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Cuccinelli says ‘huddled masses’ poem was about migrants from Euorpe

The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services said on Tuesday that the “huddled masses” poem on the Statue of Liberty referred to migrants who were coming...

Cuccinelli says ‘huddled masses’ poem was about migrants from Euorpe

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‘Huddled Masses’ in Statue of Liberty Poem Are European, Trump Official Says “Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet,” said Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, a top Trump administration immigration official. His remarks set off a controversy....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Trump aide: Liberty's 'huddled masses' message only applies to Europeans The Statue of Liberty's famous 'huddled masses' inscription only applies to "people coming from Europe", according to America's acting director of citizenship and immigration services. ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Trump Immigration Head Ken Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty Poem About People ‘Coming From Europe’ A top Trump immigration official offered an edit to the iconic poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty in the wake of the Administration’s newly announced plan making it tougher for some immigrants to obtain green cards. Schoolchildren nationwide are often taught Emma Lazarus’s sonnet ...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Stephen Colbert bashes Ken Cuccinelli for Statue of Liberty poem 'update' Amid Ken Cuccinelli's controversial comments about the famous Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty sonnet, Stephen Colbert has an edit of his own.        ...
07:34, 08/15/2019

Ken Cuccinelli: Trump ally sparks outrage for saying famous Statue of Liberty immigration poem refers to 'people from Europe' The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services has sparked outrage after saying the famous inscription enshrined on the Statue of Liberty was referring to "people coming from Europe"....
10:34, 08/15/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Don’t believe the myths — 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses 5G offers extraordinary applications -- telesurgery, assistance to pilots, and aiding first-responders, that recently would have sounded like a pipe dream.Read More...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are rising up against the final bastion of inequality: the expert....
00:17, 06/01/2019

These are the best candies undiscovered by the masses I’m 30. The average 30-year-old’s relationship to candy—an item most prized by, and most associated with, children who lack impulse control—is usually long-crystallized, our preferences dictated by nostalgia rather than ongoing analysis. But even well into adulthood, some of us feel the pull of a ne...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback. President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But there ma...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Tapper presses Cuccinelli on family separations CNN's Jake Tapper spoke to the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli about the ICE raids on undocumented immigrants set to begin today....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Arizona’s famed ‘The Wave’ might open to the masses Internet influencers and the selfie-obsessed are known for their disregard of nature — by trampling over rare blooms, ruining Burning Man with Instagram culture and even dying for the perfect photo. Which is why it’s so hard to believe that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would consi...
10:00, 05/15/2019

The Nissan Leaf Plus Is Finally Normalized for the Masses There was a time when the Nissan Leaf had a goofy face and not very much range. Those days are now over. The new Leaf is sleek, stylish, incredibly normal-looking and has a decent amount of range. If you get the Plus version, that is....
09:51, 07/31/2019

Plunging prices bring connectivity to the masses in Myanmar A SIM card in Myanmar costs just a fraction of what it did five years ago. Lower prices and the availability of cheap smartphones from China have made access to mobile Internet easier for all but the poorest....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Glastonbury Festival attracts the masses at five-day outdoor show The Glastonbury Festival in England attracted the masses for a five-day experience. Guests can enjoy live musical performances, art displays and more.        ...
21:34, 06/28/2019

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. DHS secretary K...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli will oversee U.S. ...
23:17, 06/10/2019

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was "referring back to people coming from Europe wher...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
18:00, 06/12/2019

His appeal to masses is obvious, but the John Daly show is getting old at PGA Championship At the PGA Championship, there is a sense that John Daly's act is tired, that he is afforded courtesies that his conduct cost him any right to expect.        ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Time To Take Capital Markets Closer To Masses, Says Nirmala Sitharaman This Budget is the first full budget by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government after returning to power in May....
08:51, 07/05/2019

DNA coated with silica could store masses of data in a single gram A gram of DNA can store millions of terabytes of data, but the fragile molecule can break down and lose the information – a new technique makes DNA more robust...
15:00, 05/29/2019

MAME for the masses? “Legends” arcade cabinet could thread that needle I'm told this cabinet art isn't final, but it gives some idea of what the cabinet might look like. [credit: AtGames ] For gamers of a certain age, a real, playable arcade cabinet is one of t...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Trump's Statue of Bigotry is not Cuccinelli's first neo-Confederate assault | Sidney Blumenthal In 2010, as Virginia attorney general, the acting USCIS director tried to make his staff wear a symbol of secessionKen Cuccinelli, acting director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), is an aspiring literary critic as well as a revisionist historian. After issuing new draconian pol...
09:17, 08/18/2019

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
23:51, 05/21/2019

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
04:51, 05/25/2019

New figures on June border arrests show we're 'still in crisis mode,' says Cuccinelli Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said Wednesday that new statistics on border apprehensions in June shows that the system is still in "crisis mode."...
19:34, 07/10/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
06:17, 05/12/2019

Fortnite Brought ‘Battle Royale’ Games to the Masses. Has the Genre Peaked? The “fight for survival” type of games popularized by Fortnite has inspired imitators hoping to cash in. But there are signs of saturation in the market....
23:51, 07/30/2019

Chinese army masses in Shenzen just across border with Hong Kong after months of protests Large convoys of armoured vehicles, troops and personnel seen massing at border north of Hong Kong It comes after months of civil unrest in the region Chinese state media said the troops were present as part of a 'drill'...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Memorize a Poem with Your Kid Maybe you’ve already been to the library four times this summer. You’re still reading with your kid every night and they’re doing some independent reading of their own, so you’re doing just fine, but you want to shake things up and challenge them a little more. Here’s an idea: Memorize a poem togeth...
00:51, 06/29/2019

Poem: Instructions This poem reminds us of the games we play with our minds to get through hard times, laddering down — then conjuring amends — to calm our own restlessness....
02:00, 08/09/2019

And Now, An Unsolicited Poem From A Yankees Fan In a blog earlier this morning, I made the brave and extremely correct observation that the New York Yankees are a wicked, awful baseball team that deserves to play its home games on fields of fire and brimstone in the very pit of Hell itself....
23:51, 06/06/2019

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
07:34, 08/06/2019

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Anna Friel: ‘My most treasured possession? A love poem’ The actor on her brush with death, the roles she regrets losing out on, and leaving her foodBorn in Rochdale, Friel, 43, began acting at 13. In 1994, on Channel 4’s Brookside, she shared the first pre-watershed lesbian kiss on British TV. Her TV work includes Pushing Daisies, The Girlfriend Experien...
13:51, 08/10/2019

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being targeted - shared by 10 people on the ongoing......
12:51, 07/13/2019

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
16:34, 06/19/2019

Trump's Immigration Chief: That Statue of Liberty Poem Was About Europeans OK?? Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services, can’t stop reinterpreting the poem about immigrants engraved on the Statue of Liberty in order to justify the Trump administration’s new cruel “public charge” rule....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Acting ICE Director Cuccinelli blasts Congress for 'complaining' about border without acting: 'It's the height of hypocrisy' Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Ken Cuccinelli is defending his agency and the Trump administration's approach to immigration while accusing Congress of complaining about a crisis at the border they have done nothing to solve....
17:17, 07/07/2019

Student discovers lost Siegfried Sassoon poem to young lover Heartfelt handwritten lines from the war poet ‘fell into the lap’ of researcher who was trawling through theatre director’s lettersIt is a poem of only eight lines, but those lines are filled with tender emotion for a young man who was the author’s lover. The words are all the more poignant as the p...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Kevin Spacey reads poem about forsaken boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
02:51, 08/04/2019

Kevin Spacey reads poem about dejected boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
17:17, 08/03/2019

The history of the famous poem on the Statue of Liberty that keeps annoying Trump officials Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images The poem inscribed on a plaque in the Statue of Liberty continues to come up in discussions on the Trump administration's immigration policies. The poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, was written in tribute to refugees and immigrants. Lazarus, ...
19:34, 08/14/2019

'Offensive' poem about Condoleezza Rice stokes New Hampshire verse rift Governor drops nominee over sexually suggestive poemDaniel Patrick Moran was published by Asinine PoetryNew Hampshire governor Chris Sununu has abandoned his pick for state poet laureate, amid growing criticism of the man’s work and how he was selected. Related: Trump revives the idea of a ‘white ma...
23:17, 07/20/2019

Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem should mean 'poor who can stand on own two feet' Ken Cuccinelli defends Trump’s decision to make it harder for migrants to be awarded residence if they got benefit programsKen Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has proposed a new interpretation of the famous welcome that appears on a placard at the ...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for judicious taxation ensuring that it does not hurt......
23:17, 07/05/2019

Shashi Tharoor Misquotes Mirza Ghalib Poem, Javed Akhtar Had This To Say Shashi Tharoor today received some friendly advice from award-winning poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar, after admitting yesterday he had been misled over the date of Mirza Ghalib's birth anniversary and......
14:34, 07/22/2019

