IMMIGRATION NEWS

ICE Appears to End Use of Federal Prisons for Immigrant Detainees
ICE Appears to End Use of Federal Prisons for Immigrant Detainees
(NPR) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has all but abandoned its use of federal prisons to… read more...
Kenyan Passport Ranked 7th Most Powerful in Africa
Kenyan Passport Ranked 7th Most Powerful in Africa
The Kenyan passport has been ranked the 7th most powerful travel document in Africa and 73nd… read more...
4,000 Kenyans Seeking Asylum in the US
4,000 Kenyans Seeking Asylum in the US
About 4,000 Kenyans are seeking asylum in the United States, making it the most preferred… read more...
10 Most Powerful Passports in the World Named
10 Most Powerful Passports in the World Named
Japanese passport has been ranked the world's most powerful travel document. Henley Passport Index… read more...
Chinese Nationals Arrested in Nairobi with Items Feared to Be a 'Threat to National Security’
Chinese Nationals Arrested in Nairobi with Items Feared to Be a '…
Officers from the Kenyan Immigration Department on Friday arrested five Chinese nationals in… read more...
Federal Judge Blocks Deportation of over 300,000 Immigrants
Federal Judge Blocks Deportation of over 300,000 Immigrants
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were facing deportation from the US can now breath a sigh… read more...
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period Now Open
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period No…
The registration period for the US Diversity Visa program for Fiscal Year 2020 (DV-2020), popularly… read more...
Immigrants in the US Could Soon Need to Have Good Credit to be Approved for Green Cards
Immigrants in the US Could Soon Need to Have Good Credit to be Approve…
Immigrants in the United States seeking to adjust their status or extend their stay may have to… read more...
US Green Card Lottery Period for Fiscal Year 2020 Begins October 3rd, 2018
US Green Card Lottery Period for Fiscal Year 2020 Begins October 3rd,…
The US State Department has announced that the entry period for the Diversity Visa program for the… read more...
Near-Record Number of People Entered the US Green Card Lottery in 2017
Near-Record Number of People Entered the US Green Card Lottery in 2017
More than 22.4 million people from various countries around the globe entered the US Diversity Visa… read more...
15 Chinese Nationals Including Underage Girls Arrested in a Brothel in Nairobi, to be Deported
15 Chinese Nationals Including Underage Girls Arrested in a Brothel in…
Officers from the Kenyan Immigration Department have arrested 15 Chinese nationals in Nairobi on… read more...
USCIS to Deny Green Cards, Visas, Citizenship Applications without First Notifying Applicants in New Radical Changes
USCIS to Deny Green Cards, Visas, Citizenship Applications without Fir…
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has made radical changes to rules guiding… read more...
No Place for Illegal Immigrants in Kenya, CS Matiang'i Says
No Place for Illegal Immigrants in Kenya, CS Matiang'i Says
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i maintains that the crackdown on illegal and undocumented… read more...
US House of Representatives Passes Bill Allowing Gov't to Easily Deport Immigrants Who Commit Violent Crimes
US House of Representatives Passes Bill Allowing Gov't to Easily…
The United States House of Representatives has passed a Bill allowing the government to easily… read more...
Kenyan Immigration Department Deports Racist Sonlink CEO  Liu Jiaqi, Chinese Embassy Speaks Out
Kenyan Immigration Department Deports Racist Sonlink CEO Liu Jiaqi, C…
The Immigration Department has finally deported a Chinese national who was videotaped making racist… read more...
Immigration Officers Raid Chinese State-Owned TV Station CGTN in Nairobi over Illegal Foreigners
Immigration Officers Raid Chinese State-Owned TV Station CGTN in Nairo…
Immigration officials on Wednesday arrested an unknown number of suspected illegal foreigners… read more...
Kenya Deports Over 1,000 Illegal Immigrants
Kenya Deports Over 1,000 Illegal Immigrants
Kenya has deported more than 1,000 illegal immigrants in the last two weeks as the crackdown across… read more...
Five Nigerian Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Nairobi's Lucky Summer Estate
Five Nigerian Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Nairobi's Lucky Summ…
Police in Nairobi have arrested five Nigerian citizens as the crackdown on illegal immigrants… read more...
Kenyan Authorities Ask Immigrants to Walk with their Identification Documents as Crackdown Intensifies
Kenyan Authorities Ask Immigrants to Walk with their Identification Do…
The government has refuted claims that the ongoing crackdown on illegal immigrants in the country… read more...
90 Illegal Immigrants Arrested as Swoop Continues Across Kenya
90 Illegal Immigrants Arrested as Swoop Continues Across Kenya
Police have arrested close to 100 immigrants in various operations as the government intensifies… read more...
Bank of America Under Fire for Reportedly Freezing Customers Accounts over their Citizenship Status
Bank of America Under Fire for Reportedly Freezing Customers Accounts…
Bank of America is under fire for reportedly freezing customer accounts after they failed to answer… read more...
Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants to Meet International Standards, Interior CS Fred Matiang'i Says
Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants to Meet International Standards, Inter…
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i says the crackdown on illegal immigrants and undocumented… read more...
Government Sets Up Hotline Telephone Number for Kenyans to Report Illegal Immigrants
Government Sets Up Hotline Telephone Number for Kenyans to Report Ille…
The government has intensified the crackdown on illegal immigrants in the country following an… read more...
Matiang'i Orders Deportation of All Illegal Immigrants by November 30th
Matiang'i Orders Deportation of All Illegal Immigrants by Novembe…
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has ordered the deportation of all illegal immigrants in… read more...
Gov't Suspends Issuance of Work Permits to Foreigners within the Country
Gov't Suspends Issuance of Work Permits to Foreigners within the…
The government has suspended the issuance of work permits to foreigners while they are in the… read more...
Immigration Authorities Investigate How Top Somali Gov't Official Acquired Multiple Kenyan Passports, ID
Immigration Authorities Investigate How Top Somali Gov't Official…
Kenyan authorities have commenced a probe to establish how a top Somali government official… read more...
DHS to Restart Deportation Cases for Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants
DHS to Restart Deportation Cases for Hundreds of Thousands of Immigran…
Recently released internal communications at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reveal a… read more...
Immigration: Court Deals Blow to Trump Administration's Bid to End DACA Program
Immigration: Court Deals Blow to Trump Administration's Bid to En…
US President Donald Trump administration bid to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)… read more...
Some Bank of America Customers Questioned about Citizenship Status, Had Accounts Frozen
Some Bank of America Customers Questioned about Citizenship Status, Ha…
This is a heads-up for any Bank of America customers: you might be getting questions about your… read more...
Kenya Immigration Department Issues Tougher Guidelines for Foreigners Seeking Work Documents
Kenya Immigration Department Issues Tougher Guidelines for Foreigners…
The Department of Immigration Services is set to introduce new rules and guidelines for foreigners… read more...