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US says no to immigrants unless they can afford health care

The President says large number of non-citizens have taken advantage of the country's generous public health programme.

Migrants riot after blaze kills 2

Rioters angered because firefighters were too slow to respond to the blaze.

David Kotok: An ‘old curmudgeon’ in finance, not afraid of Trump

Financial advisor Kotok says his disagreements with President Trump stem from politics but it now expands to the economy and gun control, among others.

Court sides with forced labour victims over unpaid wages

High Court rules an undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages.

Bodies of 62 migrants recovered by Libyan rescue workers

Migrants continue to risk their lives in hopes for a better future in Europe. This time around 62 bodies were recovered in the Libyan coast.

US judge blocks Trump administration’s new asylum rule

The new rule brought in by the Trump adminstration bars most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico.

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

Thousands of undocumented migrants will be deported to their home countries very soon.

Migrant boat with 86 on board sinks off Tunisia, 4 rescued

While 86 are still missing, only three Malians and an Ivorian were rescued off Zarzis after their boat bound to Italy from Libya capsized today.

Pro-migrant German mayors receive death threats

Several other German politicians have been attacked or targeted in the past for welcoming asylum seekers.

12 killed as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

Thirty-one others have been saved by rescuers.

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.

At least 30 Venezuelan migrants missing after boat sinks

It's the third such boat carrying Venezuelan migrants to capsize in the last month, with a total of 80 people now missing.

Dozens of migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya

A boat has capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast drowning 70 migrants from Libya.

Hundreds of migrants in southern Mexico board ‘The Beast’

In search of a better life, hundreds of migrants board 'The Beast' to the United States.

Over 1,000 migrants break out of southern Mexico detention centre

Migrants from Cuba were largely behind the breakout.

White House reviewing ‘options’ to send migrants to sanctuary cities

Sanctuary cities are jurisdictions in 27 US states that limit cooperation between local law enforcement and immigration authorities.

More Rohingya found on Perlis beach, say cops

The group of 37 men were detained around Simpang Empat, weeks after another group of 35 were found at the same beach in Perlis.

Pope criticises building walls to keep migrants out

Pope Francis has indirectly critisised US president Donald Trump's threat to shut down the southern border with Mexico.

‘Wound’ of migration not solved by physical barriers, pope says

In recent months, migration has again risen to the fore of national political debates in a number of North African and European countries and the United States.

Pope visits Morocco to boost dialogue, meet migrants

The Moroccan capital Rabat has stepped up security ahead of his arrival.

Child’s body washes up on a Lesbos beach

It was believed to be the body of a nine-year-old girl who went missing after a boat sank off the east of Lesbos.

Teaching the Holocaust to ‘new Swedes’

As Sweden fears of growing anti-Semitic sentiment within its borders, efforts are undertaken by community leaders and educators to teach young migrants about the horrors of the Holocaust.

Migrants scramble aboard Calais ferry, sparking police sweep

The migrants clamber aboard the Danish-operated DFDS ferry by using a maintenance ladder at high tide.

Tens of thousands pack stadium for first papal mass on Arabian...

More than 120,000 worshippers packed Zayed Sports City stadium and its surroundings in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to see the pope.