Fragment of Medieval Poem About a Talking Vulva Found in Austrian Library The surprising discovery of a fragment inscribed with an old German poem, in which a female virgin argues with her genitals about who is more desirable to men, pushes the origin of the poem back 200 years, changing our conceptions of sexuality in the Middle Ages.Read more......
01:51, 07/31/2019

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
17:00, 06/06/2019

The Poem on the Statue of Liberty Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, thinks the poem on the Statue of Liberty could use a rewrite. Yes, really....
10:51, 08/19/2019

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
05:17, 05/26/2019

Donald Trump's immigration chief in race row over poem on Statue of Liberty Donald Trump's immigration chief sparked a new race storm today after claiming the iconic poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcoming migrants to America was referring to "people from Europe"....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Fury as Trump official says poem on Statue of Liberty refers to 'people from Europe' USCIS head Ken Cuccinelli condemned over poem commentsFamed inscription welcomed millions of immigrants to AmericaKen Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, has sparked a new wave of criticism about the promise of US immigration enshrined in the inscription on th...
02:34, 08/15/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
23:34, 08/14/2019

Shiv Sena Leader Tweets Poem On Rain, Attacked For "Utter Insensitivity" Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut is being criticized for posting a poem about rain on Twitter, at a time when record rain in Mumbai has killed several people and brought life to standstill in Mumbai....
05:34, 07/03/2019

Surprise, nerds: The Lonely Island are dropping a "visual poem" on Netflix tonight There are few things as exciting as the surprise release—except for maybe free pizza or open bars or finding out you have extra money. Okay, so there are things more exciting than surprise releases, but a surprise release from The Lonely Island ranks pretty high on my list of “things I didn’t know I...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Duchess Meghan's favorite poem? It includes an F-bomb (and is about body positivity) Duchess Meghan, who served as guest editor for British Vogue, shared her favorite poem, a body-positive piece that contains an expletive.        ...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Lili Reinhart Posts Love Poem for Cole Sprouse for His Birthday After Split Rumors What breakup? Lili Reinhart took to Instagram on Saturday night to post a love poem for her boyfriend and Riverdale co-star Cole Sprouse for his 27th birthday, more than a week after they......
09:17, 08/05/2019

Lili Reinhart shares love poem for Cole Sprouse amid breakup rumors "Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart shared a "sappy nighttime birthday poem" in honor of Cole Sprouse's 27th birthday on August 4, despite breakup rumors.        ...
22:34, 08/05/2019

Kevin Spacey makes appearance after dropped sexual misconduct case, reads poem at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey read a poem about a worn-out boxer at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed.        ...
17:51, 08/03/2019

Trump Immigration Head Rewrites Iconic Statue of Liberty Poem to Justify New Immigration Restrictions A top Trump immigration official offered an edit to the iconic poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty in the wake of the Administration’s newly announced plan making it tougher for some immigrants to obtain green cards. Schoolchildren nationwide are often taught Emma Lazarus’s sonnet ...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
02:17, 06/15/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request, and i...
01:17, 05/23/2019

What is Mexico doing — and not doing — to keep migrants from crossing into U.S.? Tens of thousands of Central Americans, mostly from Guatemala and Honduras and mostly traveling with smugglers, still journey through Mexico each month....
03:51, 06/01/2019

| 20 000 migrants rescued from Sahara in three years - IOM Nearly 20 000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organisation for Migration said....
14:51, 06/26/2019

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migrants in hotel...
03:00, 07/22/2019

Spain reports 100 migrants rescued at sea in 1 day MADRID (AP) — Spain’s maritime rescue service says over 100 migrants have been rescued from three boats attempting to reach Europe from northern Africa. The maritime rescue service said one of the boats discovered Saturday carried eight people in the Strait of Gibraltar. Two larger boats, one ...
18:34, 06/22/2019

US separates 911 child migrants despite ban on practise Hundreds of children are still being separated from their families at the US-Mexico border, according to a court filing. A US judge ordered the practice to be sharply curtailed last year....
06:51, 07/31/2019

About 150 Migrants Drown in Shipwreck Off Libya The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sought to seal its coastline....
15:17, 07/27/2019

Morocco rescues 242 migrants in Mediterranean The migrants were plucked from several inflatable boats in the Strait of Gibraltar and returned to Morocco. The rescue came a day one of the deadliest migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean this year....
10:34, 07/27/2019

65 Migrants Were Picked Up at Sea. Then the Politics Began. We went onboard a ship that rescues migrants in the the Mediterranean and witnessed a standoff between the captain and Italian officials, who view the crew as criminals....
12:17, 07/23/2019

More Than 2,000 Migrants Were Targeted in Raids. 35 Were Arrested. President Trump had touted the raids as a show of force in response to an influx of Central American parents and children across the southwestern border....
12:00, 07/23/2019

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants President Donald Trump says he's imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States....
02:34, 06/01/2019

Is showing compassion to migrants a crime? Trump – and governments across the western world – are putting humanitarians on trial. That should scare usOn 11 June, a federal jury in Tucson, Arizona refused to convict the immigration activist Scott Warren on felony charges that could have sent him to prison for twenty years. What had Warren don...
09:17, 06/17/2019

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta....
00:34, 07/09/2019

| More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast: IOM More than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya in what might be the worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year, aid agencies said Thursday....
08:34, 07/26/2019

40 rescued migrants brought to Malta; 123 more still at sea A German humanitarian group says 40 migrants rescued at sea off Libya have been successfully transferred to Maltese military boats to be brought to port...
02:51, 08/05/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request,...
02:51, 05/23/2019

UN says 260 migrants relocated in Libya after airstrike The U.N. refugee agency says around 260 African migrants have been relocated to another detention center in the Libyan capital after the facility where they were being held was hit by a deadly airstrike...
13:34, 07/10/2019

Sea-Eye migrants allowed to disembark in Malta The 65 migrants on board German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi have been taken ashore to Malta, the Maltese government has said. They will be relocated to other EU countries. The ship is operated by the Sea-Eye charity....
03:00, 07/08/2019

Malta rescues more than 200 migrants in Mediterranean Sea Migrants aboard two rubber boats have been saved in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta. Good weather has prompted a number of other vessels to cross the sea in the past two days, local authorities report....
14:17, 05/25/2019

| Mexico deports 33% more migrants after deal with US Mexico deported 33% more foreigners month-on-month in June, officials have said, after the country agreed to take "unprecedented" steps to reduce migration in order to avoid US President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
16:17, 07/03/2019

Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will go towards the Kino Border Initiative. The non-profit runs a shelter and center that sits in Nogales, Sonora and helps hundreds of migrants daily. &#...
05:00, 05/08/2019

More migrants jump ship as over 100 others drown More than 100 migrants are thought to have perished off the Libyan coast, while in a separate incident, a group of others jumped from their rescue ship and tried to swim to the Italian shore....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Yuma CBP apprehends more than 1,500 migrants in 3 days YUMA, Ariz. – The Customs and Border Protection Yuma Sector apprehended 700 illegal migrants Monday. In the past three days, CBP officials said more than 1,500 migrants have been apprehended. Yuma Sector took in more than 1,500 migrants in the past 3 days Tucson Sector rescued 20 migrants fro...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
11:51, 05/10/2019

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe....
23:34, 05/05/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she is appalled at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children....
13:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
00:34, 06/20/2019

Trump blames Democrats for migrants’ deaths WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the death of a man and his 23-month-old daughter shown in a searing photograph that has become a symbol of the peril faced by migrants. Asked about the photograph as he left the White House for a trip to Asia on Wednesday, Trump told ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

It's the Democrats' Fault That Migrants Are Dying, Trump Says During a news conference on Tuesday, Donald Trump was quick to point out who was actually to blame for the devastating image of a man and his 23-month-old daughter dead in the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the border from Mexico: Democrats, naturally....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The migrants were rescued Friday night by the Armed Forces of Malta and are being taken to Malta where they will be examined by doctors and given the chance t...
16:17, 05/25/2019

116 migrants reported missing off Libyan coast At least 116 migrants are missing and another 132 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat capsized off Libya, Libyan navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem said on Thursday....
02:00, 07/26/2019

Mexican officials nab over 200 migrants hidden in trucks Mexican authorities nabbed more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks in recent days — including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hiding in secret compartments. The X-ray shows a ghost-like truck filled with the brightened silhouettes of the migrants, some sitting and others lying down along two...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Rescued migrants land in Malta under EU deal The latest migrant standoff in the Mediterranean has ended with 40 rescued at sea being transferred to Malta. The EU deal with Malta comes as another rescue ship with 123 migrants remains blocked from Italian waters....
16:51, 08/04/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
02:51, 06/12/2019

