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In Finland, cycling skills let immigrants feel free

The group founded the project to empower the new arrivals, especially women, many of whom come from North Africa or the Middle East.

Nigeria’s lament: Don’t blame us all for a few ‘bad eggs’

At independence day event, a Nigerian says Malaysia should screen foreign students more thoroughly.

Will ‘war refugees’ retain status in new pass, asks Kitingan

Sabah opposition leader urges the state government to reveal its long-term plan for 600,000 documented foreigners.

Govt to issue special pass to documented foreigners in Sabah

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the card will cost applicants RM120 and is renewable every three years.

California to provide free healthcare to undocumented immigrants

Adults between the ages of 19 and 25 can qualify for healthcare through Medi-Cal including illegal immigrants.

Same old plan to tackle issue of undocumented migrants won’t work,...

Tenaganita says a more holistic approach must include a comprehensive programme to weed out perpetrators and clean up the enforcement agencies.

Muhyiddin’s target: a more humane, caring police force

After a year in office, the home minister says he will make internal changes to the police force and amend laws to make them less 'cruel'

Leader of New Mexico armed group denied bail

Larry Hopkins has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Museum honours pioneer Chinese migrants to Malaysia

The Malaysian Chinese Museum depicts the struggles and sacrifices of those who left their homeland centuries ago to start life anew here.

Dr M warns Philippines against foreigner influx

The prime minister says foreign direct investment should not involve bringing in huge numbers of foreigners as this could disturb political equations in the country.

Trump offers protection for immigrants in US in exchange for wall...

Trump's proposal to end the 29-day partial shutdown of the US government appeared dead on arrival, with the top Democrat in Congress rejecting the proposal.

Hundreds go on hunger strike at Australian detention centre

More than 200 Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detainees are refusing to eat until the government improves the facilities.

Pope urges EU leaders: Show solidarity with migrants off Malta

This is not the first time the Argentinian pope has appealed to European leaders to open their borders.

German driver charged, remanded for anti-migrant attack

The man has reportedly been treated for schizophrenia in the past.

No more exercises to legalise illegals, says home ministry

Deputy Home Minister Mohd Azis Jamman says this is to prevent illegal immigrants from deliberately overstaying after their passes expire.

Trump, without evidence, says Arizona ‘bracing’ for surge of immigrants

Representatives for the White House, the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon did not respond immediately to requests for comments.

Trump pulls back on threat to shoot immigrants

Trump instead says stone-throwing migrants or people asking for refugee status on the southern border are going to be arrested for a long time.

Sabah opposition leaders blast return of IMM13 passes

SAPP and PBS say the passes should no longer be issued as there is no more war in southern Philippines.

Hundreds rush to Immigration Dept to renew documents in Sabah

The immigrants were there to renew their documents and also to apply for new ones for their children.

US may restrict green cards to aid recipients in new crackdown

Some immigrants may be asked to post cash bonds to avoid being denied green cards until the new regulations.

Don’t clamp down on free speech, deputy home minister told

Human rights lawyers criticise Azis Jamman for ordering cops to arrest those claiming citizenship forms are distributed to illegals in Sabah.

Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants

The outburst of anger was sparked by the robbery and severe beating of a resident in his home on Friday night.

Judge calls US efforts to reunite deported parents ‘unacceptable’

Scott Stewart, the government's lawyer said the government had proposed a plan with non-profit groups in a prominent role because it believed that was the quickest way to locate parents.

US wants help finding parents deported without their children

More than 1,900 children have been reunited with their families, or seen their cases resolved, but hundreds remain separated, including the children of more than 400 parents no longer in the US.