Tag Archives: Illegal immigration

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

22Jul/17

Exclusive: Trump admin planning sweeping immigration raids

U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest teenage immigrants suspected of gang involvement as U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to crack down on illegal immigration. Justin Mitchell reports. 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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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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26Feb/17

Specter of xenophobic chaos looming over South Africa again

Various,South Africa (China Global Television) – Tensions between South Africans and foreigners rose again in Pretoria and parts of Johannesburg recently.
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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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18Dec/16

Morocco to provide resident permits to thousands of migrants

Morocco launches the second round of a campaign to regularise undocumented migrants, aiming to provide thousands of foreigners resident permits that will allow them to wok, enrol their children in school and have access to medical care.

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12Jan/16
Steve Lawrie was asked to smuggle Bahar Ahmadi into Britain

Briton seeks acquittal for trying to take migrant girl to UK, lawyer says

A British ex-soldier who tried to smuggle a four-year old Afghani girl from Calais into Britain will go on trial in France, facing a charge of aiding illegal immigration. Saying French law protects those who help people in danger from being punished, his lawyer says she will seek acquittal.

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08Oct/15

EU ministers meet to discuss deportations amid flood of Syrian refugees

EU justice and home affairs ministers meet in Luxembourg where they are set to agree on plans to step up deportations of illegal immigrants.

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