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
14:00, 06/22/2019

Migrants sent back by US dumped in Mexico’s Monterrey Hundreds of Central Americans who were sent from the U.S. back to Mexico have found themselves dumped in the northern city of Monterrey and left to their own devices in a metropolis where migrant shelters are overflowing...
16:01, 07/25/2019

Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on its shores in response to pressure from Italy....
14:51, 05/11/2019

Pima County requesting $530K to aid migrants TUCSON – Pima County plans to spend over $530,000 in federal funding to provide humanitarian aid for migrants seeking asylum through 2019. The county is requesting additional funds in response to the county transforming a part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. S...
12:51, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2 p.m. Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan to a migrant center after finding them aboard a sailboat off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy....
16:34, 05/25/2019

Up to 70 migrants killed as boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea The International Organization for Migration called it the deadliest migrant boat sinking since January, and it comes as overall migrant arrivals to Europe are decreasing....
17:51, 05/10/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in US for migrants The U.N.’s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is “appalled” by the conditions facing detained migrants and refugees in the United States...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Spain reports nearly 300 migrants rescued at sea in 2 days Spain’s maritime rescue service says it picked up 290 migrants over the weekend while they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for open water...
22:00, 06/23/2019

More than 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
20:17, 06/05/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north.In Arriaga, a town in the southern s...
06:34, 06/24/2019

Nuevo Laredo says it will receive migrants returned from US The Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo is to begin receiving migrants returned from the United States to wait in Mexico while their asylum claims wind through U.S. courts...
00:34, 06/25/2019

Emergency Aid for Migrants Badly Divides Democrats Congress is trying to rush billions of dollars to the border to alleviate the suffering of detained migrants, but Democrats fear the funds will advance President Trump’s immigration policies....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Trump administration....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on regularising their......
21:51, 07/12/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English Channel. The court in the northern city of Boulogne-Sur-Mer sentenced Mohammad Baraeikechighaleshi to two years in prison with a third year suspended...
20:00, 06/04/2019

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention centers, separated from their children and demonize...
10:51, 07/21/2019

Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Aid group: Italy must let all migrants off rescue ship Four more migrants have been evacuated from a Spanish humanitarian rescue boat anchored near an Italian island but the aid group wants Italy to let all migrants on board land...
17:00, 08/16/2019

This used-car salesman inspired a generation of migrants in New Jersey SALCAJA, Guatemala — Werner Dominguez is a pioneer. In 1981, he became one of the first migrants from this city nestled among verdant mist-shrouded mountains to leave for the US. He worked in Chicago and later settled in Trenton, NJ, where his sister and extended family now live. “In those days, you...
06:34, 06/02/2019

UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel The coastguard said the migrant boats were located along Britain's southeast coast. A senior British minister said the situation was "alarming" amid concerns that warming weather could fuel more crossings....
04:00, 06/02/2019

The Latest: UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing the Channel LONDON (AP) — The Latest on migrants crossing the Channel into Britain (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Britain’s Border Force has intercepted 74 people, including minors, on eight vessels that were trying to cross the English Channel into Britain. Two other boats were intercepted by French author...
00:34, 06/02/2019

| Most migrants drowned off Spain coast never found: NGO Fewer than a quarter of the more than 1,000 migrants who died crossing the Mediterranean to Spain from North Africa since the start of 2018 have been found, a Spanish group said Tuesday....
10:17, 06/26/2019

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, according to several Department of Homeland Security offic...
18:51, 06/06/2019

Gov. DeSantis: Dumping migrants in Florida is unacceptable TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to fight a federal plan to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to two South Florida counties, saying he plans to take his case to President Donald Trump. DeSantis made his remarks Friday, the day after being caught off guard ...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Mexico Detains Nearly 800 Migrants, Including 368 Children Under Eight A total of 791 Central American migrants, including 368 children under the age of eight, have been detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said Sunday....
13:00, 06/17/2019

The Latest: UN says 3,300 detained migrants at risk in Libya The U.N. agency dealing with migration says some 3,300 migrants who remain detained in centers similar to the one near Libya’s capital Tripoli that was bombed Wednesday “are considered at risk.”...
22:51, 07/03/2019

Trump Wants to Torture Migrants With His Big, Beautiful Wall According to the Washington Post, President Trump has been very, very involved in planning how his fantasy border wall will look and what kind of damage it will do to those who try to cross it. It seems that Trump’s ideal wall would look and act something like a medieval torture device....
07:34, 05/17/2019

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban MILAN (AP) — Italy’s hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy’s southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ban. Matteo Salvini on Monday threatened charges against anyone who acted illegally to bring the 47 mi...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Venezuelan migrants missing after 2nd sea tragedy in a month A Venezuelan official has confirmed that a boat carrying at least 20 people sank in Caribbean coastal waters last week, with most of its passengers missing in the second sea tragedy in a month involving Venezuelans seeking to escape their country’s crisis...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Mexico detaining migrants on the way to the United States VERACRUZ, MEXICO – Mexican authorities detained more than 450 migrants Thursday in a series of raids to accommodate new U-S demands. Police raided hotels, motels and bus stations and picked up mostly Honduran and Guatemalans. One immigration official said it’s the biggest operation in th...
09:17, 06/29/2019

Number of migrants waiting at US border surges to 40,000 In this July 26, 2019 photo, a group of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to numbers being called for people to claim asylum in the U.S. The long waits are starting to test the patience of immigrants and border towns. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat) TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — At least 40,000 migrants who hav...
00:00, 08/09/2019

Migrants Can Opt "Not To Come" If They Dislike Detentions Centers: Trump US President Donald Trump brushed off reports of overcrowding and squalid conditions in migrant detention centers Wednesday by saying the migrants can opt "not to come" to the United States....
01:51, 07/04/2019

Italy's Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban Italy's hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy's southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ban....
11:17, 05/20/2019

ICE to hire contractor to transport 225,000 migrants to shelters across the US The Trump administration is looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country over the next five years as they wait for their asylum claims to be processed....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, with 82 missing....
18:17, 07/04/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
00:51, 05/18/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. BERLIN (AP) — Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the German capital’s well-known “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness of the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe. Protesters climbed the 100-foot tall artwork, which towers out ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey....
19:34, 07/21/2019

Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Drowned migrants return to El Salvador for burial The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martínez and his young daughter Valeria, who drowned together while trying to cross the Rio Grande to the U.S., have returned to El Salvador...
23:00, 06/30/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots and sewage, shared buckets of water, and barely surviving on only one meal a day...
17:00, 06/30/2019

Deadly airstrike hits migrants in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said. The government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army. (July 3)        ...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Through Our Eyes – pictures taken by young migrants in Greece Through Our Eyes is a photographic project by teenage asylum seekers living in a camp on Samos island, Greece. They were each given a disposable camera and asked to document their daily lifeThis collection of photographs taken by teenage asylum seekers in Samos offers an intimate and powerful portra...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Raft carrying migrants overturns in Rio Grande Several people are missing and one is dead after a raft overturned on the Rio Grande during an attempt by smugglers to get migrants from Mexico into the United States, according to officials....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Migrants move to former Juvenile Justice Complex TUCSON – The Casa Alitas Shelter has officially opened and has already accepted close to 250 legal asylum seekers for shelter and humanitarian aid. According to Pima County Officials, the Juvenile Justice Complex shelter became operational on Aug. 6. They said the shelter has been significantl...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants from the oil-producing country could double to 8 million by the end of 2020....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Spain arrests 11 suspects of trafficking migrants across Med Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people suspected of forming part of a human trafficking ring transporting migrants across the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for the open water....
19:00, 05/15/2019

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency (TAP)....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disaster....
12:51, 05/24/2019

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Doctors say new immigration rules will mean sicker migrants CHICAGO — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to...
01:51, 08/20/2019

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark more than 500 passengers who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should take responsibility for them. The people rescued while attemptin...
07:17, 08/14/2019

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland's political unrest....
01:51, 05/03/2019

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to the Washington Examiner....
07:00, 07/12/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
10:17, 06/22/2019

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Peru plans first large deportation of Venezuelan migrants Peru plans to deport about 50 Venezuelan migrants for concealing that they had criminal records, the interior ministry said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to the Andean nation last year to escape their country's crippling economic crisis....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to Peru to escape their country's economic crisis....
07:17, 04/30/2019

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully setting up migrants for deportation....
00:17, 07/13/2019

Germany mulls requests to host Sea-Watch migrants Dozens of cities, including Berlin and Rottenburg, have offered to take in migrants rescued in the Mediterranean. But German authorities have said resettling 53 migrants rescued by Sea-Watch would require EU support....
14:51, 06/18/2019

More migrants at U.S.-Mexico border suffering dehydration, overexertion Cases of severe dehydration and overexertion among migrants are skyrocketing in deep South Texas as people push their bodies past the breaking point to get into the United States, new statistics show....
21:17, 07/16/2019

