Tag Archives: Human migration

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

07Mar/17

Nigeria seeks U.S. immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel

Nigeria advises its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, following several incidents of people with valid visas being denied entry.

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13Feb/17

After a series of immigration raids in the U.S., Mexican day laborers in New York learn about their rights

After a U.S. federal immigration agents arrest hundreds of undocumented immigrants, the Consul General of Mexico to New York educates day laborers about what to do in case of an immigration raid.

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16Nov/16

EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

The European Commission proposes a plan under which millions of foreign tourists and business people who do not need visas will have to complete a five euro online security check to be allowed to enter the EU.

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12Jan/16
Steve Lawrie was asked to smuggle Bahar Ahmadi into Britain

Briton seeks acquittal for trying to take migrant girl to UK, lawyer says

A British ex-soldier who tried to smuggle a four-year old Afghani girl from Calais into Britain will go on trial in France, facing a charge of aiding illegal immigration. Saying French law protects those who help people in danger from being punished, his lawyer says she will seek acquittal.

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18Sep/15

EU migration head says “times are testing the Union”

(REUTERS) – The European Union’s migration commissioner said on Thursday (September 17) that barriers of the kind that Hungary had erected on its Serbian border were temporary solutions that only diverted refugees and migrants to other countries and escalated tensions.
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24May/15

Mathematician John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner who inspired “A Beautiful Mind,” killed in auto accident

Mathematician John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner who inspired “A Beautiful Mind,” killed in auto accident, according to local media.

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19May/15

EU approves military operation to tackle migrant crisis

LIBYA (Next Media) – As the EU struggles to cope with the surge in illegal immigrants arriving from conflict-stricken Libya, EU ministers have approved an operation that will establish a military force to combat human smuggling across the Mediterranean Sea.
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18May/15

“We didn’t come here to steal from you” says African migrant in Italy

African migrants living in an Italian asylum centre speak about their experiences and hopes since travelling to Europe.

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