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Vietnamese activist 'Mother Mushroom' freed from prison, granted asylum in the US

A high-profile Vietnamese dissident and online blogger has arrived in the United States where she has been granted asylum following her release from prison in her home country.

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Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

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Food, Water, a Ride: Guatemalans Help Honduran Migrants

Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from ...

Truck carrying migrants in Turkey crashes; 22 killed

Twenty-two migrants were killed and 13 others were injured Sunday when a truck carrying them overturned, Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu ...

Another migrant caravan is heading to the US. Trump has already taken note.

A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to ...

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Immigrant Caravan Organizer Held After Trump Threatens Honduras

The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding ...

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Trump Threatens to Cut Aid to Honduras If Migrant Caravan Isn't Stopped

President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off aid to Honduras if its government does not stop a large ‘caravan’ of migrants headed toward the United States. A group estimated at 1,600 to 2,000 people hoping to arrive in the U.S. marched from ...

Growing Honduran migrant caravan nears Guatemala border

The caravan formed a day after Vice President Mike Pence urged the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to tell their citizens to stay home.

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Honduran Migrant Caravan Grows as it Moves Toward the US

The migrant caravan that started in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras has grown as it crosses the country.  Some are walking. Some are in vehicles. But they all seem to have a common goal -- they want a better life.  Many of them want to seek that life in the United States.  March organizer Bartolo Fuentes told Reuters that participants ...

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Turkey migrants: Lorry crash in Izmir 'kills 22'

The vehicle crashed through a barrier in western Izmir province and plunged 20m, state media say.

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Italy: Migrants in Riace to be transferred away

The government says it will transfer all migrants out of Riace - a town famous for welcoming them.

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Women stabbed to death on Greece's border with Turkey

The three victims, who were apparently migrants, were found stabbed to death on a river bank.

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Australia immigration: New migrants may have to live in rural areas

The proposal would force new migrants to settle outside cities - but experts question the idea.

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The teenagers navigating the UK's asylum system

Inside Out London speaks to charities who say some young asylum seekers have recently taken their own lives

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Refugee Families Split Due to Stricter Screening to Enter US

Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. But the danger hasn't been enough to allow his wife to join them.   Mohammed, who worked as a ...

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Groups Seek US Help in Identifying Migrant Remains

Representatives of dozens of U.S. and Latin American advocacy groups pressed their case Friday for access to an FBI-run DNA database to help them ...

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Nooses Found in California Immigration Detention Center

Federal inspectors found nooses made from bedsheets hanging in more than a dozen cells at an immigration detention facility in Southern California, ...

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Reality Check: Which UK jobs are EU migrants doing?

As Theresa May announces her immigration plans, which industries could be most affected? /
The Download | October 1st: ‘Black Women’s Blueprint’ organization held its march for black women + Ronda Colvin-Leary makes history as first Black judge in Gwinnett county + Kanye west on ‘Saturday Night Live.’

It’s the first of the month!! This is your D.C. Download for Monday, October 1st: Over the weekend– the ‘Black Women’s Blueprint’ organization held its march for Black women in major cities across the country. The organizers also demanded change such a: reauthorization of the violence against women act and more focus on women’s rights ...

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A Year After Shooting, Memories and Changes for Las Vegas

The drone hovered like a vulture from the ceiling, a drone catching cage ready to trap it. Nearby, an enormous concrete ball was painted white with red stitches to resemble a baseball, thereby masking its real purpose as a barrier to stop heavy trucks from plowing into crowds or buildings. These high tech security measures were part of hundreds of ...

18 states, D.C., back challenge of U.S. asylum rules

The new rules deny asylum to gang, domestic violence victims.

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Trump Meets with Chilean Leader at White House

President Donald Trump met Friday with President Sebastian Pinera of Chile at the White House for talks that focused on trade, security and the ...

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UN Court Asked to Probe Venezuela; Maduro Defiant

Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes ...

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Migrants 'still being exploited in Qatar'

Dozens of migrants working on the city hosting the final of the 2022 Qatar World Cup have been unpaid for months, Amnesty International said.

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Europe migration: 'Horrific experiences' on the crossing from Libya

With fewer rescue ships, a higher proportion of migrants are dying crossing from Libya to Europe.

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5 European states reach deal on fate of 58 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

The ship carrying the migrants had been stranded in the Mediterranean and became the subject of a days-long standoff.

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Greece’s Biggest Migrant Camp Is a Mental Health Crisis, Aid Groups Say

Violence, suicide attempts and mental trauma are common in the Moria camp and could boil over, the groups say, even as other countries harden their stands on migrants.

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