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday....
21:00, 07/12/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
21:17, 04/28/2019

White nationalists are perverting environmentalism to smear migrants Right-wing figures blame environmental destruction on immigration and overpopulation. The political mainstream needs to confront this threat before it’s too late, says Graham Lawton...
15:00, 08/18/2019

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exploitation and rigidity, many foreigners still dream of Arabia....
14:51, 06/18/2019

17 migrants rescued after wandering into bombing range near Yuma YUMA, Ariz. – More than a dozen undocumented immigrants were rescued by Border Patrol after the group crossed into the Barry M. Goldwater Bombing Range east of San Luis Monday night. According to U.S. Custom and Border Protection, Mexico emergency services received a report of a group of 17 pe...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Mexican Shelters Strained by Migrants Struggle With U.S. Returnees Migrant shelters in Mexico are already overcrowded and resources are thin in border communities facing a rising number of asylum seekers sent back from the U.S. after a deal to avert President Trump’s tariffs....
12:34, 06/17/2019

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemal...
22:00, 04/28/2019

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
20:51, 06/19/2019

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Central American Migrants Are 'Voting With Their Feet' Despite U.S. Threats Trump administration aid cuts to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador aren’t slowing migration because the billions of dollars in remittances that migrants in the U.S. send back home dwarf any official assistance....
20:17, 07/19/2019

Undocumented migrants occupy Paris Pantheon for right to remain The Pantheon in Paris houses the tombs of some of France's greatest citizens. The migrants occupied the building to call for the right to stay, and for a meeting with the prime minister....
01:00, 07/13/2019

The Latest: Spain saves 292 migrants crossing Mediterranean The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 292 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa....
05:00, 06/18/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Fifth U.S. city will process applications from migrants returned to Mexico The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative in President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy....
20:34, 07/19/2019

Spain invites stranded migrants to disembark in Algeciras Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has told the port of Algeciras to welcome migrants from a rescue boat. But a spokesperson for the Open Arms vessel declined the offer, citing an emergency situation on board....
23:34, 08/18/2019

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
22:51, 06/17/2019

US To Launch Massive Raids On Undocumented Migrants: Report US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are planning to launch sweeping deportation raids this weekend as the Trump administration expands its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, the New......
00:51, 07/12/2019

Germany to take in some Sea-Watch migrants after EU deal struck: source Germany has agreed to take in about a dozen of the 41 migrants who arrived in Italy last month on board German charity rescue ship Sea-Watch, an Italian government source said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/02/2019

OAS task force: Venezuelan migrants need refugee status MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A team of specialists working for the Organization of American States is urging regional leaders to grant refugee status to a growing flood of migrants fleeing Venezuela. The working group coordinated by Venezuelan opposition leader David Smolansky issued its recommendation...
20:17, 06/28/2019

80 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Tunisia, 4 Rescued More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia on its way from Libya to Italy, Tunisia's coast guard said Thursday....
19:34, 07/04/2019

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
13:34, 06/28/2019

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark. Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has twice defied direct ord...
10:51, 06/28/2019

For Honduran migrants, leaving home is an uphill battle For many Hondurans, the dream of a better life outweighs the danger of journeying north to the US. They flee poverty, desperation and corruption, and keep their families afloat by sending money from their new homes....
04:34, 06/28/2019

Boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coast A boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
22:51, 07/04/2019

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States. Civil rights activist Luis Arbey Perez Cruz in the municipality o...
23:17, 06/23/2019

The big border supplemental would do a lot more to house migrants than its February predecessor The Department of Homeland Security is pushing Congress for 10 times the supplemental border funding it received in February, and a good chunk of that money would go toward putting up 11 massive immigration processing centers along the southern border....
00:34, 06/28/2019

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subjected to violence in the country’s dangerous border cities. One Cuban migrant, 22-year-old Roberto Escalona Moreno, says he witnessed a double murde...
22:17, 06/27/2019

2 migrants die after found hiding in truck tank in Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian authorities say two migrants are dead and two others are in serious condition after hiding in a truck tank in a bid to reach Western Europe. The men were discovered two days ago in northern Serbia when the truck driver opened the tank for washing and saw them lying un...
15:00, 05/23/2019

In Hometown of Migrants Who Drowned, Hardship and Grief: ‘I Didn’t Want Them to Go’ A photograph capturing the fate of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Angie Valeria, points to one of the major drivers of the crisis that convinced them to migrate: economic duress....
00:51, 06/29/2019

How a congressional trip highlighted migrants' detention misery Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their arrival in Texas to tour facilities, the visit ha...
01:51, 07/03/2019

The numbers game: how migrants at the border await their fate On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, the mysterious ‘La Lista’ holds enormous power over matters of life and deathOutside the gates of the American Dream, where Óscar Martínez spent his last days, destinies are lost and won in a puzzling game of numbers.Here on the Mexico side of the Gateway Inter...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Migrants disembark rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff A migrant rescue ship carrying more than 80 people was evacuated near Italy's southernmost Island on Tuesday, ending a 19-day standoff that pushed 15 passengers to jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and an Egyptian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,685) each. The arrests were made Friday in Athens. ...
03:17, 06/30/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested with a stash of stolen passports and IDs which they were in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,685) each...
22:34, 06/29/2019

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired and plans by two House committees to hold hearings on the treatment of thousands of migrants held a...
22:34, 07/03/2019

Airstrike kills 44 migrants in Libyan detention center The U.N. mission to Libya says at least 44 migrants were killed when an airstrike hit the detention facility where they were being held near the Libyan capital...
22:51, 07/03/2019

Mexico says ‘maquila’ plants to offer migrants 40,000 jobs MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country’s “maquila” assembly plants are offering to give 40,000 jobs to Central American migrants. Tens of thousands of migrants who hoped to reach the United States are stuck in Mexico. Many have been sent b...
02:00, 06/29/2019

CBP will not provide flu vaccines to migrants at border detention camps WASHINGTON (CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilities in the past year. “In general, due to the shor...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:17, 06/27/2019

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that — so far — ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Spain says no deal with Italy on migrants, offers its ports The Spanish government denied on Monday it had agreed with Italy to disembark the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean at a Spanish port in Mallorca, while reiterating its readiness to receive the migrants there....
12:51, 08/19/2019

The Latest: House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on funding to aid migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 8 p.m. Democrats have whisked a $4.5 billion bill through the House aimed at improving conditions for thousands of families and other migrants whose sheer numbers have ov...
05:17, 06/26/2019

The Story Behind the Photo of Two Migrants Found Dead in the Rio Grande A picture in a Mexican newspaper showed a man and his daughter who died while crossing the river, serving as a striking reminder of the journey’s perils....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Pastor surveilled after ministering to migrants sues U.S. government A prominent Manhattan pastor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S. officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border....
03:51, 07/11/2019

Mexico sends 15K troops to US border to stop migrants Mexico deployed nearly 15,000 soldiers and National Guardsmen to its border with the US, the army chief said Monday — admitting they are detaining migrants who try to cross after the policy triggered a backlash, a new report said Monday. Under pressure from President Trump to slow the surge of Centr...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump's Tweets leave migrants in limbo The US president's use of social media to propose, then postpone, a mass deportation has led to a state of uncertainty in Mexico. Migrants are on tenterhooks, waiting for the next Twitter outburst....
22:17, 06/24/2019

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the African migrants killed by a July 2 airstrike in Libya were being detained near a weapons depot — a prime target in the country’s civil war. Before the attack, the E.U. ignored calls to move the migrants....
09:17, 07/11/2019

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
21:17, 06/23/2019

71M migrants forcibly displaced in 2018, and many still searching for asylum: UN As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee....
17:51, 07/06/2019

Van carrying migrants crashes in northwest Turkey; 10 killed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say a van carrying dozens of migrants ignored orders to stop and sped past a police checkpoint in northwest Turkey before crashing into a wall. Ten migrants were killed and some 30 others were injured in the crash. The governor’s office for Edirne provin...
09:34, 06/26/2019

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration said....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
06:51, 06/27/2019

"The Father Was Probably Wonderful Guy": Trump On Dead Migrants' Photo President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he hated seeing a traumatic picture taken of a migrant father and infant daughter who drowned during an attempt to enter the United States across the Mexican......
00:17, 06/27/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants who settle in wealthy, developed host countries, ac...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate has approved bipartisan legislation providing $4.6 billion to care for thousands of migrants streaming into the U.S. across the Mexican border. The measure resembles a package Democrats already ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
19:00, 07/07/2019

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
21:00, 07/07/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa on July 8, 2013. Francis had been pope for on...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Then Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the migrants and refugees killed by a July 2 airstrike near Tripoli were being detained next to a weapons depot — a prime target in the country’s civil war....
13:51, 07/11/2019

