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Stranded rescue ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock in Malta

A migrant rescue ship has docked in Malta after being stranded for days in the Mediterranean amid a diplomatic dispute over which country should accept the 141 migrants on board.

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African migrants in disbelief as Israeli law cuts their salaries

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents. Since last year, they face another burden: a de facto 20 percent salary cut that has driven them further into poverty. Israel’s roughly 35,000 African migrants and the groups that support them ...

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Suspected Iraqi IS Member in US Custody

A refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the ...

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Gibraltar ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

Gibraltar has moved to strip a stranded migrant rescue ship of its registration amid a row over which country is responsible for taking in the 141 ...

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Reports of Election Site Hacking Rankle Florida Officials

Child's play or a signs of a serious security problem in one of the nation's swing states? That's the question confronting Florida election ...

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Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this ...

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Arrest of Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Raises Fears of Crackdown

Tendai Biti had sought asylum in Zambia after accusing Zimbabwean officials of manipulating the results of the presidential election.

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Tense Calm in Nicaragua as Fears for the Future Grow

A political crisis that started in April is forcing Nicaraguans to seek asylum in neighboring countries like Costa Rica. Thousands are leaving their country. Meanwhile, the White House and U.S. Congress have warned the government to respect human rights and democracy. And as Cristina Caicedo Smit reports the U.N. Human Rights Commission is in ...

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Army Suspends Discharges of Immigrant Recruits

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship, at least temporarily. A memo shared with The Associated Press Wednesday and dated July 20 spells out orders to high-ranking Army officials to stop processing discharges of men and women who enlisted in the special immigrant program, effective ...

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Migrants Walk Off Italy’s Tomato Fields, and Into Its Immigration Debate

After two road accidents killed 16 migrant laborers in 48 hours, hundreds went on strike to protest slavelike conditions that defy easy solutions.

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Tendai Biti: Zambia denies Zimbabwe politician asylum

The opposition's Tendai Biti hoped Zambia would help him avoid charges over post-election violence.

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Migrant farmers strike in Italy after 16 road deaths

Labourers down tools shouting "we are not slaves" days after two crashes killed 16 migrant workers.

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African migrants strike after road deaths

Labourers down tools shouting "we are not slaves" days after two crashes killed 16 migrant workers.

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Germany Reaches Deal With Spain to Return Refugees

The agreement is a sign of how much German politics have shifted since 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed more than a million migrants.

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Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Over Arizona Border

The 3-year-old boy with a bowl haircut and striped shirt silently clung to his father in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol truck. Their shoes still muddy from crossing the border, the father and son had just been apprehended at a canal near a ...

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ACLU sues Jeff Sessions over restricting asylum for domestic, gang violence

"This is a naked attempt by the Trump administration to eviscerate our country's asylum protections," said an attorney with the ACLU.

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Cardi B’s first post-birth performance will be at the Mala Luna Festival

Cardi B is gearing up to get back into the swing of things. Show organizers just announced that the "Bodak Yellow" rapper will hit the stage at  San ...

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Venezuela crisis: Brazil briefly shuts border to migrants

The border is open again after an order to turn away fleeing Venezuelan migrants was overturned.

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Mexico's New Leader: 'Nobody Will Threaten Us' with Wall

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed Monday his country would not be threatened by a wall, in a thinly veiled rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump's jabs across the border. "Mexico is going to become a power — and will change the balance of power. Nobody will threaten us that our borders will be closed or militarized," ...

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‘If we’re all together, I can handle it’

Migrants at border find delays and danger at both legal, illegal entry points.

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Palestinian Girls Will Pitch Their App to Silicon Valley 

Four Palestinian high school friends are heading to California this week to pitch their mobile app about fire prevention to Silicon Valley’s tech ...

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Fewer migrants are making it to Europe. Here’s why.

The Libyan coast guard is more active, Italy is more resistant, and fewer humanitarian rescue ships are on patrol.

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Costa Rica overwhelmed with Nicaraguan asylum seekers

An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according ...

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Top African athletes stranded at Lagos airport

Organizers of the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships starting Wednesday in Nigeria have come under fire over poor arrangements for ...

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'I'm hiding an Afghan asylum seeker in my house'

People are hiding asylum seekers in their houses as Sweden toughens its immigration policy.

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Hundreds of Migrants Storm Fences to Enter Spanish Enclave in Africa

Spain’s Civil Guard said 600 crossed into Ceuta, adding a pressure on the country’s authorities in dealing with a wave of migration.

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Fewer migrants are making it to Europe. Here’s why.

The Libyan coast guard is more active, Italy is more resistant, and fewer humanitarian rescue ships are on patrol.

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