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Kids in cages: Geneva protest urges UN action on Trump migration...

Dozens of demonstrators gather outside the UN's European HQ urging the UN Human Rights Council take on President Donald Trump's administration.

Mediterranean countries ramp up efforts to find missing migrants

Mediterranean countries say they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants – many fleeing Syria's war – who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.

130 foreign nationals held in 4-hour operation

Joint team from Immigration and National Registration Departments and Civil Defence Force raid 53 condo units in Kajang and residential area in Puchong.

Five-year plan to close off illegal immigration

The home ministry says the plan will involve federal and state agencies, local councils and kampung councils.

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

US President Donald Trump predictes Mexico would enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border.

US to expand programme sending asylum seekers to Mexico

The US and Mexico will continue discussions on illegal immigration.

Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom

Negotiators are still trying to find agreement on issues including asylum application procedures and financial aid to Central American countries.

Ex-KLIA immigration chief suggests ways to stop rogue tourists at airports

Enforcement authorities can find out a foreigner's real intention in coming to Malaysia using the 'psychometric' system.

Carmakers see US$17 bln wiped out by Trump’s Mexico threat

Mexico is the largest source of US vehicle and auto-parts imports, meaning tariffs would increase costs for virtually every major manufacturer.

Raya cheer for Pakistani prisoners in Malaysia after PM Khan’s intervention

The 315 prisoners were jailed for immigration offences.

Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) says the number of Australians visiting its website for prospective migrants increased 12-fold to 8,522 the day after the election.

Shafie: Sabah govt has no power to issue IC, passports

Chief minister answers critics who have alleged that illegal immigrants were being granted identity papers.

Ex-AG Apandi seeks court’s help to get passport for travel overseas

The former Federal Court judge also wants a declaration that the restriction imposed on him is a breach of his fundamental rights.

Inside the noisy, bloody war zone of Selayang market

It's an endless cacophony of voices, motorcycle horns and traders haggling, arguing and sometimes fighting which pauses only when Immigration arrives.

Families of Christchurch mosque shooting victims offered NZ residency

People living in New Zealand who were present at one of the mosques, and their immediate family based in New Zealand qualify for the visa.

US judge halts Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

The judge says the government shall permit the 11 plaintiffs in the case to enter the US.

Mexico wants to ‘bring order’ to Central American migration to US

Donald Trump threatened to close the US southern border if Mexico did not halt illegal immigration immediately,

Sabah starts legalising illegal foreign workers

Five-month programme for foreign workers and families to obtain regular papers, to ease labour shortage in plantations and agriculture.

100 illegals held in early morning swoop in Kayu Ara, PJ

Most of them were fast asleep when the immigration officers came knocking.

Immigrant portraits in New York art show face down Trump

Betsy Ashton said she created the oil paintings to counter what she calls a false political narrative spun by the Trump administration.

Japan shelves deportation for Taiwanese man in same-sex relationship

Tokyo cancelled its deportation order this month and issued the special residency permit to the Taiwanese man.

US immigration agency to close its overseas offices

The move is the latest from an administration that has worked to limit both legal and illegal immigration since Donald Trump took office in Jan 2017

EU counters Hungary’s anti-migration campaign

Claims made by the Hungarian government are said to be misleading and factually incorrect.

Trump declares ’emergency’ to build wall, Democrats cry foul

The move is a clear-as-day message to Trump's right-wing base that he is trying to deliver on a key election promise.