Posts Tagged ‘migrant’

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Officials to Stop Migrant Caravan at the Border

The vast majority of Americans want Biden administration officials to stop the migrant caravan making its way through Central America when it reaches the southern border, a sentiment that comes as President Biden seeks to make amnesty for over 11 million illegal aliens a reality, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Friday found. A caravan of […]

Over 7000-Strong Migrant Caravan Inches Closer to US Border as Biden Vows to End Trump’s Asylum Policies

Home » Immigration, North America » Over 7000-Strong Migrant Caravan Inches Closer to US Border as Biden Vows to End Trump’s Asylum Policies     Caravans with thousands of Central American migrants reportedly are trekking toward the Mexican border on their way to the US, where they expect to find friendlier policies after President-elect Joe […]

What are the real reasons behind Bosnia’s migrant crisis?

On the face of it, the pictures before Christmas of people freezing in snow-covered makeshift tents near the Bosnia-Croatia border was, for many, just another all-too-familiar tale of woe for EU-bound migrants. But, delve a little deeper, and what emerges is a far more complex story. It’s a tale that highlights the dysfunctional nature of […]

Guatemala police start clearing US-bound migrant caravan camp after violent clashes (VIDEOS)

Police in Guatemala have started breaking up a caravan of hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants who had camped on a street while trying to reach the US, after their journey was halted by officials, migration authorities have said. In videos aired on TV and shared on social media, lines of security forces could be seen […]

Biden Team Tells Migrant Caravan Not To Come To The US…You Won’t Get In Just Yet

A senior member of Biden’s transition team has reportedly warned the latest caravan of Honduran migrants not to come to the United States just yet. According to an NBC news reports, the official advised that if they come they will not be allowed to enter the US….for now. The unnamed transition official told NBC News. “The […]

Migrant Caravan Heads To United States From Honduras

Above photo: By Luis Echeverria. Calls on Biden Administration to ‘Honor Its Commitments.’ On Tuesday, the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, known for his tough stance on immigration, warned that if his policies are reversed, as Biden has pledged to do, “a tidal wave” of illegal migration will follow. A migrant caravan of reportedly thousands […]

Migrant Caravan in Guatemala Pushes Through Border from Honduras — Heading to U.S.A.

Guatemalan officials report that approximately 6,500 migrants are on the move from Honduras. The migrants began pushing through the Guatemalan southern border. Their ultimate destination — U.S.A. Guatemala’s immigration spokesman Alejandra Mena told Reuters that there were approximately 6,500 Honduran migrants on the move. Thousands crossed the country’s southern border on Saturday with an ultimate announced […]

African Migrant Shoves Elderly Woman Onto Train Tracks in Germany

    An elderly woman was thrown off a train platform by an African migrant in Frankfurt, Germany, authorities say. The suspect, a 46-year-old Nigerian man already known to police, was fleeing inspectors after being busted for riding without a ticket when he shoved his victim onto the tracks. The fare dodger was being escorted […]

New Migrant Caravan Forming in Honduras for the US

    A new ‘caravan’ of migrants hoping to reach the United States is forming in Honduras, according to acting Customs and Border Protection chief Mark Morgan. In a statement, Morgan warned prospective foreigners against attempting to make the “dangerous journey” north. Agreements formed between the U.S., Mexico, and Central American nations aimed at preventing […]

Cyprus: Brawl at overcrowded migrant camp injures over two dozen

More than two dozen migrants were injured during a large brawl between nationals from Syria and several African countries at an overcrowded migrant reception camp outside of Cyprus’ capital, a government official said Tuesday. Interior Ministry spokesman Loizos Michael told The Associated Press that all 25 sustained minor injuries and have since returned to the […]

Migrant Crime Against Citizens Surges in German State

    Crimes committed by migrants against natives in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania are reportedly rising steadily. Between 2016 and 2020, the number of cases involving German victims and foreign perpetrators rose by more than 60 percent, according to figures obtained by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. “While the police counted fewer […]

Migrant entries into the European Union drop to lowest levels since 2013

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‘God rapes young middle eastern migrant’ skit on Irish state TV provokes Catholic Church fury

A comedy sketch depicting God as a rapist, aired during a New Year’s Eve countdown programme by Ireland’s national broadcaster, has sparked a furious backlash from the country’s catholic bishops. The mock news report was broadcast on RTÉ as viewers across locked-down Ireland tuned into the state television station to finally bid farewell to 2020. […]

Fire engulfs controversial migrant camp near Bosnia-Croatia border

A huge fire hit a much-criticised migrant camp in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday. People were seen running away from the Lipa facility near the border with Croatia. No injuries were immediately reported. It was home to around 1,200 migrants, the majority hoping to make it to the European Union. “As far as we […]

