Trump to scrap protection for ‘Dreamers,’ gives Congress six months to fix
04 September 2017 | 3:58 pm
President Donald Trump has decided to scrap a program shielding from deportation immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children but will give Congress six months to craft legislation to replace it, sources familiar with the situation said.
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The legislation is backed by President Joe Biden. It comes amid a rise in attacks, including murders, against Asian Americans during the COVID pandemic.
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In 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday', director Lee Daniels focuses on a period of Holiday's life that was marred by government persecution. The blues singer persisted in performing protest song "Strange Fruit", a wrenching description of the racist and murderous practice of lynching. Her act of resistance attracted unwanted attention from the authorities. FRANCE 24's film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how the biopic argues for Holiday's rightful place as a civil rights activist as well as a gifted entertainer.
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More than 13,000 Nigerian students currently studying in the United States.
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US President Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before the start of the NATO heads of state summit in Brussels and says he wants "all of Europe to know that the United States is there," with respect to Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. Article 5 provides that if a NATO Ally is the victim of an armed attack, each and every other member of the Alliance will consider this act of violence as an armed attack against all members and will take the actions it deems necessary to assist the Ally attacked.
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A plan to privatize South America's largest state-owned energy provider has been approved by Brazilian lawmakers. Critics warn that privatization will increase energy costs.
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Afghan immigrants living in the German city of Hamburg are wary of the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan. They told DW that the Taliban's gains have dashed their hopes of returning to their country one day.
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People in costume gather during the UFO Festival and AlienFest in Roswell, New Mexico, a week after US Congress released a highly-awaited report on UFO sightings.
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The Brazilian president has threatened to not accept the results of next year's election should the current electronic voting system remain in place.
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With a new type of simple blood test, Elizabeth Holmes wanted to revolutionize the health care industry. Her company Theranos was a Wall Street darling until it was exposed as a fraud. Now she is on trial in California.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the Foreign Affairs Committee that the previous presidency left Joe Biden little choice but to complete the withdrawal. Republicans called it "an unmitigated disaster."
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Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden have agreed that "open consultations" could have prevented the diplomatic row between Paris and Washington over a nuclear submarine deal.
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A video of teenagers behaving badly at a train station has been shared by a far-right politician in France who called for the troublemakers to be deported from the country. The insinuation was two-fold: that the events took place in France and that the youths were immigrants. 'France 24 Observers' have fact-checked the video.
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Germany has decided to supply battle tanks to Ukraine. International law experts are now debating whether this makes Germany a "war party."
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Washington says Moscow is not complying with the pact as tensions soar over Russia's war in Ukraine. The treaty, which in its current state is due to continue to 2026, limits the two countries' nuclear capabilities.