Somalis hurry back to the US amid travel ban worries
06 February 2017 | 2:12 am
Dozens of Somali US visa holders, as well as Green Card holders and those travelling on temporary US travel documents, are in frantic efforts trying to get back to the United States before President Donald Trump’s immigration ban is reinstated.
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The raise is more modest than the previous 0.75% consecutive increases, which comes as inflation starts to slow in the US. The move comes hours ahead of expected similar decisions in Europe and the UK.
As President Joe Biden courts domestic lithium production for electric vehicle batteries, opposition by affected local communities grows against the impacts.
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