Category Archives: Immigration

14Aug/17

More NGOs follow MSF in suspending Mediterranean migrant rescues

AT SEA, MEDITERRANEAN (SEA-EYE) – Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because they said they felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard. Continue reading

14Aug/17

70 years later, a survivor tells tales of India-Pakistan split

AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Human Rights Watch: French police use excessive force on Calais migrants

CALAIS, FRANCE (JULY 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Human Rights Watch pressed France on Wednesday (July 26) to end what it described as recurrent police violence against migrants in the northern town of Calais, where hundreds have returned despite the demolition of a sprawling camp once known as “the Jungle”. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Video shows border agents telling teen to drink liquid meth that killed him

SAN YSIDRO PORT OF ENTRY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION) – Video released this week shows a 16-year-old Mexican teenager being told by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to drink from a bottle which contained liquid methamphetamine moments before his death. Continue reading

22Jul/17

Exclusive: Trump admin planning sweeping immigration raids

U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest teenage immigrants suspected of gang involvement as U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to crack down on illegal immigration. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading

02Jul/17

Thousands of migrant workers leave Thailand after labour crackdown

MYAWADDY, MYANMAR (JUNE 30, 2017) (TPBS) – Thousands of irregular migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia are leaving Thailand each day, Thailand’s immigration police said on Friday (June 30), after a decree aimed at managing foreign workers took effect earlier this month.
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