News: Nigeria and 12 other African countries may suffer American Visa denials as Trump Targets Visa Overstays

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The White House shifted its focus this week from the surge of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border to the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrive in the United States legally and then illegally remain in the country after their visas expire. Though President Donald Trump has fixated on the rising numbers of Central American families claiming asylum at the […]

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News: Nigerian Immigrants Are More Likely To Have A BA Than Chinese

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Jennifer Lee, a professor at Columbia University, recently tweeted that Nigerian immigrants in the U.S. are more likely to have a bachelor’s degree than Chinese immigrants. Of course, many people were shocked as her comment goes against the stereotype of Asian-Americans being among the most educated immigrant groups. But Lee has the research to back it up. She and Van […]

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News: Africans are the Hardest working English Speaking Immigrants in America

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Kenyan immigrants working in the US have been ranked as the third most industrious foreigners. Kenyan workers scored 73.4 per cent to emerge third in the list of the hardest and most skilled immigrant groups in the US, according a 2018 report by Bloomberg. MEXICANS The research ranks Ghanaians and Bulgarians at positions one and two, with 75.2 per cent […]

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News: More African Immigrants live in Africa than other places but the ones in America are the most educated

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The growing number of African immigrants who settle in the United States are more highly educated than those who go to Europe, according to a new survey by a major American research group. The survey also confirms previous studies showing that African immigrants are more likely than Americans to have had some tertiary education. And in another finding, the survey […]

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Ghana Missing In Best Countries Ranking

Ghana is missing in the maiden best countries ranking released over the weekend in the United States. The highest ranked country in Africa is South Africa, in 31st position, followed by Morocco in 35th, Egypt in 39th, Tunisia in 47th, Nigeria in 57th and Algeria rounding off the ranking at 60th position. Ghana cannot even be found in the best […]

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Double standards: SA depends on remittances from citizens abroad for 1% of economy while most immigrants in SA are employers

By Lee Mwiti THE argument by South African xenophobes following the deadly targeting of mainly African nationals has been that the foreigners are taking their jobs and competing for scarce resources. It is a view that has been tacitly supported by ruling party politicians, with some ministers  saying that foreign nationals were in the country only as a “courtesy” and that they […]

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