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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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Liberians On DED On Path to Get Green Cards

-- Sweeping Bill Passed in U.S. House to Adjust Status of Liberians on DED/TPS The United States House of Representatives has voted decisively to pass...
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West Africa: Libya Frees Dozens of Sub-Saharan Refugees, Migrants

By Lisa SchleinSome 3,000 asylum seekers and migrants remain trapped in government detention centers in Tripoli, close to the fighting where their lives are...
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Kenyan ‘Gay’ Rugby Player Faces Deportation From UK

By Amina WakoKenyan rugby player Kenneth Macharia has been asked to leave the United Kingdom soonest possible. The 39 year-old Macharia went to the UK...
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Nigeria: Fire Destroys Relief Materials Meant for IDPs in Borno

An early morning inferno on Wednesday destroyed relief materials worth millions of Naira at the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative's (PCNI) warehouse, Baga Road...
Trump Says 'Not Nearly Enough' Progress in US-Mexico Migrant Talks

Trump Says ‘Not Nearly Enough’ Progress in US-Mexico Migrant Talks

VOA's Nike Ching contributed to this report. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says progress was made Wednesday in migrant talks between the United States and...
Feds Cut English Classes, Legal Services for Immigrant Kids

Feds Cut English Classes, Legal Services for Immigrant Kids

PHOENIX —  Immigrant children in the care of the U.S. government may no longer have access to English-language courses and legal services, officials said Wednesday. The...
Number of Children, Families Crossing US-Mexico Border Jumps in May

Number of Children, Families Crossing US-Mexico Border Jumps in May

The number of unauthorized border-crossers apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico frontier increased sharply in May, federal officials announced Wednesday, as the country grapples with an...
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B.C. PNP Draw Held June 4 issues 272 ITAs

Details The CanadaVisa Team 05 June 2019 British...
US House Votes to Protect 'Dreamer' Immigrants

US House Votes to Protect ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as...
US Border Patrol Arrests 153 Africans at Texas Border 

US Border Patrol Arrests 153 Africans at Texas Border 

U.S. Border Patrol agents have apprehended more than 150 African immigrants attempting unauthorized crossings into Texas at the U.S. southern border within the past...
Libyan Coast Guard Intercepts Some 100 Europe-Bound Migrants

Libyan Coast Guard Intercepts Some 100 Europe-Bound Migrants

BENGHAZI, LIBYA —  Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean...
Millions Could Face Severe Food Shortages as Drought Grips Somalia

Millions Could Face Severe Food Shortages as Drought Grips Somalia

GENEVA —  The United Nations Refugee Agency warns an estimated 5.4 million people affected by worsening drought in Somalia will likely face severe food shortages...
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Zimbabwe: Binga Border Post Set to Open

Government is set to open the Binga Border Post this year, following the completion of the construction of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) staff...
Hospitalized Trans Woman Dies Days after Release from US Immigration Custody

Hospitalized Trans Woman Dies Days after Release from US Immigration Custody

A transgender woman who had been in U.S. immigration custody since April died June 1 after being hospitalized for chest pain four days earlier,...
China Warns Students About Study in the US

China Warns Students About Study in the US

The Chinese Ministry of Education has warned Chinese students about studying in the United States, referencing an increase in delays and further complications regarding...
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Tanzania: Immigration Department Reminds Tanzanians to Acquire E-Passports

By The Citizen ReporterDar es Salaam — The Immigration department has called on Tanzanians who intend to travel abroad in the near future to...
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Africa: Trump’s Policies Are Harming Refugees Worldwide

opinion By Bill FrelickDaadab complex Since the end of the Vietnam War, the US resettlement program has provided safe harbor to more than 3.4 million refugees....
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Nigeria: U.S. Demands Social Media Handles of Visa Applicants

By Davidson IriekpenThe United States at the weekend rolled out new guidelines for visa applicants, which mandated them to provide details of their social...
'America Has Had Enough with Mexico'

‘America Has Had Enough with Mexico’

WASHINGTON —  President Donald Trump said Sunday that "America has had enough with Mexico," contending that it is an "abuser" of the United States by...

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