Showing posts with label migrants. Show all posts
Showing posts with label migrants. Show all posts

Thursday, August 17, 2023

More than 60 Feared Dead After A Migrant Boat Is Rescued in Atlantic

 Dozens of migrants are feared dead after a boat that left Senegal with more than 100 people onboard over a month ago was rescued by the coast guard in Cabo Verde with just 38 survivors onboard, officials said.

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Poland Plans Referendum Asking If Voters Want 'Thousands of Illegal Immigrants'

Poland's ruling party wants to ask voters in a referendum whether they support accepting "thousands of illegal immigrants from the Middle East and Africa" as part of a European Union relocation plan.

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Poland to Send 2,000 Troops to Belarus Border

An additional 2,000 troops will be sent to the Poland-Belarus border amid a recent influx of illegal immigrants, Polish Deputy Interior Minister Maciej Wasik said.

Forty-one migrants die in shipwreck off Italy

Forty-one migrants have died in a shipwreck off the Italian island of Lampedusa, survivors told local media.

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Texas sued by Biden admin over building water barriers to block migrants crossing border

The Joe Biden administration on Monday filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas over deploying water barriers in the Rio Grande aimed to block migrants from crossing into the United States from Mexico.

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Death toll of migrant shipwreck off Greece could soar to hundreds

With its human cargo of migrants filling every available space, the battered blue trawler was about halfway from Libya to Italy when its engine cut out in the night.

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Tunisia will not be Europe's 'border guard' - President

Tunisian President Kais Saied has said that Tunisia would not accept becoming a border guard for other countries ahead of a visit by European leaders concerned at the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Italian Marines Conducting Operation To Free Turkish Ship Seized By Migrants

Italian marines are conducting a special operation to retake control over Turkish-flagged cargo ship Galata Seaways, which a group of illegal migrants seized in the Mediterranean Sea near Naples, Italian Defense Minister Guido Crosetto said on Friday.

Friday, May 26, 2023

Boat Carrying 500 Asylum Seekers Disappears in Mediterranean Sea

A boat carrying about 500 asylum seekers, including a newborn baby and pregnant women, has disappeared in the central Mediterranean, according to two humanitarian organizations.

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Unaccompanied minor dies after stay in Florida migration shelter

The United States government has confirmed that an unaccompanied minor from Honduras died in its custody earlier this week, amid heightened scrutiny on immigration as the controversial border-expulsion policy Title 42 expires.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

France preps to expel irregular migrants from island territory of Mayotte

France is gearing up to expel irregular migrants from its island department of Mayotte, off southeastern Africa near Madagascar, according to media reports.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Italy declares state of emergency amid surge in migrant arrivals

Italy declared a six-month state of emergency Tuesday to help it deal with a surge in the number of migrants arriving in the country via the Mediterranean Sea, local media reported.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Number of migrants reaching Italy’s shores so far this year exceeds 20,000

The number of irregular migrants who have arrived in Italy by sea since the start of the year has exceeded 20,000, according to official figures.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Italy launches rescue for hundreds of refugees on boats

The Italian coastguard has launched multiple rescue operations to save hundreds of refugees packed aboard boats off the Calabria region, less than two weeks after at least 73 people drowned in a shipwreck.

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Five Mediterranean countries call for more EU solidarity on migration

Interior ministers of five European Union (EU) Mediterranean countries on Saturday called for more EU solidarity on migration and more efforts to prevent irregular migration.

Death toll at 70 from migrant shipwreck off southern Italy

The death toll rose to 70 from a shipwreck carrying migrants on a wooden boat off southern Italy, media reports said Saturday.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Hosting Ukrainian refugees cost France $672M in 2022: Report

France spent €634 million ($672 million) last year on hosting Ukrainians displaced by the war with Russia, according to official data released on Tuesday.

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Dozens killed as boat carrying migrants, refugees sinks off Italy

At least 58 people, including children, have died after a boat carrying migrants and refugees sank off the Italian coastal city of Crotone in the southern region of Calabria.

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