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Maduro accuses U.S. official of plotting Venezuela invasion, gives no evidence

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday, without providing evidence, that U.S. national security adviser John Bolton was leading a plan to invade the South American nation, which is increasingly at odds with Washington as its socialist economy collapses.

Politico /
How the Migrant Caravan Built Its Own Democracy

Trump called the caravan ‘lawless.’ But on the road to Tijuana, the migrants were electing officials, voting on routes and building a public safety council.

CNN /
Trump says caravan migrants are turning back. Mexico says most are still at the border

US President Donald Trump and Mexico's top immigration officials painted sharply different pictures Tuesday of the large groups of Central American ...

MSNBC /
'It makes them hate us': Migrants contend with vitriol

Italy has been, for many, a gateway to a more promising future in Europe. But with interior minister Matteo Salvini's anti-immigration rhetoric and a ...

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'We're under an evil spell': Migrants contend with vitriol

Italy has been, for many, a gateway to a more promising future in Europe. But with a far-­right government in power, Italy aims to reduce arrivals ...

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Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to allow asylum ban

The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to allow it to enforce an asylum ban for migrants who enter the country illegally.

CNN /
Asylum claims at southwest border jumped nearly 70% in 2018

US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday that the number of migrants who sought asylum out of fear at the southwest border increased by nearly 70% between 2017 and 2018, according to new statistics released by the Department of Homeland ...

MSNBC /
Faith leaders: Migrants have international right to U.S. asylum

"Our sacred texts tell us to tear down walls, to welcome the immigrant and to treat everyone as if they are God's children,” said a religious leader.

Time /
U.S. Withdrawing Thousands of Troops From President Trump’s Border Mission in Time for Christmas

(WASHINGTON) – The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American migrants, U.S. officials said Monday. About 2,200 of the active duty troops will be pulled out before…

Washinton Post /
Italy’s Salvini says fears about new migrant law ‘surreal’

Italy’s interior minister is defending a new government-backed law eliminating the category of “humanitarian protection” for migrants, saying it will ...

Washinton Post /
At the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. sees big increase in migrants claiming fear of deportation

The largest jump was recorded at U.S. ports of entry, where long lines of asylum seekers have formed.

Washinton Post /
At Mexico border, U.S. sees surge in migrants claiming fear of harm in home countries

The largest increase was recorded at U.S. ports of entry, where long lines of asylum seekers have formed.

CBC /
U.S. troops begin withdrawal from Mexican border

The U.S. is beginning to withdraw many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American migrants, U.S. officials said Monday.

USA Today /
New data shows asylum claims spiking at U.S. ports of entry

New data show that more migrants are legally requesting asylum at ports despite Trump's claims that they are a border security issue.        

UPI /
Gunmen posing as tourists attack Venezuela gold-mining area

One person was killed and two injured in a Venezuelan gold mining town over the weekend after they were attacked by more than a dozen gunmen.

Washinton Post /
Cyprus sees surge in migrants crossing from breakaway north

People trafficking rings set sights on Cyprus as other migrant routes to Europe are blocked

UPI /
164 nations -- not U.S. -- sign global pact to safeguard migrants

Leaders from 164 countries adopted a global pact Monday to improve the world's response to migration flows, but the United States walked away.

NY Times /
Critic’s Pick: ‘The Jungle’ Review: Migrants’ Heartbreaking Search for Home in Calais

This extraordinary, London-born work of immersive theater places its audience at the fraught and energetic center of a migrant camp in France.

Washinton Post /
Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan camp shows migrant challenges

As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement next week, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery and unsanitary conditions

CBC /
'La lista': For some U.S.-bound migrants it means hope. For others, despair

The migrant-run list tracks the names of people seeking asylum in the U.S. But since November, when more thousands began arriving together in Tijuana, Mexico, the backlog has skyrocketed to more than 5,000 names.

CBC /
'La lista': For some U.S.-bound migrants, it means hope. For others, despair

The migrant-run list tracks the names of people seeking asylum in the U.S. But since November, when ...

ABC /
Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers

Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara.

ABC /
Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers

Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara.

Washinton Post /
Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers

Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who ...

UPI /
Appeals court rules against Donald Trump's asylum ban

A federal appeals court denied President Trump's request to strike down a judge's order to block an asylum ban on migrants who enter the country illegally.

NY Times /
As Winter Arrives, Thousands of Migrants Are Trapped in Bosnia

Migrants sheltering in Bosnia report widespread violence by the border police in Croatia as Europe pushes to secure its frontiers.

Reuters /
Julius Baer in talks with Santander over Venezuela business: sources

Swiss private bank Julius Baer is in talks about transferring its Venezuelan book of business to Spain's Banco Santander as Baer reorganizes operations in Latin America, sources close to the situation have told Reuters.

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