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USA POLITICS: Police Arrrest Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, 30 Other Protesters Outside White House For Protesting Agaist Trump Immigrant Policy

USA POLITICS: Police Arrrest Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, 30 Other Protesters Outside White House For Protesting Agaist Trump Immigrant Policy

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) said, “The same values that I inculcated in my daughters, that my wife and I raised them, [Dreamers] are an example and exemplify them. Their dreams are just like my kids’ dreams.”

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WORLD POLITICAL NEWS DAILY BRIEF: 01 August 2017

WORLD POLITICAL NEWS DAILY BRIEF: 01 August 2017

WORLD BRIEF: The number of people with an immigrant background in Germany rose 8.5 percent to a record 18.6 million in 2016, largely due to an increase in refugees, the Federal Statistics Office said on Tuesday.

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MEXICO POLITICS: US Sued for Turning Away Mexican Asylum Seekers at Border

MEXICO POLITICS: US Sued for Turning Away Mexican Asylum Seekers at Border

Amnesty International and Human Rights First confirmed the report, saying such incidents have occurred at crossings along the 2,000-mile US-Mexico border over the past year.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Ban on Asylum Seekers Working in Ireland Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

IRELAND POLITICS: Ban on Asylum Seekers Working in Ireland Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court gave lawmakers six months to consider how to address a law it said damages the self-worth of those seeking refugee status.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Government Seizes Immigrant-Owned Bakeries

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Government Seizes Immigrant-Owned Bakeries

More than 20 closed bakeries, 2 occupied by the government and 4 closed, is the balance that has been left by the new regimen of bakery inspections implemented by the regime of Nicolás Maduro at Caracas locales.

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PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru has expressed concern about shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela, mired in a deep economic crisis.

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USA POLITICS: Kellyanne Conway Cites ‘Massacre’ that Never Occurred to Defend Immigrant Ban

USA POLITICS: Kellyanne Conway Cites ‘Massacre’ that Never Occurred to Defend Immigrant Ban

Trump administration aide Kellyanne Conway corrected herself on Friday in a post on Twitter, saying: “Honest mistakes abound.”

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INDONESIA POLITICS: FM Retno Marsudi Says Muslim-Majority Indonesia Deeply Regrets Trump’s Immigrant Vetting Plans

INDONESIA POLITICS: FM Retno Marsudi Says Muslim-Majority Indonesia Deeply Regrets Trump’s Immigrant Vetting Plans

President Donald Trump told reporters in White House’s Oval Office on Saturday his order was “not a Muslim ban” and said the measures were long overdue.

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USA POLITICS: Rahm Emanuel Defies Trump On Immigration, Says Chicago Always Immigrant Sanctuary

USA POLITICS: Rahm Emanuel Defies Trump On Immigration, Says Chicago Always Immigrant Sanctuary

‘To be clear about what Chicago is, it always will be a sanctuary city,’ Rahm Emanuel said.

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USA: Trump Softening In Hardline Position On Immigration

USA: Trump Softening In Hardline Position On Immigration

“There certainly can be a softening because we’re not looking to hurt people,” Trump insisting there were some “great people” among immigrant population.

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USA: Sen. Jeff Sessions Backs Immigrant Ideological Test

USA: Sen. Jeff Sessions Backs Immigrant Ideological Test

“The American people clearly support the idea that if you can’t vet somebody from a dangerous area of the globe, they should not be brought into the United States,” Sessions told CBS’ “Face the Nation.”

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GERMANY: Anti-Immigrant Hecklers Chant To Angela Merkel ‘Traitor, Traitor’ And ‘We Are The Mob’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel strongly condemned a group of violent anti-refugee protesters who injured dozens of police officers in clashes. Read more.

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