Tag Archives: Human migration

20Oct/17

Tech companies lobby for ‘Dreamers’

Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

14Aug/17

70 years later, a survivor tells tales of India-Pakistan split

AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Human Rights Watch: French police use excessive force on Calais migrants

CALAIS, FRANCE (JULY 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Human Rights Watch pressed France on Wednesday (July 26) to end what it described as recurrent police violence against migrants in the northern town of Calais, where hundreds have returned despite the demolition of a sprawling camp once known as “the Jungle”. Continue reading

02Jul/17

Thousands of migrant workers leave Thailand after labour crackdown

MYAWADDY, MYANMAR (JUNE 30, 2017) (TPBS) – Thousands of irregular migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia are leaving Thailand each day, Thailand’s immigration police said on Friday (June 30), after a decree aimed at managing foreign workers took effect earlier this month.
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11Apr/17

Migrants traded in “slave markets” in Libya, U.N. agency says

The United Nations says a growing number of migrants passing through Libya are being traded in “slave markets”.

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20Mar/17

Worried EU nationals struggle with UK residency rules ahead of Brexit

As British Prime Minister Theresa May announces March 29 as the day she will trigger Article 50, officially kick-starting the process for the UK to leave the European Union, EU nationals living in Britain are seriously worried about their future status as they grapple with complex British residency rules – which often results in rejection.

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07Mar/17

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

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

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28Feb/17

Door knocks in the dark: The Canadian town on front line of Trump migrant crackdown

The Canadian town of Emerson, Manitoba has become the front line of an emerging political crisis that is testing Canada’s will to welcome asylum seekers
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13Feb/17

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

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

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