If he wasn’t making good money smuggling irregular migrants to the European Union by sea, Ibrahim himself might have joined the growing exodus from crisis-hit Lebanon.
One hundred families separated at the Mexico border under a Donald Trump-era “zero tolerance” policy have been reunited, the United States said.
The coastguard said it had rescued 12 people in a dinghy, including children. The bodies of three men have been found so far, with a large search operation ongoing. The boat carrying the migrants – which according to state TV ERT was likely sailing from Turkey to Italy – experienced engine failure and sank, the […]
EU Oliver Varhelyi appealed and warned of traffickers exploiting migrants in smuggling across European-Arab borders
UK and Brussels promised improvements in detecting and stopping irregular migration at the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, and along the coast
“At the expiry of this 12-month period, those who are not successful will have to leave South Africa or be deported,” said Gungubele
In Belarus, they said that “violence, inhuman and degrading treatment and coercion” by Belarusian border guards were “commonplace”
Though there are signs the crisis is easing a little, on Sunday Poland’s border guards reported new attempted crossings
Despite stepped-up controls, migrant departures from Morocco’s coasts have increased – the passengers received first aid aboard navy units
The West has accused the Belarusian regime of engineering the flow of migrants in retaliation against European Union sanctions
Going bananas? Seven Syrians have been arrested and will be deported from Turkey after posting videos that ‘make fun’ of the country’s economic hardships.
“Harraga families is a new phenomenon,” says Said Salhi, deputy head of the Algerian League for the Defence of Human Rights.
Rocked by a decade of lawlessness and war, Libya has become a key conduit for migrants, mainly from African countries south of the Sahara
The migrants were taken to temporary shelters but often they are left to wander the streets as they search for a new place to sleep.
Spain’s enclaves, Ceuta and Melilla have Europe’s only land border with Africa – making them a magnet for migrants desperate to escape poverty
The exceptional opening of the border, closed since a 1994 diplomatic crisis, comes amid a new round of tensions between the North African rivals.
“Are they going to deport us or kick us out of here?” asked one of the hundreds of migrants waiting nervously to see what would happen.
Speaking in Del Rio, Mayorkas said Haitian migrants were receiving fake information about being able to stay in the United States.
France has a policy of not intercepting or turning back migrant boats unless they ask for help, and instead escorts them to British waters.
“When I first came to Turkey, it was easy,” Mubariz told AFP at his restaurant outside Istanbul’s ancient city walls serving Afghan customers.
Due to its ‘greying generation’, Finland faces an acute workforce shortage and needs a ‘spectacular number of people to come to the country’.
Anti-immigrant groups have staged demonstrations in recent months in Johannesburg, the country’s biggest city, and in the capital Pretoria, demanding the mass deportation of foreigners.
Research quoted shows inaccurate information contributes to negative stereotypes around foreign-born migrants in South Africa; and can reinforce often unfounded fears that the country is “overrun” by immigrants.
Figures released by Statistics New Zealand place South Africans as the third-largest group of migrants to the country for the year ending September 2020.