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SOCCER / World cup
Jan 27, 2022
FIFA president under fire after saying biennial World Cup could prevent migrant deaths
Infantino said increased revenues from a biennial World Cup could create opportunities for Africans who otherwise may find 'death in the sea' crossing the Mediterranean.
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COMMENTARY / World
Dec 8, 2021
Confronting the Kremlin’s new hybrid war in Europe
Russia's recent aggressive moves have multiple objectives. But the Kremlin's greatest desire is to divide and weaken the European Union.
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COMMENTARY / World
Dec 5, 2021
Southeast Asia’s migrant labor dilemma
High-income countries are trying to lure foreign workers from emerging Asian economies as part of their national recovery plans, creating new challenges for global labor migration.
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WORLD / Society
Nov 26, 2021
How fake news on Facebook helped fuel a border crisis in Europe
Social media worsened a migrant crisis and helped smugglers profit off desperate people trying to reach Europe.
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COMMENTARY / World
Nov 3, 2021
The domestic and migrant workers left behind by Singapore’s travel lanes
Left behind by this exodus after the start of quarantine-free travel are more than half a million domestic and migrant workers, many of whom haven't seen their families in years.
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WORLD / Society
Jul 25, 2019
On Albania border patrol, EU's Frontex helps tackle migrant flow
Patrolling dirt paths on sun-baked hills bordering Greece, a European police team is helping Albania intercept more of the migrants trying to reach European Union states to the north.
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WORLD
Jun 22, 2019
U.S. cities brace for immigration raids and say they will not participate
U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities.
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WORLD
Apr 17, 2019
U.S. expands indefinite detention for asylum-seekers
The U.S. attorney general on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum-seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, an action that expands indefinite detention for some migrants who must wait months or years for their cases to be heard.
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WORLD / Society
Apr 10, 2019
More than 100,000 migrants encountered at U.S. southern border in March: data
U.S. officers arrested or denied entry to over 103,000 people along the border with Mexico in March, a 35 percent increase over the prior month and more than twice as many as the same period last year, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Tuesday.
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WORLD / Society
Feb 1, 2019
Aid effort brings little relief for migrants trapped in Libya limbo
A bigger presence of relief agencies, U.N. workers and diplomats in Libya has done little to ease the plight of migrants abused in detention centers and blocked from crossing the Mediterranean, migrants and aid workers say.
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WORLD / Society
Jan 22, 2019
Ecuador to demand Venezuelan migrants' criminal records after pregnant woman's murder
Ecuador will ask Venezuelan migrants to present their criminal records upon entering, the country's vice president said on Monday, following the murder of a pregnant Ecuadorean woman by a Venezuelan man that triggered protests and acts of violence.
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WORLD / Society
Jan 1, 2019
Britain deploys extra patrol boats as English Channel migrant crossings rise, 12 turn up on beach
Britain is recalling two patrol boats from overseas deployments to help deal with an increase in the number of migrants trying to reach the country from France, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday.
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WORLD / Society
Dec 27, 2018
Christmas funeral for Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. custody too much for grieving mom to bear
A crowd of mourners said goodbye to the 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl who died in U.S. custody this month, laying her to rest in a Christmas Day funeral that left her mother so crushed she could not bear to attend.
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WORLD / Society
Dec 21, 2018
Libyan coast guard says it intercepted 15,000 migrants in 2018 but U.N. puts figure at almost double
Libya's coast guard has intercepted about 15,000 migrants trying to reach Italy by sea this year, a spokesman said on Thursday, while the United Nations — which gave a much higher estimate — said many were kept in inhumane conditions and subjected to abuse.
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WORLD / Society
Dec 21, 2018
Migrants brave Bosnia's bitter winter wilderness, and wolves, to cross into EU
Their shoulders hunched against the bitter cold, dozens of migrants tramped towards Bosnia's border with Croatia, trying to cross illegally into the EU along a route that days earlier almost claimed the lives of a similar group.
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WORLD / Society
Dec 20, 2018
Caravans: The new face of U.S.-bound migration, with no end in sight
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WORLD / Society
Dec 17, 2018
U.S.-bound Hondurans who fled political violence fear for lives if sent home from Tijuana
The Pineda family trudged northward for more than a month with a caravan of Central American migrants who are now stuck at the U.S. border. But they were on the run in Honduras much longer than that due to fears of political persecution.
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WORLD
Dec 5, 2018
15 migrants died in boat off Libya after 12 days without food or water, Egyptian survivor says
Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday.
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WORLD / Politics
Nov 28, 2018
U.S. government shutdown looms as Trump digs in on border wall demand
President Donald Trump's renewed demand for U.S. taxpayer funding of his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall was threatening again on Tuesday to bring on a budget standoff and a partial government shutdown, leaving Congress just 11 days to act.
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WORLD / Society
Nov 28, 2018
Migrant flows slow to trickle in Libyan former smuggling hub of Sabratha amid crackdown
Departures of migrant-laden boats to Italy from Sabratha, formerly Libya's biggest people-smuggling hub, have slowed to a trickle thanks to a security crackdown triggered by European pressure that ejected the city's top smuggler.

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