Greek police arrest 61 migrants after Thessaloniki violence Police in Thessaloniki have arrested 61 migrants for illegal residence in the country, in a crackdown following a string of violent incidents near the northern Greek city’s main railway station...
12:51, 07/30/2019

Cuban Migrants Are Thwarted in Mexico by New Asylum Rules A surge of Cuban asylum seekers, long accustomed to preferential treatment under U.S. migration policies, are being stopped by U.S. government efforts to contain a tide of Central Americans migrating north....
01:17, 08/03/2019

Judge blocks asylum ban on migrants who enter illegally A federal judge in Washington, D.C, on Friday blocked the Trump administration's new rule banning people who enter the country illegally from seeking asylum, saying it violates U.S. law....
08:17, 08/03/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal U.S. residents or citizens....
20:00, 05/10/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship Italy's interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea....
22:34, 05/10/2019

US To Hit Mexico With Tariffs Over 'Illegal Migrants': Donald Trump Washington will impose a five percent tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10, a measure that will last until "illegal migrants" stop coming through the country into the US, President Donald......
04:00, 05/31/2019

Border Patrol wants to build new tent to detain migrants HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says it plans to build another tent facility in South Texas one week after a tent for processing migrants opened. In a statement Friday, the agency says the 500-person tent it opened last week is already “beyond capacity.” The statement cites the lar...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Malta grants entry to German Sea-Eye boat with 40 migrants A German-flagged NGO rescue ship carrying 40 migrants has been given the all-clear to dock in Malta. The vessel Alan Kurdi set sail for the Mediterranean island group after being turned away by Italian authorities....
14:17, 08/04/2019

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
06:17, 05/30/2019

More migrants needed to fill key architect, vet and web designer jobs The number of jobs with skills shortages that need to be filled by overseas recruits has dramatically increased, government advisers said today as they recommended sweeping migration changes to help employers plug workforce gaps....
16:17, 05/29/2019

Dozens of migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisia Dozens of migrants have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a UN migration official and Tunisia's state news agency....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Migrants traverse the deadly last stretch of Darien jungle BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama (AP) — At first they appeared only as weary silhouettes emerging from the dense foliage on the other side of the Tuquesa River. Three women, one leaning on a stick for support, and two others carrying their few belongings on their heads accompanied by a 2-year-old boy. Two men,...
09:00, 05/31/2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Arrested. A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant turns on his phone and logs on to Rappi, an app through which freelance cyclists get paid to make deliveries around Bogota, a traffic-clogged city of ...
19:51, 07/30/2019

Germany increasingly popular for highly skilled migrants Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says some 27,000 skilled non-EU migrants relocated to Germany in 2018. Germany also awarded some 85% of the EU's coveted Blue Cards in 2017....
21:51, 06/04/2019

Trump tells Mexico to stop "invasion" of migrants U.S. President Donald Trump told Mexico to stop the "invasion" and "onslaught" of migrants entering the United States illegally, or face rising U.S. import tariffs which would cause the loss of foreign investment....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Teen’s death raises new questions about US care of migrants HOUSTON (AP) — Juan de León Gutiérrez told his mother he was calling from a warehouse in Mexico, hidden by a human smuggler who had been paid to take the teenager into the United States. He complained of a headache and difficulty sleeping. He later died after officials at a Texas youth detention fac...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Spain to take some Open Arms migrants, seeks EU deal Spain is willing to take some of around 150 migrants on a rescue ship that has been blocked from docking in Italy, under a broader deal being negotiated with other European nations, authorities in Madrid said on Thursday....
14:00, 08/15/2019

New Immigration Pact Likely to Spur More Single Migrants to U.S. Border The immigration pact signed last week between the U.S. and Guatemala would likely change migration dynamics in the region, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of single migrants who try to enter the U.S. undetected....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Spain to take some migrants on Open Arms ship, says Italy Spain has offered to take some of around 150 migrants on a rescue ship that has been blocked from docking in Italy, Rome authorities said on Thursday, signaling a possible end to a standoff that has fueled infighting in the coalition government....
12:34, 08/15/2019

At least 70 migrants drown off Tunisia coast: state agency TAP At least 70 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat sank in international waters off the Tunisian coast, and 16 were saved, the state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency said....
15:34, 05/10/2019

Migrants on Italian coast guard ship to go to 5 EU nations Italy says five nations have agreed to take some rescued migrants waiting on an Italian coast guard ship and some of the passengers will be hosted in properties of Italian bishops...
16:17, 07/31/2019

Reporting on the Retirees Making Migrants’ Journeys a Little Easier Immigration-enforcement agencies have come to rely on nonprofits and their army of volunteers to help send migrants on their way. In Tucson, I met a few....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Rescued migrants arrive in Malta after German intervention A group of 40 migrants rescued by a German charity ship landed in Malta on Sunday and will be taken care off by other European Union member states following a deal negotiated by Germany....
18:17, 08/04/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage of misconceptions about the EU to stir anti-migrant sentiment ahead of the European Parliament elections....
08:34, 05/16/2019

US Immigration Raids Sweep Up Hundreds Of Undocumented Migrants US officials said that some 680 undocumented migrants were detained in raids Wednesday at food processing plants in the southeastern United States, part of President Donald Trump's announced crackdown......
07:00, 08/08/2019

U.S. border sees under 100K migrants for first time in 5 months In July, there were 82,049 people encountered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, down 21 per cent from June when there were 104,344 people and down 43 per cent from May. The number of families and minors crossing the border also dropped....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan said the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an effective use of resources.”...
05:51, 05/20/2019

Florida Governor: Trump won’t allow flying migrants to state MIAMI (AP) — The office of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says President Donald Trump told him he didn’t approve and wouldn’t authorize to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to South Florida on a weekly basis. DeSantis’ spokeswoman Helen Ferre said on Sunday that the gov...
20:51, 05/19/2019

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya The European Union has relied heavily on Libya to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe. But migrants in the failed state face increasing danger, with a rebel army marching on the capital....
08:51, 05/19/2019

Trump administration says it has no immediate plans to send migrants to Florida The Trump administration, on Saturday, appeared to back away from a plan to send migrants to two Florida counties as Gov. Ron DeSantis, R, spoke out against the decision....
03:17, 05/19/2019

Sea-Watch enters Italian waters with migrants, flouting ban Italy has allowed the transfer to the island of Lampedusa migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch, but was refusing landfall to others...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Caminos, or Four Roads. This is the busy roadway one local called “the last adios” — where every day h...
23:51, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol: Migrants found in trailer nearly 100 degrees TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A truck driver is facing charges after federal authorities say he attempted to smuggle 33 migrants into the U.S. via a hot trailer through the Arizona desert. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the 37-year-old Mexican driver was arrested Tuesday shortly following the discov...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Photos capture near-drowning of migrants on US-Mexico border EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — New photos capture the dramatic rescue of a 7-year-old boy from Honduras who nearly drowned in the river separating the U.S. and Mexico until Border Patrol agents rescued him. The San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday on the rescue of four adults and five children who ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in distress. The trial is scheduled to begin Wednesda...
20:00, 05/28/2019

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue group Sea-Eye said....
07:51, 08/05/2019

Marianne Williamson Compares Her Plight to Migrants at the Border Marianne Williamson’s Tuesday chat at the New York-based women’s co-working space The Wing went just about as well as expected, with the Democratic presidential candidate and author somehow comparing her treatment in the race to the way President Donald Trump is treating migrants at the border....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Red Crescent: Drowned migrants’ bodies may take days to rise TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The head of Tunisia’s Red Crescent says the bodies of dozens of migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya will take days to surface. Mongi Slim told The Associated Press Saturday that around 75 migrants left the Libyan city Zouara aboard a boat that capsized ...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said....
13:00, 05/25/2019

Migrants force entry in Spain's Melilla exclave Fifty-two migrants have forced their way into Spain's North African exclave from Morocco by scaling the border fence. The territory has become a regular flashpoint for African migrants in recent years....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government’s anti-immigration policies...
13:51, 05/24/2019

48 migrants reach Italian island, report others died at sea An Italian migrant and refugee program says 48 migrants who reached Lampedusa Island in a fishing boat told authorities that some fellow passengers died at sea...
20:00, 08/05/2019

I have seen the tragedy of Mediterranean migrants. This ‘art’ makes me feel uneasy The vessel that became a coffin for hundreds has gone on display at the Venice Biennale. It intends to stir our conscience – but is it a spectacle that exploits disaster?On the night of 18 April 2015, about 180 kilometres from the Italian island of Lampedusa, a fishing boat capsized with hundreds of...
21:34, 05/13/2019

