• By Aziz Haniffa
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A leading South Asian American civil rights group has declared the administration’s end to protected status for more than 9,000 Nepali immigrants “further proof of the Trump administration’s racist, anti-immigrant, deportation agenda.” South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) has denounced the action announced on April 26 by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen. 

 Pakistan is considering imposing reciprocal restrictions on U.S. diplomats after Washington announced that it would impose travel restrictions on Pakistani diplomats starting from Friday, the media reported. The authorities are planning to enforce restrictions on American diplomats posted in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi, Dawn News reported.