Tamil Nadu:1,591 houses for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in 13 districts inaugurated 

In an announcement in the Assembly last year, Stalin had said that 7,469 worn-out houses across 104 Sri Lankan Tamil rehabilitation camps spread throughout 29 districts would be rebuilt. 

published on : 18th September 2023

US-Mexico border world's deadliest land route for migrants: United Nations agency

Nearly half the deaths recorded -- 307 in total -- were of people attempting to cross from Mexico to the United States via the Sonora and Chihuahua deserts, the IOM said.

published on : 12th September 2023

Of migrants, refugees, infiltrators and self-proclaimed children of the soil

It is shocking that 77 years after Independence, India presents a picture of a house badly divided.

published on : 27th August 2023

US Justice dept sues SpaceX, alleges discrimination against refugees in hiring process

The lawsuit claimed that SpaceX, from September 2018 to May 2022, aircraft had discouraged asylees and refugees from applying and refused to hire or consider them because of their citizenship.

published on : 25th August 2023

‘Refugees have right to life’: Madras High Court

Justice GR Swaminathan passed the order on a petition filed by the girl’s father, Athipathi, in 2015. Due to heavy rainfall on May 12, 2014,

published on : 23rd August 2023

Polish government plans referendum asking if voters want 'thousands of illegal immigrants'

The Polish government wants to hold the referendum alongside the parliamentary election, scheduled for Oct. 15.

published on : 14th August 2023

Weeks after Delhi floods, Hindu refugees from Pakistan await help, face financial woes

Kanhaiya, a Pakistani refugee living in Majnu ka Tila for the past eight years, said six members of his family were injured while evacuating to safety during the floods.

published on : 13th August 2023

At least 17 dead after Rohingya boat breaks up off Myanmar: Rescuers

Thousands of Rohingya risk their lives each year making perilous sea journeys from camps in Bangladesh and Myanmar to try to reach Muslim-majority Malaysia and Indonesia.

published on : 10th August 2023

Niger junta breaks off military cooperation with France

At the same time, the junta announced that it was scrapping military pacts between Niger and France, citing the former ruler's "careless attitude and its reaction to the situation".

published on : 4th August 2023

718 Myanmar refugees enter Manipur, govt seeks report from Assam Rifles

The paramilitary force has been also asked to clarify the compelling circumstances of the influx and advised to push back these “illegal immigrants” immediately.

published on : 25th July 2023

Three boats carrying 300 migrants from Senegal go missing near Spanish Canary Islands

The Atlantic migration route to the Canary Islands is one of the deadliest in the world and is typically used by migrants from sub-Saharan Africa to reach Spain.

published on : 10th July 2023

Humans, not refugees: Sri Lankan Tamils feel at home in Dravida land, yet have grievances

Sri Lankan Tamils living in Tamil Nadu camps rue the lack of jobs and the fact that they remain refugees.

published on : 1st July 2023

Relish regional recipes made by refugees 

Organised by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and stakeholders, this festival commemorates World Refugee Day, 2023

published on : 22nd June 2023

35 years on, Lankan Tamil refugees’ fight for Indian citizenship continues

About 59,000 Sri Lankan Tamils reside in the refugee camps in Tamil Nadu. Most of them, who have been staying in India for over 35 years, has been demanding Indian citizenship.

published on : 21st June 2023

'Diversity brings insights': Amazon, Marriott and others vow to hire over 13,000 refugees in Europe

Amazon leads the pack, vowing to hire at least 5,000 refugees over the next three years in Europe, followed by Marriott and Hilton with 1,500 each.

published on : 19th June 2023

Greek migrant boat tragedy: Women, kids were in vessel's hold; Pakistanis 'forced' to stay below deck

Testimonies about the horrific tragedy reveal that migrants on the boat had reportedly denied offers of assistance; they were forced to drink urine when fresh water ran out, and more.

published on : 18th June 2023

110 million people forcibly displaced as Sudan, Ukraine wars add to world refugee crisis

The number of stateless people has also risen in 2022 to 4.4 million, according to UNHCR data, but this is believed to be an underestimate.

published on : 14th June 2023

Giriraj at it again, says will drive out illegal Muslim migrants from country

The BJP’s firebrand leader said that all foreign infiltrators should be repatriated from the state.

published on : 12th June 2023