Vietnam conducts fifth national population census

Vietnam conducts fifth national population census

The content of the fifth national population census includes general information on population, immigration, education and professional qualifications, disability status, marital status, mortality, labor and employment, and basic living conditions of households nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue announced yesterday.

US House Speaker Paul Ryan (right) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are contending with a large to-do list that includes striking a deal with Democrats on immigration, funding the government and raising the debt ceiling. - AFP/VNA Photo

US Congress gridlocked as budget, immigration deadlines loom

Bitterly divided US lawmakers return this week to face a shrinking window for reaching deals on immigration, federal spending and the debt, as Republican infighting swirls and President Donald Trump complains he is getting zero cooperation from Democrats.
Trump proposes linking immigration cuts to protecting 'Dreamers'

Trump proposes linking immigration cuts to protecting 'Dreamers'

President Donald Trump urged linking a Republican bill to cut legal immigration to the United States with a measure protecting immigrants brought illegally to the country as children, said a U.S. lawmaker who attended a White House meeting on Wednesday.