US President Donald Trump visits a refurbished section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, California, on Friday. Photo: AP

‘Our country is full’: Donald Trump says migrants are straining US system as he visits border wall

  • ‘It’s a colossal surge, and it’s overwhelming our immigration system. We can’t take you anymore’
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump visits a refurbished section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, California, on Friday. Photo: AP
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Supporters of US President Donald Trump rally for the president during his visit to see the controversial border wall prototypes on March 13, 2018 in San Diego, California. The border visit is Trump’s first trip to California since taking office. Photo:: Getty Images/AFP

Chinese take a shine to Europe’s investor immigrant schemes, as waiting list for US programme stretches to 10 years

  • Concerns over long waiting lists, policy uncertainty, and lack of welcome prompt search for alternative emigration destinations
  • Washington’s EB-5 investment immigration programme last year issued 4,642 visas to those born in the mainland, down from 8,308 in 2014
Topic |   US immigration

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Supporters of US President Donald Trump rally for the president during his visit to see the controversial border wall prototypes on March 13, 2018 in San Diego, California. The border visit is Trump’s first trip to California since taking office. Photo:: Getty Images/AFP
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