Migrants
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Mexico finds 57 adolescent migrants crammed into truck  

All of the adolescents were considered unaccompanied minors, meaning they had no relatives or parents with them.

published on : 27th January 2023
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Migrant entry numbers into Europe hit six-year high  

People arriving at Europe’s borders to apply for asylum have a reasonable chance of being allowed in, while those who come without a visa in search of jobs and better lives are mostly turned away.

published on : 13th January 2023
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Don't show up at border: Biden tells illegal migrants but opens door to others

Under his new plan, Biden said a controversial rule called Title 42 would be expanded to allow border guards to immediately turn away more would-be migrants if they arrive by land.

published on : 6th January 2023
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After court setback, migrants cling to hopes of reaching US

The US Supreme Court dashed those hopes with a 5-4 decision Tuesday to hear arguments over the policy in February and to keep it in place until they rule.

published on : 29th December 2022
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'We are human beings': Venezuelan migrants lament US border ruling

The conditions in which migrants live along the border speaks to their level of despair.

published on : 21st December 2022
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US appeals court ruling that would lift asylum restrictions

The asylum rule has been used by the Biden administration to expel migrant families and single adults, though not children travelling alone.

published on : 8th December 2022
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Time to acknowledge migrants’ contribution

Most developed economies face demographic challenges a falling young population and a growing older population.

published on : 5th December 2022
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Charities at sea as Italy's far-right-led government deny ships with migrants access to ports

The far-right-led government in Italy says it is not responsible for taking on migrants rescued by charity rescue ships. 

published on : 8th November 2022
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1,100 migrants in limbo as Italy shuts ports to rescue ships

Italy’s only Black lawmaker in the lower chamber, Abourbakar Soumahoro, said he would join migrants on the ship if Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni’s government did not act soon to aid all those blocked

published on : 6th November 2022
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FIFA World Cup: Qatar rejects calls for remedy fund for migrant workers killed or injured 

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have led demands this year for FIFA and Qatar to create a fund for workers matching the USD 440 million World Cup prize money.

published on : 3rd November 2022
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Canada to welcome 500,000 immigrants per year by 2025

The new plan envisions a flood of new arrivals that will see 465,000 people come in from outside the country in 2023, rising to 500,000 in 2025.

published on : 2nd November 2022
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Greece: Dozens missing after boat carrying migrants sinks

The incident was the latest in a series of recent shipwrecks involving migrant boats in Greek seas that have left dozens of people dead or missing.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Demand for Inner Line Permit grows in Meghalaya

Unhappy that the Centre is maintaining a stony silence on the demand, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) set up an “ILP check gate” on the Meghalaya-Assam boundary.

published on : 24th October 2022
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Chelannur aims at 100% Hindi literacy to connect with migrant workers

Before implementing the project, the local body conducted a survey and identified 700 people who were illiterate in Hindi.

published on : 18th October 2022
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Greece: Gales stall efforts to find missing migrants after shipwrecks left at least 23 people dead

Coast guard, navy and volunteer rescuers focused efforts around a rugged cove on Kythira where the sailboat smashed into rocks and broke up, leaving bodies floating in the wreckage.

published on : 7th October 2022
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73 dead in migrant shipwreck off Syria after leaving Lebanon

Around 150 people, mostly Lebanese and Syrians, were on board the small boat that sank Thursday in the Mediterranean Sea off the Syrian city of Tartus.

published on : 23rd September 2022
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'Look into plight of Hindu migrants living without power supply in Delhi slum': HC to Centre

The court asked the Centre to file its response within two weeks to a petition which concerns the supply of electricity to nearly 800 such migrants.

published on : 14th September 2022
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Somali American legislative candidate poised to make history

Maine is home to thousands of immigrants from African nations, including many from Somalia who settled in Portland and Lewiston-Auburn.

published on : 10th September 2022
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Border Patrol: 8 migrants found dead in Rio Grande at Texas

U.S. officials recovered six bodies, while Mexican teams recovered two others, according to a CBP statement.

published on : 3rd September 2022
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17 Indian citizens among group of 100 migrants apprehended while illegally crossing into US

All individuals were transported to a nearby station where they were medically evaluated and cleared by medical personnel.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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