All visa applicants to the U.S. will now be required to hand over their social media names, email addresses and phone numbers used over the last five years, according to a policy by the State Department.
The new policy is expected to affect about 15 million applicants who are seeking potential business or education visas.
A judge in Los Angeles ordered federal immigration officials to temporarily halt any surprise raids on Cambodian immigrants living in the U.S. with deportation orders.
Protections that have enabled Vietnam War refugees to live in the United States for decades are now under threat following the Trump administration’s reinterpretation of a 2008 agreement between the U.S. and Vietnam.
The deal, which was made after the Vietnam War as the two countries re-established diplomatic ties, states that undocumented Vietnamese immigrants who arrived in the U.S. before July 12, 1995, will not be deported.
After over a hundred years, the three Balangiga church bells that American troops took home as war trophies have finally been returned to the Philippines.
United States Ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim, led the handover ceremony for the “Bells of Balangiga” to the Philippine defense chief Delfin Lorenzana at an air force base in Manila on Tuesday, reports Agence France-Presse.
In recent years, Singaporean food has grown to be more appealing to the palate of many foreigners — from ordinary tourists to Michelin-starred chefs such as Gordon Ramsay and the late Anthony Bourdain
Interestingly, American soldiers got their taste of Singaporean food in the middle of training in Oklahoma during the Exercise Daring Warrior 2018, a combined live-firing exercise conducted by the U.S. Army and the Singapore Army last month.
The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, also known as the Sanctuary Church, made headlines earlier this year when crown-wearing members showed up with AR-15 rifles in a “commitment ceremony.”
Since then, the small church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania has attracted widespread attention, more recently when its current leader Rev. Hyung-jin “Sean” Moon crashed a GOP event to “bless” it.
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has come under fire for his plan to sign an executive order that aims to officially end birthright citizenship in America. One of the voices who expressed dissatisfaction with this plan is Indian-American Hollywood actress Mindy Kaling.
Kaling, born from Indian immigrant parents who received green cards to live in the US, asked questions on her Twitter post on Tuesday, Oct. 31, on what will happen to her citizenship once this executive order gets signed.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released a new ranking on the world’s most competitive and innovative economies which places Singapore on the second spot just behind the United States.
Based on the report released on Wednesday, Germany places third while Switzerland, which sat on top of WEF global competitiveness rankings for almost a decade, drops to fourth place.
State and local election officials in Georgia are facing a lawsuit after it was revealed that there are high rejection rates of absentee ballots in Gwinnett County. As pointed out in an earlier report by WhoWhatWhy, mail-in ballots of Asian Americans and other people of color are being rejected at an unusually high number in comparison to White voters.
A species of tick originating in Asia is rapidly invading the U.S., authorities warn.
Described as an “aggressive biter,” the Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) has now spread in at least eight states.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is bringing up the idea of a peace treaty to U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korean media reported.
According to Dong-A Ilbo, an unidentified official in Seoul claimed that Kim will likely raise the offer in a meeting with Trump, including the prospect of diplomatic relations and nuclear disarmament.
Anastasia Vashukevich, a self-proclaimed “seductress” who also goes by the name Nastya Rybka, appealed to United States media to help her get out of a Thailand prison in exchange for information about the Russia-Trump campaign conspiracy.
Rybka, born in Belarus, was one of the 10 arrested in Pattaya, Thailand, on Feb. 26 for running an illegal “sex training class” for compatriots. She entered the country on a Russian passport, a Thai immigration official told CNN.