Texas border agents say 5,500 migrants a day are illegally entering US Apprehensions have since soared 582 percent to levels not seen in almost two decades – and almost double what President Obama in 2014 called a “crisis.”...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Border Patrol flies migrants from Texas to California SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Border Patrol has begun flying migrants who are arrested in South Texas to San Diego and is considering other flights to Detroit, Miami and Buffalo, New York. Douglas Harrison, the Border Patrol’s interim San Diego sector chief, said Friday that the efforts are intended to...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers. Some people at an encampment in El Paso, Texas, have been forced to sleep on the bare ground during dust storms. The Trump a...
00:00, 06/15/2019

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Trump calls off Mexico tariffs with deal on migrants The deal preempts the president's planned 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports to the U.S. -- including autos and auto parts -- that was to have started Monday and could have risen to 25 percent later this year....
06:00, 06/08/2019

As many as 150 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off the coast of Libya The number of migrants heading to Europe has plummeted. But the issue has remained politically potent, particularly as far-right leaders have gained influence in key parts of Europe and restricted new arrivals....
07:51, 07/26/2019

About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border Some 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty at home remained stranded on the Peru-Chile border on Thursday after being refused entry to Chile earlier this week....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
17:17, 06/16/2019

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, the Red Crescent has said....
10:51, 06/10/2019

Migrants in Custody at Hospitals Are Treated Like Felons, Doctors Say Dozens of migrants a day are being taken to community hospitals, where doctors are challenging security procedures that they say are harming patients....
05:51, 06/11/2019

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
15:34, 05/05/2019

Boat capsizes in Strait of Gibraltar; 9 of 12 migrants drown An activist group that operates a hotline for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea said Friday that nine of the 12 people on a Spain-bound boat drowned after hotline workers notified authorities in both Morocco and Spain of a distress call...
02:51, 05/04/2019

'I'm about to have my baby': migrants stuck in Mexico face more uncertainty Tariff deal calls for expansion of policy forcing Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as their cases wind through US courtsIn a cramped San Diego courtroom, immigrant mothers cradled restless babies and toddlers as they waited to go before a judge. After a quick exchange, they were whi...
05:51, 06/12/2019

ICE arrests 35 in operation targeting 2,000 migrants with deportation orders Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 people as part of an operation targeting families with deportation orders, officials said Tuesday, a number far lower than the 2,000 targeted in the highly publicized raids touted by President Donald Trump. Of those 35 arrested, 18 were members of fami...
22:34, 07/23/2019

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
16:00, 08/16/2019

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite being ordered to leave....
20:51, 07/23/2019

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
12:34, 07/23/2019

Italy blocks own coastguard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coastguard ship carrying two rescued groups....
22:17, 07/26/2019

Salvadoran migrants killed in Texas vehicle crash Authorities in south Texas say six migrants from El Salvador have been killed and five critically injured when an SUV that earlier fled police crashed into a drainage ditch. (June 5)        ...
14:17, 06/06/2019

U.N. seeks release of thousands of migrants held in Yemen The International Organization for Migration (IOM) called on Tuesday for the release of more than 3,000 migrants, mainly Ethiopians, who it said remain held in inhumane conditions in two detention centers in southern Yemen....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Fox News host compares migrants entering US to Nazis Todd Starnes of Fox Nation also called migrants a ‘rampaging horde of illegal aliens’ less than two weeks after El Paso attackA Fox Nation host has said that the US has been invaded by a “rampaging horde of illegal aliens” less than two weeks after 22 people were killed in a Hispanic-targeting attac...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Libyan navy says it intercepted 91 Europe-bound migrants CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber vessel carrying 91 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Sunday that three women and two children were among the African migrants intercepte...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Ecuador to require visas for Venezuelan migrants: Moreno Ecuador will require Venezuelan citizens, who until now could cross the border with a passport or other form of identification, to have a visa to enter the country, Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said late on Thursday....
22:17, 07/26/2019

| Libya buries bodies of 46 migrants after deadly shipwreck Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean so far this year....
20:17, 07/29/2019

Trump's demand to Mexico: Keep migrants or suffer tariffs Meetings between U.S. and Mexican officials were expected to continue at the White House at 2 p.m., an administration official told CNBC Thursday morning....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Border Militia Member Allegedly Said Migrants Should Be Put in 'Gas Chamber' A member of a border militia in New Mexico allegedly told a fellow militia member that the group should be “lining [migrants] up and shooting them,” and should “put them all in a gas chamber,” according to newly released documents obtained by The Young Turks....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Migrants brave the 'Beast' as Mexico cracks down under US pressure Central Americans are jumping a notorious freight train as Trump demands that Mexico do more to stop themIn the wind-swept wilds of southern Mexico, a Beast is stirring.Migrants heading north are once again taking their chances on the freight train known as La Bestia – so named for the way it maims ...
16:34, 06/05/2019

| Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome has refused to let them disembark until a deal is struck with the EU....
20:51, 07/29/2019

Mexico: 791 migrants found packed in 4 tractor-trailers MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have intercepted four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. The National Migration Institute says in a statement that the 791 people were taken to a migration facility and the drivers of the trucks were arrested. M...
18:34, 06/16/2019

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing airstrikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from airstrikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center late on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Mexico touts efforts to curb flow of migrants to U.S. border Mexico's president on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for saying Mexico was keeping its commitment to reduce the flow of U.S.-bound migrants, as criticism mounted within the United States over conditions in the Trump administration's immigrant detention centers....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Ship carrying migrants stranded while waiting for safe port A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the 121 migrants on board....
09:17, 08/10/2019

Spanish boat with 121 migrants asks 3 EU states to find port A Spanish humanitarian boat that has been carrying 121 migrants for a week in the central Mediterranean awaiting a safe port to dock has asked Spain, France and Germany for help...
15:34, 08/08/2019

Trump Praises Mexico Amid Record Detention of Migrants President Trump praised Mexico’s stepped-up efforts to stop Central American migrants from reaching the U.S., saying his recent threats of tariffs on the country’s exports were bearing fruit....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum hearings under a policy known as “Remain in Mexico.” ...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Charity boat rejects Spain's offer to stranded migrants A Spanish charity operating a migrant rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy has rejected an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, saying the more than 100 people on board were in an emergency situation and it would take too long to reach Spain....
19:34, 08/18/2019

Trump claims migrants in Border Patrol custody 'are living far better now' President Donald Trump sought to defend images of inhumane conditions and extreme overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities Wednesday, claiming that migrants seeking asylum in the United States subjected to these conditions "are living far better now."...
04:34, 07/04/2019

US general: Cartels are using migrants to distract from drug smuggling at the border Criminal cartels are using groups of migrants as a distraction for their drug smuggling activities on the southern border, according to the commander of U.S. Northern Command....
03:34, 07/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway rips AOC on sympathy for migrants: 'All talk, no dollars' White House adviser Kellyanne Conway Tuesday accused Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., of being hypocritical for claiming to care about migrants while refusing to approve additional congressional funding to improve conditions at the border....
23:17, 07/02/2019

"Help, 40 Days Here": Photos Show Migrants Crammed Into US Border Centres Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some......
05:00, 07/03/2019

'Help, 40 days here': Photos show migrants crammed into U.S. border facilities Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. Dozens of Central American migrants forced to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being processed were returned to their home countries by the Mexican government, authorities said....
10:34, 07/03/2019

If we want to help migrants, it's time to move from outrage to action | Francine Prose We need to undo the spell of weird enchantment that allows us to ignore children locked in cages in front of our eyesHaving grown up just after the second world war, I’ve always wondered what I would have done if I’d known that Jews were being herded into (let’s call them) mass detention centers. Wh...
13:17, 07/03/2019

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to return to their home countries with the Mexican government's help, the foreign ministry said....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Mexico sends 70 migrants seeking asylum in US back home A Mexican official said Tuesday about 70 Central American migrants who’d been returned to Ciudad Juarez from the US to await the outcome of their asylum claims were being bused back to their home countries. The official with the Foreign Relations Department said the bus left Juarez, just over the bo...
00:00, 07/03/2019

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid. Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda....
04:17, 08/18/2019

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-torn country said. The airstrike raises further concerns about the European Union’s policy of p...
15:34, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Court says Italy illegally barred child migrants A Spanish aid group says it has asked Italy and Malta to evacuate twin babies and their parents from a rescue ship that has 151 migrants on board and nowhere to disembark them...
19:20, 08/13/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up off the coast of Libya during three rescue missions....
17:53, 08/11/2019

Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants making the trek through the desert was deadlocked. Don’t worry, though: The Department of Justice isn’t going to quit until it gets this aqua-menace convi...
17:34, 07/03/2019

An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration program that sends asylum seekers to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico....
19:34, 07/03/2019

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the government is being accused of using the migrants as scapegoats....
19:52, 08/13/2019

Ship carrying migrants stuck at sea while waiting for safe port MILAN — A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the 121 migrants on board and the vessel faces a fine of up to 1 million euros if it enters Italian waters. The Open Arms was idle for......
02:17, 08/10/2019

