BREAKING NEWS

Immigration

News

Libya is promised money and equipment to help fight the people smugglers

Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki

Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki

News

Children trapped in 'endless misery' at Greek refugee camps - report

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

News

Veteran Mexican politician in solidarity with migrants

Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is in New York to show solidarity with his fellow countrymen living in the city.

Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is in New York to show solidarity with his fellow countrymen living in the city.

News

Turkey 'to impose diplomatic sanctions' on the Netherlands

Turkey says it will impose 'whatever diplomatic sanctions it has' on its NATO ally the Netherlands in an escalating row between the two nations.

Turkey says it will impose 'whatever diplomatic sanctions it has' on its NATO ally the Netherlands in an escalating row between the two nations.

News

Turks squeeze oranges in anti-Dutch protest

Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…

Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…

News

Woman power and immigration - this week in pictures

People attend a rally calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye’s arrest in central Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2017.

People attend a rally calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye’s arrest in central Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2017.

News

Hawaii launches first legal challenge to Trump travel ban

Hawaii has become the first US state to request an emergency order halting President Donald Trump’s revised travel restrictions, or in the words of its attorney general, ‘Muslim Ban…

Hawaii has become the first US state to request an emergency order halting President Donald Trump’s revised travel restrictions, or in the words of its attorney general, ‘Muslim Ban…

News

Illegal immigration numbers fall across US-Mexican border

The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February, according to government figures.

The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February, according to government figures.

Europe

Alarm in Brussels over new Hungary asylum law

Hungary’s hardline new asylum law has sent shockwaves through the European Parliament, with some MEPs calling for a plenary session to address it.

Hungary’s hardline new asylum law has sent shockwaves through the European Parliament, with some MEPs calling for a plenary session to address it.

Europe

Greek mayors urge more help with migratory flows

The migration flows from Turkey to Greece were dramatically reduced after the EU- Turkey deal signed, local Greek officials said on Tuesday.

The migration flows from Turkey to Greece were dramatically reduced after the EU- Turkey deal signed, local Greek officials said on Tuesday.

News

Top EU court rules member states don't have to issue visas to refugees

The EU’s top court said on Tuesday that member states don’t have to admit people on humanitarian grounds, even if they are at risk of torture or inhumane…

The EU’s top court said on Tuesday that member states don’t have to admit people on humanitarian grounds, even if they are at risk of torture or inhumane…

News

US housing secretary Carson compares slaves to immigrants

Ben Carson, President Trump's secretary for housing and urban development, has sparked outrage for comparing US African slaves to “immigrants”

Ben Carson, President Trump's secretary for housing and urban development, has sparked outrage for comparing US African slaves to “immigrants”

Europe

Protest held in support of refugees

A group of demonstrators on Monday held a protest in support of refugees close to the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

A group of demonstrators on Monday held a protest in support of refugees close to the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

Nocomment

Spanish NGO rescues 250 migrants at sea

More than 200 African migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Saturday by Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO.

More than 200 African migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Saturday by Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO.

News

More than a thousand migrants rescued in one day from the Mediterranean

Around 900 migrants have been rescued from flimsy boats in the Mediterranean. Coastguards says at one point, 10 separate search and rescue operations were underway.

Around 900 migrants have been rescued from flimsy boats in the Mediterranean. Coastguards says at one point, 10 separate search and rescue operations were underway.

News

Germany and Tunisia agree migrant deal

Angela Merkel says Tunisia has agreed to take back hundreds of its nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected by Germany. The German chancellor made the pledge during a visit to the Tunisi

Angela Merkel says Tunisia has agreed to take back hundreds of its nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected by Germany. The German chancellor made the pledge during a visit to the Tunisi

News

Italy clears its "Great Ghetto" of migrants

Around one hundred police and firefighters have cleared the remaining 500 migrants from a shantytown between the towns of San Severo and Rignano Garganico in Italy.

Around one hundred police and firefighters have cleared the remaining 500 migrants from a shantytown between the towns of San Severo and Rignano Garganico in Italy.

News

Outcry as Britain deports grandmother after nearly 30 years in Britain

A Singapore woman, married to a British man for 27 years with two children and a grandchild has been deported for failing to satisfy residency requirements.

A Singapore woman, married to a British man for 27 years with two children and a grandchild has been deported for failing to satisfy residency requirements.

News

Violence erupts between locals and migrants in South Africa

The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.

The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.