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Congo asylum seeker in US separated from child for months: ACLU

US immigration authorities have held a Congolese asylum seeker and her seven-year-old daughter in separate detention centres for months, a new lawsuit alleges, stoking fears Donald Trump’s administration plans to keep families apart in a bid to stem asylum requests. In a claim filed on Monday in a US District Court in California, the American…

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Ethiopia’s utter of emergency to final six months

A state of emergency declared in Ethiopia after the resignation of the country’s prime minister will last for six months, the minister of defence has said, as the goverment seeks to stem political unrest amid long-standing demands for greater freedoms. The measure, which was first announced by state media after a cabinet meeting on Friday, includes…

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US says 200,000 Salvadorans must leave within 18 months

New York, USA – Members of the Salvadoran community in the US have expressed their “devastation” after President Donald Trump’s government said it would stop providing legal status and the ability to work to some 200,000 immigrants from El Salvador. The move, announced on Monday by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), gave Salvadoran holders of Temporary…