'Forgotten by society' – how Chinese migrants built the transcontinental railroad In a new exhibition, the overlooked contribution of Chinese workers is being brought to the light for the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completionWhen one thinks of the transcontinental railroad, rarely do Chinese migrants come to mind. But in a new exhibition at the National Museum of America...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibility....
18:34, 07/04/2019

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
02:17, 07/07/2019

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to start on Sunday. Related: Lunatic 19s: A Deportational...
03:51, 07/13/2019

Gambian army officer admits killing journalist, migrants A Gambian army officer has testified that he and two colleagues shot dead journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004 on orders from then- President Yahya Jammeh, providing the first direct account of the previously unexplained killing....
21:34, 07/23/2019

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.        ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

When Italy closed its ports to migrants, tiny Malta took them instead. With conditions. Italy’s restrictive immigration policies appear to be forcing Malta into a moral and political reckoning over whether to take a harder line on migration....
21:51, 07/09/2019

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carrying rescued migrants....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Guatemala Immigration Pact Set to Spur Single Migrants to U.S. Border The new U.S. and Guatemala agreement would likely change migration dynamics, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of single migrants who try to enter the U.S. undetected....
00:17, 08/01/2019

Migrants on Italian coastguard vessel Gregoretti to disembark following EU deal After EU countries agreed to share responsibility for the 131 people on board, Italy's Matteo Salvini said he would allow them to disembark. Italian prosecutors had opened an investigation into conditions on board....
23:51, 07/31/2019

Trump says he has agreement with Guatemala to help stem flow of migrants at the border Trump announced the arrangement with Guatemala with a previously unscheduled appearance in the Oval Office with Enrique Degenhart, the Guatemalan minister of government, and acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan....
00:51, 07/27/2019

EU states including Germany offer to take stranded migrants from Italy Germany and five other countries agreed to take in some 150 migrants stranded on a rescue ship off Italy. The country's far-right interior minister refused to allow them to disembark for two weeks....
06:34, 08/16/2019

At least 100 migrants walk free from shelled detention center in Tripoli Libyan officials allowed at least 100 migrants to walk free on Tuesday from a detention center in the capital Tripoli that was hit by a deadly attack last week....
22:00, 07/09/2019

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe Venezuelans are behind only Syrians in terms of asylum applications in Europe while those from Central Americans are up 4,000% in a decadeIn contrast to many congregations in western Europe, attendance is on the up at Notre-Dame aux Riches Claires, an imposing baroque red-brick church on a cobbled r...
12:51, 07/10/2019

Pope offers prayers for migrants killed in Mediterranean shipwreck Pope Francis on Sunday offered prayers for migrants who died in the Mediterranean Sea this week, in what the U.N. refugee agency called the worst shipwreck in the area this year....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Mexico has made advances in curbing flow of migrants: Pompeo The U.S. secretary of state spent the morning with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo in Mexico City before flying to a meeting with El Salvador's president....
03:00, 07/22/2019

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from a rescue vessel that had been headed toward Italy. A second boat with rescued migrants is also sailing for Lampedusa, where Italian officials have said it won't be allowed to dock....
20:17, 07/06/2019

India aims to expel all illegal migrants, interior minister says India will identify and deport illegal immigrants from across the country, the interior minister said on Wednesday, stepping up a campaign that critics say could stoke religious tension and further alienate minority Muslims....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Italy's Salvini dismisses fears for health of stranded migrants A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of those on board were disputed....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregular migration deters attempts to cross Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala, Mexican officials said...
12:34, 08/05/2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Tunisia Only four people were rescued from the water, one of whom later died at a local hospital. The tragedy came one day after an airstrike killed 44 people at a refugee center in Libya....
21:00, 07/04/2019

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center....
21:34, 07/04/2019

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boats capsize off Libya Libya’s coast guard says dozens of Europe-bound migrants are missing and feared drowned after the boats they were traveling on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea...
17:34, 07/25/2019

Libya shipwreck: Up to 150 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes Libya's coast guard says dozens of Europe-bound migrants are missing and feared drowned after the rubber boats they were travelling on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea....
02:51, 07/26/2019

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampdusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Malta agrees to take in migrants on Italy NGO boat as part of swap Malta said on Friday it would take in 54 migrants rescued by an Italian charity boat off Libya this week, after Italy refused to let the vessel dock at one of its ports as it labors to shut down sea migration routes....
14:51, 07/05/2019

16 U.S. Marines arrested on suspicion of smuggling undocumented migrants and drugs The troops were suspected of involvement in the smuggling of undocumented immigrants into the United States from Mexico and various unspecified drug-related offenses....
05:00, 07/26/2019

UN condemns attack on migrants, calls for Libyan cease-fire The U.N. Security Council is condemning a deadly attack on a detention center for migrants near Libya’s capital and is calling on the warring parties to urgently de-escalate fighting and commit to a cease-fire...
21:17, 07/05/2019

Patience Wears Thin for Migrants Stranded off the Italian Coast ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy’s interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a nearby Italian island in a weekslong standoff. The m...
12:17, 08/20/2019

150 Migrants Feared Dead After Worst Mediterranean Shipwreck This Year The United Nations' refugee agency said Thursday that as many as 150 people are feared dead in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, potentially marking the deadliest migrant disaster in the......
05:00, 07/26/2019

Border personnel taking 800 migrants to hospitals daily: DHS official The country's top border official told the Senate Tuesday morning that federal law enforcement assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border are transporting approximately 800 sick migrants in federal custody to hospitals for medical care each day....
19:17, 07/30/2019

Pope Expresses "Immense Sadness" At Photo Of Drowned Migrants Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river after trying to cross into the United States, the......
00:17, 06/27/2019

"Taliban Gave Me Toothpaste": Ex-Captives Compare US Handling Of Migrants The federal government told a panel of Ninth Circuit appellate judges last week that U.S. border detention facilities are "safe and sanitary," as required by law, even though migrant children are......
09:34, 06/26/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual values compel him to help all people in distress. P...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Libyan coast guard intercepts 124 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted 124 Europe-bound migrants, including a woman and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim says Wednesday that two rubber boats carrying African, Arab and Pakistani migrants, including a woma...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring undocumented migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring migrants, and conspiring to harbor and t...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Migrants pretending to be ISIS terrorists to avoid deportation from Europe MIGRANTS are claiming they are ex-ISIS terrorists in desperate bids to stay in Europe as officials won’t deport them if they would face the death penalties in their home countries....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Trump Announces Tariffs on All Mexican Imports to Crack Down on Migrants (WASHINGTON) — In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U....
04:34, 05/31/2019

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
05:17, 05/31/2019

Migrants rescued in Mediterranean, taken to Italy and Malta as UNHCR acts Stranded migrants have been rescued by the Italian navy and taken to Lampedusa and Malta. The UN refugee agency has airlifted migrants, including babies, from Libya to Rome....
05:34, 05/31/2019

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now, Chile's foreign ministry said on Saturday....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
20:34, 06/22/2019

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
16:17, 05/31/2019

With shelters at 'max' California border agents drop migrants at bus station A surge in migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed immigration detention facilities in California to capacity, forcing U.S. Border Patrol to release many at bus stations in the state for the first time, the agency said on Monday....
06:00, 05/21/2019

A grim border drowning underlines peril facing many migrants A grim photograph of a drowned father and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in shallow water of the Rio Grande provides a searing reminder of the dangers confronting many migrants trying to reach the United States...
14:17, 06/26/2019

Hundreds of migrants to be flown to California in as many as 3 flights a week, officials say Hundreds of migrant families will be flown to California in as many as three flights a week as U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to struggle with the growing number of illegals crossing into the U.S., officials said....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Bikers bring 30,000 meals to feed migrants at facility in New Mexico Las Cruces Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Daniels, the emergency operations commander on scene, said the donation was a welcome surprise.        ...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Trump: U.S., Guatemala close to a safe third country deal on migrants The United States and Guatemala are close to reaching a safe third country agreement as part of an effort to curb U.S-bound migrants, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, offering no details about when such a deal might be finalized....
20:17, 06/26/2019

Father-daughter border drownings highlight migrants’ perils MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lie face down in shallow water along the Matamoros, Mexico, bank of the Rio Grande across from Brownsville, Texas. His black shirt is hiked up his chest with the girl’s head tucked inside, and her arm draped around his neck suggesting sh...
20:17, 06/26/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants, even after U.N. human rights investigators said it violated international law. Ministry officials said the security decree was “n...
17:34, 05/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law....
18:34, 05/19/2019

The Latest: North Macedonia finds migrants hiding in truck The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered eight migrants crammed into a hidden compartment in the roof of a truck, during a routine search at the border crossing with Serbia....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second day of a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
21:17, 05/06/2019

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents....
21:51, 05/20/2019

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of people in the US illegally. Related: 'Death by a thous...
18:51, 06/23/2019

