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Italy Targets Migrant Rescue Ships in Emergency Decree | Voice of America

Italy Targets Migrant Rescue Ships in Emergency Decree | Voice of America

ROME - Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at...
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Nigeria: Banditry – Nigeria, Niger to Enhance Joint Military/Security Inter-Border Relations

A Joint Security Team from Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria have met with their counterparts in Niger Republic to discuss further modalities to enhance and promote...
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Nigeria: 2,084 Nigerians Entered Europe Illegally in Two Years – EU

By Kunle SanniOne in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered...
A beach on Vancouver Island

June 11 BC Tech Pilot draw invites 57 Skills Immigration and Express Entry candidates

British Columbia invited 57 Skills Immigration and Express Entry B.C. candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a new Tech Pilot draw held...
Mexico Eyes Brazil for US Asylum Deal as Trump Revives Tariff Threat | Voice of America

Mexico Eyes Brazil for US Asylum Deal as Trump Revives Tariff Threat | Voice...

MEXICO CITY - Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the...
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South Sudan: Refugees in Uganda Hope to Return Home

By Halima AthumaniUganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population – one and a quarter million people, with two-thirds having fled conflict in South Sudan. Last...
Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN migration agency

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN migration agency

IOM Greece reported that the deaths bring the total this year to 41, on the so-called Eastern Mediterranean route linking Africa and the Middle...
Trump Announces Deal With Mexico Averting Tariffs

Trump Announces Deal With Mexico Averting Tariffs

Cindy Saine at the State Department contributed to this report. U.S. President Donald Trump said late Friday that the United States and Mexico had...
(Im)migration Weekly Recap, June 2-7

(Im)migration Weekly Recap, June 2-7

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, why and how it could impact your life, family or business, so we created a...
UNICEF Scaling up Assistance to Venezuela

UNICEF Scaling up Assistance to Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS —  The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, said Friday that it is scaling up its response in crisis-stricken Venezuela, where 3.2 million children are...
Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres

Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, OHCHR spokesperson Rupert Colville expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees...
As Tariff Threat Looms, US-Mexico Discuss Migration

As Tariff Threat Looms, US-Mexico Discuss Migration

WASHINGTON —  U.S. and Mexican officials return to the negotiating table Friday to find a way to stem the flow of Central American migrants across...
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Kenya: More e-Passport Centres Opened in Kenya and Abroad

By Eric MataraThe government has opened four new Immigration centres in the country and six others in the diaspora as it seeks to ease...
Libya Frees Dozens of Sub-Saharan Refugees, Migrants

Libya Frees Dozens of Sub-Saharan Refugees, Migrants

GENEVA —  Some 3,000 asylum seekers and migrants remain trapped in government detention centers in Tripoli, close to the fighting where their lives are at...
Cameroon Tops List of Neglected Displacement Crises

Cameroon Tops List of Neglected Displacement Crises

LONDON —  A conflict that has forced half a million people from their homes in Cameroon was on Wednesday named the world’s most neglected displacement...
US Opens Mass Shelter in Texas for Migrant Children

US Opens Mass Shelter in Texas for Migrant Children

The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more youths on three military...
US Not Satisfied With Mexican Steps to Curb Migrant Surge

US Not Satisfied With Mexican Steps to Curb Migrant Surge

The United States pushed Mexico on Thursday to do more to curb the surge of Central American migrants headed north to the U.S., with...
Agency Watchdog Slams Conditions at ICE Detention Facilities

Agency Watchdog Slams Conditions at ICE Detention Facilities

The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees' rights. The...
Doctors Alarmed that Flu Killed Detained Migrant Teen

Doctors Alarmed that Flu Killed Detained Migrant Teen

HOUSTON —  A 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody, according to preliminary autopsy findings, alarming doctors...

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