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Migrants mistakenly held in Thai trafficking shelters

The US State Department criticises Thailand for not pushing their anti-trafficking efforts enough.

Sea-Watch 3 migrant ship enters Lampedusa, captain arrested

The Sea-Watch 3 charity ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued off Libya forces its way into the Italian port of Lampedusa night after a lengthy standoff, the charity says.

Parents of girl from India who died in US desert ‘desperate’...

Indian asylum seekers range from Sikhs claiming political persecution to lower caste "untouchables" facing death threats for marrying outside their class.

Families of workers killed, injured not getting compensation, says union

Government told to take responsibility for fair treatment of all migrant workers.

Malta reaches deal to allocate 64 migrants in 4 EU countries

The 64 migrants will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal and Luxembourg.

Sabah must handle its own labour affairs, says PBS leader

The chief minister's order to set up a migrant labour database is timely to prevent abuses, according to PBS vice-president Johnny Mositun.

Deaths highlight children’s plight in migrant surge to US

Smugglers blatantly lie about immigration procedures in the US and do little for migrants beyond holding out the prospect of a better life.

US to take ‘extraordinary’ measures in face of migrant surge

US Border Patrol has apprehended 139,817 illegal aliens on the southwest border in the last 2 months, compared with 74,946 during the same period a year earlier.

2nd Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

President Donald Trump has made hardline immigration policies a central plank of his presidency, drawing fire from critics who accuse him of demonising migrants for political gain.

US probes death of migrant girl, Nielsen defends DHS response

Nielsen called the death of the unidentified girl “a very sad example of the dangers of this journey” as she defended her department’s response to the incident.

7-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in US custody

The girl died of 'dehydration and shock'.

Thousands protest in Rome over Italy’s ‘anti-migrant’ decree

Waving banners with slogans "Black lives matter" and "Welcome for all; Open the borders", leftists joined anti-racism activists to defend migrants and protest a recent decree on asylum rights.

Unemployment, danger and violence pushing Hondurans to flee to US

Seven out of every 10 people live below the poverty line while the murder rate is 43 per 100,000 citizens.

Trump says family separations may deter illegal US entries

Trump says that if migrant families feel there will be separation, they won’t come.

‘Migrant-smuggling’ car crash kills 11 in Greece

Firefighters recovered 11 bodies from the car, which had been travelling towards Thessaloniki.

Thousands gather across Europe to back migrant rescue ship

Frontline state Italy has clamped down on asylum-seekers under far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

Cops nab man who bludgeoned 7 in Los Angeles

Police say the man was already considered a 'person of interest'.

Three crises to rock Merkel since her re-election

While Merkel remains one of the country's most popular politicians after 13 years in power, her latest "grand coalition" has proved fragile and fractious.

Three sought for “xenophobic” attack on migrant in eastern German town

The incident occurred days after the violent protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz that were triggered by the fatal stabbing of a German man there.

Migrants rejected by Italy were tortured and raped, UN says

Italian Interior Minister Salvini has said he was under investigation by a Sicilian prosecutor for abuse of office, kidnapping and illegal arrest over the migrant standoff.

Ex-migrant worker details ‘hell on earth’ after immigration crackdown

Calling it a norm now in Malaysia, Indian national and MBA holder says he never expected to do hard labour here.

Canada using DNA, ancestry websites to investigate migrants

More than 30,000 would-be refugees have crossed the US-Canada border since January 2017, many saying they were fleeing US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

Swede’s stunt to save Afghan from deportation goes viral

In a video streamed live on her Facebook account, Elin Ersson, is seen refusing to sit down and turn off her phone onboard a Turkish Airlines flight heading to Istanbul.

Berlin locals, drug dealers meet over migrancy as welcome wavers

Everyone goes about their business, including the drug dealers - many of them migrants from West Africa - who work the park gates.