Category Archives: Immigration

Kenyan man to be deported for masturbating in front of a an eight-year old girl – Court Standard

A Kenyan-born man who was working as fruit picker in Australia has pleaded guilty to three charges of gross misconduct – including masturbating in front of a minor – and will be deported soon, Dunia Times has learnt.  The man, who has been described by an Australian court as a serial masturbator, was jailed for, among other things, touching himself inappropriately in a supermarket and in front of an eight-year-old girl. Salesa Casali, 27, was charged with masturbating inside Bundaberg IGA in Queensland and then in front of the young girl in separate incidents four days apart last year, according…

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LIVE TV: Watch live as Uhuru flags off the much anticipated, controversial SGR train Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI It has been described as a game-changer and the project of the century. Costing about 327 Billion Shillings, the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project goes down in history as one of the most expensive ventures undertaken by any government in East and Central Africa. Today, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is a happy man. By flagging off the train, he is doing something akin to what he promised his supporters during the campaigns prior to the 2013 election. And although he had talked of a railway line from Mombasa to Malaba via Kisumu, his leutenants argue that ni…

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Teen with Kenyan roots accepted by several US Ivy League school speaks out Standard

It could be luck, a miracle, being a genius or all of the above that have made Derek Onserio, an American boy with Kenyan roots, a sensation in the US. Applying for admission in all the eight most prestigious universities in the US and getting accepted by each one of them, is no mean feat, and when the family spoke to the Sunday Nation this week, the reality of the achievement that was covered in the US media was yet to sink in. Joining Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Princeton, Cornell, Dartmouth, and the University of Pennsylvania — the so-called Ivy…

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Australian High Court declares Kenyan-born lawyer Lucy Gichuhi new Senator Standard

  The Australian High Court has cleared citizenship hurdles pitting the legitimacy of Lucy Gichuhi’s senate win.The court confirmed the Kenyan-born lawyer’s citizenship, therefore, ending the debacle on the validity of her election.Gichuhi was to replace Bob Day in the Senate but there were claims that she had dual citizenship.The lawyer moved to Australia in 1999 and became the country’s citizen in 2001. Newly elected Senator Lucy Gichuhi: I never imagined I would have the opportunity to serve this great nation MORE: https://t.co/m1CXh4rcL8 pic.twitter.com/YxmYBYmx9s — Sky News Australia (@SkyNewsAust) April 19, 2017 She is the first person of Kenyan descent to…

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VIDEO: Kenyan born lawyer wins seat in Australian Senate Standard

A Kenya-born woman has moved closer to becoming a senator in Australia after a vote recount ordered by a court went in her favour, Australia’s state broadcaster reports. Lucy Gichuhi won the recount conducted on the orders of an Australian High Court in its April 5 verdict. Now all she needs is an official declaration of the recount by the court before she becomes one of Australia’s 76 senators. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reports that Mrs Gichuhi, if cleared, will become the first person of Kenyan descent elected to the country’s Federal Parliament. “I am honoured and grateful for…

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VIDEO: Some Kenyans in US still feel “short-changed” by Uhuru’s administration Standard

The United States of America continues to attract the highest number of visitors and new residents alike each and every year. Kenyans make up a significant part of the thousands who decide to take this journey with over five thousand Kenyans moving permanently to the U.S last year alone.What do they think of Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration as the election date fast approaches? Not a whole lot seems to have changed some four and a half years down the line – at least in the perception of some of the Kenyans we spoke two three years ago. Be the judge and…

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Kenyan man says driving a truck in US was all he dreamt of doing Standard

Initially, I struggled a lot trying to understand the American accent as I could not get the instructions given by the dispatcher, says Njuguna Muchaba, who left Kenya for the US in 2003 and now lives in Alabama with his wife and three kids. “Nimahingagira ciugo muno, (they muffle their words a lot),” he says. Mr Muchaba says that even before he left Kenya, he was clear in his mind that he wanted to be a truck driver as soon as he landed in the US. And his dream came true as he now owns his business and drives his own…

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VIDEO: Kenyan truck owner/driver in US gives candid account of ‘being a trucker in America’ Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI Initially, I struggled a lot trying to understand the American accent as I could not get the instructions given by the dispatcher, says Njuguna Muchaba, who left Kenya for the US in 2003 and now lives in Alabama with his wife and three kids. “Nimahingagira ciugo muno, (they muffle their words a lot),” he says. Mr Muchaba says that even before he left Kenya, he was clear in his mind that he wanted to be a truck driver as soon as he landed in the US. And his dream came true as he now owns his business and…

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VIDEO: Immigrants arrested in US as they attend Green Card Interviews Standard

Five immigrants were arrested by U.S. Immigration officers after they showed up for their Green Card interviews in Lawrence, Massachusetts. According to WBUR radio in Boston, the five were arrested on Wednesday after showing up at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. One of the immigrant arrested who was from Brazil had a prior deportation order but had since gotten married to a U.S. citizen who in turn petitioned for her green card. According to her attorney Brian Doyle, his client who has no criminal record was arrested after her interview which lasted for 40 minutes. The ICE…

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