Mass protests continue in India over a new citizenship law the government says will protect non-Muslim immigrants -- but critics see as a thinly veiled attack on Muslims. Many of the demonstrations have remained peaceful, but in some areas, police…
The law passed two weeks ago allows Hindus, Christians and other religious minorities who are in India illegally to become citizens if they can show they were persecuted because of their religion in Muslim-majority Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. It does…
By Wasbir Hussain, Associated Press
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved a new law granting preferential treatment to non-Muslim refugees from neighboring states Afghanistan, Parkistan and Bangladesh. Modi says the measure protects religious minorities fleeing Muslim nations -- but opponents say it discriminates against…
The new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in several neighboring countries.
By Emily Schmall, Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
The U.S. Census Bureau is asking states for drivers' license records that typically include citizenship data and has made a new request for information on recipients of government assistance, alarming some civil rights advocates.
The Trump administration’s latest move on immigration sparked outrage and confusion when it was announced, but Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, says the reaction was unwarranted and that "all the same people still become citizens."…
By Gretchen Frazee
Changes announced this week mean some children born to U.S. personnel abroad will no longer automatically be considered U.S. citizens and will face more red tape to secure that citizenship.
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated guidance that appears to mostly affect non-citizen service members but caused confusion among immigration lawyers and advocates.
Recent immigration debates have focused on illegal entry into the U.S. But the Trump administration is issuing new rules to limit legal immigration, by penalizing green card seekers who use, or might eventually use, public benefits. Yamiche Alcindor talks to…
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