Israel is telling black Africans they must leave now or face an indefinite stay in prison.
Israeli authorities are sending letters to the first of 45,000 Eritrean and Sudanese refugees, informing them they have 30 days to accept Israel’s offer … Read the rest
The European Union’s executive body is to unveil radical new proposals on immigration, imposing migrant quotas on the 28 countries of the union under a distribution “key” system set by Brussels.
The plan, which is supported by Germany and will … Read the rest
Only 12% of the more than 75,000 asylum seekers who applied for refugee status in SA last year were successful, a sign that the system was being clogged up by economic migrants without a political claim to stay in the … Read the rest
A man was arrested in Mentz village near Mankweng in Polokwane on Monday for alleged human trafficking, Limpopo police said.
The man, 27, who was not from South Africa, allegedly brought 19 men, all foreign nationals, across the border into … Read the rest
Other African nations should stop their citizens from migrating to South Africa to prevent violence against foreigners, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday
A wave of anti-immigrant violence in South Africa has claimed seven lives in Durban and Johannesburg over … Read the rest
A Swedish Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has pointed the finger at EU members for their reluctance to resolve the problem of migrants’ safer passage to Europe.
Sweden’s Member of the European Parliament Cecilia Wikström has blamed EU countries … Read the rest
About 400 migrants died in an attempt to reach Italy from Libya when their boat capsized. This is the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean where the death toll from shipwrecks has surged this year.
The boat, carrying about 550 migrants … Read the rest
The number of boats bringing undocumented migrants from various countries other than Cuba is on the increase, according to American federal authorities, who say smugglers have turned to other nationalities as the smuggling of Cubans has dried up.
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Several thousand Russian nationalists rallied Monday in Moscow, venting against the migrants they accuse of pushing up the crime rate and taking their jobs.
The protest took place on the national holiday of Unity Day, established in 2005 to replace … Read the rest
More than 600 migrants from Eritrea, Pakistan, Syria and other countries have landed on Italian shores on three boats, coast guards said Tuesday.
The coast guard rescued 336 people aboard a boat near Porto Empedocle in Sicily and escorted them … Read the rest
Seven immigrants drowned on Sunday during an attempted crossing to Italy by gripping on to a large tuna fishing cage towed by a trawler, according to witnesses from among the 95 people rescued by the coast guard.
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The department of home affairs (DHA) is unlawfully detaining refugees and migrants and forcing costly court actions to fight for their release, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) said on Wednesday.
“The detention of refugees and migrants is carried out in … Read the rest
Twelve people died Tuesday when a night time fire tore through a two-story Moscow market warehouse that was being used by migrant workers from a former Soviet republic as a temporary residence.
“Twelve people died. They were migrant workers. We … Read the rest