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appear to show the group is made up mostly of families ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Ship with 42 migrants aboard enters Italy waters A German humanitarian group says its ship Sea-Watch 3 carrying 42 migrants rescued at sea two weeks ago has entered Italian waters under emergency provisions, calling the situation on board desperate...
15:51, 06/26/2019

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
13:34, 06/21/2019

Mexican Town Once Welcomed Migrants. Now It Blames Mexico’s President for Them. A relentless series of migrant caravans in recent months has taxed local resources and the patience of residents who are turning their ire on the president....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Mexico intercepts 1,000 migrants headed toward US amid tariff threats A large contingent of law enforcement officers intercepted a caravan of roughly 1000 Central American migrants traveling along a highway in southern Mexico Wednesday. The beefed up patrol comes as President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico, unless the country ramps up their efforts t...
05:34, 06/06/2019

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to deter and detain the surge of migrants from Central America....
05:00, 06/18/2019

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
07:34, 06/17/2019

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
17:34, 06/07/2019

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking part of their pay....
06:17, 06/17/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have been disappeared or sold to traffickers....
18:51, 06/07/2019

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers. Border agents and officials in Texas and even in Maine are scrambling to absorb them. Mexico...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is “anti-Christian,” adding that “w...
22:51, 06/15/2019

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States and remain in Mexico if U.S. President Donald Trump clamps down further on migration....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
14:51, 06/15/2019

Footage shows migrants walking around border wall to enter US New footage released by Customs and Border Protection shows a group of more than 130 migrants entering the U.S. by simply walking around a section of border wall in Arizona -- in the latest incident prompting calls to curb the historic surge in illegal immigration. ...
19:51, 06/10/2019

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
18:51, 06/12/2019

Trump: ICE will remove 'millions' of illegal migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
11:17, 06/18/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
02:00, 06/06/2019

Italian navy ship with 100 rescued migrants docks in Genoa An Italian navy ship has docked in the northern port city of Genoa carrying 100 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea, where the number of migrant crossings has picked up in recent weeks...
17:51, 06/02/2019

Migrants moved from Bosnian town to camp at former garbage dump Up to 700 migrants from Asia and the Middle East who had been sleeping rough in the Bosnian town of Bihac have been moved to a camp on the site of a former garbage dump near the Croatian border that has been criticized as inadequate by UN agencies....
21:00, 06/19/2019

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial forensic exams to determine age, but in several ca...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — 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 coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that the rubber vessel had 92 African and Bengali migrants, includ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
01:51, 06/05/2019

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a verdict Tuesday against a border activist who, defense attorneys say, was simply being kind by providing two migrants with water, food and lodging when ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of Migrants Living in Disgusting, Overcrowded Texas Facility Hundreds of migrants were found stationed at an overcrowded, unsanitary Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso earlier this month, according to a unreleased report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General obtained by CNN....
20:34, 05/31/2019

Twenty migrants arrested after riots in fire-hit center in Bosnia Bosnian police arrested 20 people after migrants rioted at a reception center in the northwestern town of Velika Kladusa early on Wednesday, authorities said....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
18:51, 06/05/2019

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants on border SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer says a settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not necessarily mean a toothbrush and soap must be provided for shorter stays. Sarah Fabian, senior litigation counsel for the Department of Justice, told a thr...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump: ICE to deport 'millions' of migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
13:34, 06/18/2019

In nearly 100-degree heat, migrants still packed outside in camp at international bridge Faced with influx of immigrants, Border Patrol holds migrants at outdoor makeshift shelter near Paso del Norte for weeks without cots or showers.        ...
18:51, 06/12/2019

A Grim Border Drowning Underlines the Peril Facing Many Migrants (MEXICO CITY) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph ...
15:51, 06/26/2019

Italy Arrests Captain of Ship That Rescued Dozens of Migrants at Sea Capt. Carola Rackete, an outlaw to some and a heroine to others, was seized after her ship, the Sea Watch 3, docked in Lampedusa and 42 migrants disembarked....
12:00, 06/29/2019

Pope visits Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis has arrived in Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that has taken a hard line against migrants at the same time the pontiff has urged Europe to open its arms and hearts to refugees...
11:17, 05/05/2019

Mother, wife of drowned Salvadoran migrants awaits their repatriation Days after she lost her small daughter and husband to the treacherous currents of the Rio Grande, Tania Vanessa Avalos, 23, arrived back in El Salvador to await her family's return -- in coffins....
11:51, 06/29/2019

Migrants step off German aid ship after captain defies Italy ROME (AP) — Forty migrants have disembarked on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa after the captain of the German aid ship which rescued them docked without permission, ramming an Italian border police motorboat which was in its way. Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini branded Sea-Watch 3 cap...
09:34, 06/29/2019

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras are well-tended by loved ones and the place has an elegance and peace abou...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Boat in which hundreds of migrants died displayed at Venice Biennale Haunting wreck of vessel that sank in 2015 will confront visitors to art world’s gatheringAs a huddle of artists and curators watched from the shore, the immense rusted, pitted body of a wrecked ship was painstakingly brought to shore at Venice’s ancient Arsenale, one of the venues for the city’s ar...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Mexican officials find 289 migrants in tractor-trailer rigs MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say they have detained 289 Central American migrants, including some children with measles and other illnesses. The Tamaulipas state government says the migrants were found crammed into the freight compartments of two t...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Mexican president announces plan to provide 40,000 jobs to migrants Mexico is finalizing a deal to provide 40,000 factory jobs to migrants in northern states, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday, addressing a key need for the thousands waiting in Mexico as their U.S. asylum cases are decided....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Border Patrol rescues stranded migrants west of Tucson TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued a number of distressed migrants in the desert west of Tucson. In the first incident at around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, agents rescued two people in a remote canyon in the Ajo Mountains. A helicopter from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office was ca...
05:51, 05/04/2019

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
21:17, 06/29/2019

US To Give Migrants "Rapid DNA" Tests To Prove Family Ties US border authorities plan to give migrant families DNA tests to determine whether or not the adults and children are related, Department of Homeland Security officials said Wednesday....
01:17, 05/02/2019

Pentagon to send more troops to Mexico border, some in contact with migrants The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand out meals, breaking with past policy to avoid troops coming in contact with migrants....
18:34, 04/28/2019

AOC Claims Migrants Being Told to Drink Out of Toilets, Terrorized by Officers Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is visiting several Customs and Border Patrol facilities today as part of a congressional delegation. After the first visit, she claimed that even with members of Congress present—when officers were “on their GOOD behavior”—women were being held in cells with no runnin...
21:51, 07/01/2019

El Salvador’s president blames own country for drowning deaths of migrants El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said his country was to blame for the death of a father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying to reach the US — a tragedy captured in a photo that sparked outrage over the humanitarian crisis at the border. Bukele told the BBC in an interview......
21:17, 07/01/2019

Salvadoran president says his country is to blame for migrants drowning in Rio Grande The president of El Salvador has taken the blame for the death of a father and his daughter who drowned while trying to reach the United States across the Rio Grande....
18:34, 07/01/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gulf of Paria, authorities said....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Cartoonist loses job after depicting Trump golfing over drowned migrants A Canadian cartoonist lost his freelance contract with a newspaper after tweeting an illustration that depicted Donald Trump golfing over the bodies of two drowned migrants. Political cartoonist Michael de Adder claimed that he lost the contract due to the Trump image — but the company disputes his ...
11:51, 07/01/2019

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
00:51, 04/29/2019

Migrants cross oceans, jungles to Mexico to try to settle in the nation or even the U.S. Some say they've given up hope of reaching the United States and just want papers that will allow them to work in Mexico.        ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures resume following a lull in fighting between rival forces in Libya....
14:34, 05/01/2019

Pictures of dead migrants inspire our sympathy. But what use is that to them? | Gary Younge The photograph of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his daughter provoked a global outcry. That’s not enoughOn the morning of 17 January 2018 a humanitarian group, No More Deaths, released a report showing how, over four years, US border patrol agents destroyed 3,856 gallons of water that had been le...
15:34, 06/28/2019

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doctor — to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police said Friday the ambulance was spotted on a highway 30 kilomet...
13:17, 06/28/2019

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap PENITAS, Panama (AP) — Panamanian authorities are struggling to contend with a spike in the number of migrants risking the journey through what’s known as the Darien Gap, one of the most dangerous stretches of the migratory route toward the U.S. It’s the biggest migratory crisis Panama h...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off coast of Tunisia after heading to Italy A boat carrying people towards Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, with dozens losing their lives in the deadliest migrant boat sinking in months. Nearby fishing boats managed to save 16 people....
12:00, 05/11/2019

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman said he was shocked to see printouts of his client’s social media accounts and posts in an immigr...
14:00, 06/27/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
16:17, 05/11/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisis-stricken homeland....
17:17, 05/12/2019