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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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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 Islamic State organization.  Omar Abdulsattar Ameen, 45, and other members of ISIS killed the officer after the town of Rawah, Iraq, fell to the Islamic State in June 2014, according to court ...

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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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China Detains VOA Mandarin Correspondent

Voice of America's Mandarin Service correspondent and a multimedia journalist working for VOA were detained Monday evening by Chinese police while ...

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2 police officers among 4 killed in Canada shooting

Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, police in the Canadian provincial capital said Friday.

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Shooting in New Brunswick, Canada, Kills 4, Including 2 Officers

The police in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, said they had taken one person into custody.

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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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Ivanka Trump: Celebrities Instagram plea over family separation

Famous faces are calling on Donald Trump's daughter to act on migrant family separation.

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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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Trump's immigration policies were supposed to make the border safer. Experts say the opposite is happening.

Before US immigration authorities detained him and took his son, the Honduran migrant said he spent three days in the hands of armed men who ...

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ID’s new ‘Sugar Town’ doc sheds light on Victor White’s mysterious death and police misconduct in Louisiana

Sugar Town chronicles the White family’s search for justice for their son’s suspicious death while in police custody. The post ID’s new ‘Sugar Town’ doc sheds light on Victor White’s mysterious death and police misconduct in Louisiana appeared first on theGrio.

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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 to the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR).

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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 Died in Syrian Custody, Government Acknowledges

Syrian families have suddenly learned that missing relatives have been registered as dead by the government. Rights groups call it an admission that ...

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