Tag Archives: Immigration

COVID-19: Foreign Students Risk Deportation If US Schools Go Online-Only

The United States government has said that it would not grant visas to international students enrolled in a school whose programme offer online classes only while students whose school will switch might also risk deportation, all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, July 6, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), which is run…

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President Trump Extends Suspension On US Work Visa To Year-End

On Monday, The White House revealed that President Donald Trump has prolonged a ban on the issuance of US employment permits for new immigrants, foreigners to year-end and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely in the tech industry. A senior administration official told journalists the move would affect 525,000 jobs in the US, which…

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#BobDaddyChallenge: NIS Suspends Redeployment Of Female Officers After Falz’s Intervention

The Nigerian Immigration Service NIS, has suspended the reposting of five of its female officers who participated in viral “BopDaddy” challenge promoted by rapper Falz. Recall that the 5 female officers, Priscilla Irabor, Binti Attabor, Catherine Bakura, Blessing Udida and Ockiya Eneni were punished by the service for participating in the popular social media challenge. They were…

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President Donald Trump To Halt Immigration Into US Due To Coronavirus Fears

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to sign an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States, saying he needs to protect American jobs as coronavirus ravages the economy. The move, announced in a late-night post on Twitter, effectively achieves a long-term Trump policy goal to curb immigration, making use of the health and…

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Buhari Calls For More Patience Over Border Closure, Reveals What Will Determine Its Reopening

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed what will determine the reopening of partially closed Nigeria border recently. According to him, It is by report of the tripartite committee made up of Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic, Daily Times report. Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the president stated this during a…

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Suspects Arrested For Allegedly Issuing Fake Canadian Visas

EFCC, on Thursday, arraigned Adeshina Taoheed Aderemi, Adekoya Abosede and Ishola Abiodun Kazeem before Justice R. B. Akintola of the High Court of Oyo State, sitting in Ibadan, on 7-count charge bordering on forgery, uttering and obtaining money by false pretence. The syndicates journey to the dock followed a petition to the Commission from their…

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President Donald Trump Signs An Executive Order To “Keep Families Together At The Border”

President of United States of America, Donald Trump, has signed an executive order to “keep families together at the border.” This comes after the national outrage at his “zero tolerance” immigration policy that was separating toddlers from their parents and putting them in detention camps. During a press conference on Wednesday (June 20), he had said, just before…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in partnership with the United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Tuesday, inaugurated e-ticketing to facilitate easy booking of motorists for road traffic offences. The Senate said Nigeria will…

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