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NPR: Trump Administration Seeking To Expand Collection Of Biometric Data From Immigrants

The Trump administration is considering drastically expanding the government's collection of biometric information from immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship, the Department of Homeland...

Reuters: Need a visa to visit the U.S.? Expect much longer wait times, officials warn

(Reuters) - The U.S. agency in charge of processing immigration applications said on Tuesday that it had avoided a planned furlough of...

Reuters: U.S. imposes visa restrictions on 14 Iranians over human rights violations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday said it was imposing visa restrictions on 13 Iranian individuals for their involvement in...

CNN: Stalled stimulus talks could mean thousands of furloughs and halt US immigration system

The federal agency responsible for granting citizenship, providing immigration benefits and processing visa applications could furlough two-thirds of its workforce at the...

NPR: Americans Back Trump On Immigration — But Only To Stop COVID-19, Poll Finds

Most Americans support Trump administration efforts to stop immigrants from coming to the United States as long as it's done in the...

VOA: Increase in US Immigration Fees Announced

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would dramatically increase U.S. immigration fees in multiple categories, including a first-ever fee for asylum applicants and...

CNN: DACA changes are temporary, Trump administration officials say

Senior Trump administration officials said Wednesday that the latest decision to limit an Obama-era program protecting some undocumented immigrants from deportation is a temporary...

Reuters: Exclusive: Trump administration to offer extensions for some ‘Dreamer’ immigrants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration plans to allow so-called ‘Dreamer’ immigrants to renew deportation protections for a year while...

VOA: Experts Say Collecting Immigration Data Through US Census for Reapportionment Is Unconstitutional

President Donald Trump’s bid to exclude undocumented immigrants from a census tabulation used to determine how many U.S. representatives are apportioned to...

AP: Rare outdoor ceremonies for new US citizens held in Idaho

A federal judge in Idaho has held a pair of outdoor court proceedings to safely swear in new U.S. citizens from...

VOA: No International Freshmen Allowed at Harvard, University of Southern California

Harvard University and the University of Southern California announced Tuesday that first-year international students will not be allowed on campus because of...

NPR: International Students Can Study In The U.S. This Fall — If They Can Get Here

There's a lot Andy Tu was looking forward to as a freshman at Claremont McKenna College, a small private college in California....

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...