UK Sends First Batch of Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

The United Kingdom has scheduled the transfer of the first batch of asylum seekers to Rwanda in the coming days amid criticisms from refugee rights organizations and activists. According to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the UK government had informed …

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Iraq, And EU Discuss Efforts To Tackle Illegal Immigration

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Iraq and the European Union have discussed issues surrounding illegal immigration and agreed to accelerate efforts to curb the smuggling networks. Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein met with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson, and both sides …

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Germany Planning To Cap Admission Numbers Of Afghan Refugees

The German Ministry of Interior on Friday revealed a plan to cap the admission numbers of refugees from Afghanistan. According to the German news magazine Der Spiegel, Germany is planning solely to admit no more than 5,000 Afghans per year …

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6,000 Foreign Migrants Detained in Mexico in Less than a Week

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Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) reported on Monday that it apprehended nearly 6,000 international migrants in a four-day period. INM said that migrants from 42 nations were taken into custody, which included 1,060 Hondurans, 942 Cubans, and 906 Guatemalans. According …

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US and Panama Strengthen Their Migration Cooperation

The United States and Panama signed a Bilateral Arrangement on Migration and Protection which outline the countries’ commitments to collaborate and work on the improvement of migration management and promote access to legal paths and protection for migrants. The Arrangement …

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Migrant Buses Sent by Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) Arrive in Washington DC

The first bus of migrants from the Texas border sent by Governor Greg Abbott has arrived in Washington DC. Abbot earlier ordered the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to send illegal immigrants released ‘from federal custody in Texas to …

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Red Cross Says More Violence to Spur More South American Migrations

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said waves of migration through Mexico and Central America, and the number of missing people would increase in 2022 due to high levels of violence in the region.  “In many countries, violence …

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New Zealand Fulfills Australian Refugee Resettlement Deal after Nine Years

New Zealand officials announced taking in 450 asylum seekers and refugees held in Australia or its offshore detention center, nine years after Australia rejected its first offer.  “New Zealand has a long and proud history of refugee resettlement, and this …

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