Migrant Justice in Vermont refuses to ‘sanitize’ oppression in Palestine

Migrant Justice (Justicia Migrante) is a Vermont-based organization dedicated, in its words, “to build the voice, capacity, and power of the farmworker community and engage community partners to organize for economic justice and human rights.” In early December, the organization demonstrated again its unwavering solidarity with their oppressed brothers and sisters in Palestine. It categorically […]

Migrant workers are tortured, beaten to death in Saudi Arabia, Human Right Watch says

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‘Inhumane treatment’: Turkey accuses Greece of migrant ‘pushbacks’ into Turkish waters

The Greek Coast Guard has been sending illegal migrants stranded on islands in the Aegean back to Turkish territorial waters, Turkey’s Interior Minister has said, accusing Athens of “torture.” The Greek coast guards have been engaged in “torture and inhumane treatment every day,” Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said in a Twitter post, addressing Greek Minister […]

Migrant smugglers exploiting Covid-19 pandemic, Interpol warns

Interpol has made more than 200 arrests as part of an international operation to bring down criminal smuggling networks, and warned human traffickers are exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic. The one-week op, named Operation Turquesa II, saw officials in 32 countries conduct more than 50,000 checks. The massive crackdown lead to the identification of around 3,500 […]

‘Shocking’: Police criticised over dismantling of Paris migrant camp

Police have come in for criticism after dismantling a new migrant camp in the centre of Paris. Volunteers had helped set up around 500 blue tents at the Place de la Republique in the heart of the French capital late on Monday, which were quickly filled by migrants, the majority from Afghanistan. Around an hour […]

France Beheading Terrorist Revealed to be Boat Migrant Who Arrived Via Italy

A 19-year-old Swedish man who was stabbed to death by a Sudanese migrant while trying to prevent the culprit from raping his girlfriend was targeted because the migrant thought he was “racist” for owning a Sweden Democrats cap. The results of the police investigation into the incident, which occurred in Härnösand on May 10 this […]

500 Missing Migrant Children Narrative Reaches Presidential Debate Stage Despite the Facts

The surprise topic in the presidential debate on Thursday was the out-of-nowhere claim that President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have disappeared 500 migrant children. Moderator Kristen Welker asked Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden about the narrative that surfaced just days ahead of the presidential election. The White House correspondent for NBC said: Mr. President, your administration separated children […]

Greece Investigating More NGOs as Migrant Smuggling Probe Widens

    Greek authorities are reportedly targeting more suspicious non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as an investigation into espionage, human smuggling, and tax evasion continues to expand in scope. A total of 33 suspects tied to four NGOs were rounded up in late September amid an extensive probe conducted by Greek intelligence and counter-terrorism agencies, as Infowars […]

Non-White Latino Migrant Horde Heads Toward US Border

The invasion continues. CBS: Hundreds of migrants began walking Wednesday night from this city in northern Honduras toward the Guatemala border, testing a well-trod migration route now in times of the novel coronavirus. Calls for a new migrant caravan to leave from the San Pedro Sula bus station October 1 had been circulating on social media for […]

Man Stabbed to Death by Migrant For Trying to Prevent Girlfriend Being Raped Was Targeted Over ‘Sweden Democrats’ Cap

An eyewitness said he tried to warn a security guard named Mohammad Agha about the suspicious behavior of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi before the terrorist blew himself up, killing 22 people, but was “fobbed off.” The concertgoer approached the suicide bomber shortly before the attack because he looked “out of place” at the Ariana […]

Makeshift migrant camps grow outside Bosnian towns

As the autumn chill and rains set in over northwestern Bosnian towns, a sense of desperation hangs over hundreds of migrants who live in the remote woods outside the towns. The migrants have built tents in the forests after local authorities in the northwestern Krajina region decided last month to start pushing them away from […]

Alan Kurdi migrant rescue ship escapes rough seas and docks in Sardinia

The Alan Kurdi ship of the German aid group Sea-Eye docked Friday in the Sardinia port of Olbia to disembark 125 migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea. Italy allowed the rescue ship to dock in Sardinia to escape rough seas and said the migrants could eventually disembark in Italy before being sent to other […]

Migrant Sex Predator Arrested For Rape, Torture of Female Student in France

    A male migrant with a lengthy criminal record and multiple deportation orders was arrested in the brutal rape and torture of a 20-year-old university student at her apartment in Angers, France, according to reports. The woman had returned home after her first day of classes on August 31 when the suspect forced entry […]

Teen Beaten Unconscious, Teeth Smashed by Migrant Gang Demanding Cigarettes

A 16-year-old boy was beaten unconscious by a migrant gang demanding he give them cigarettes at a park in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, according to reports. The victim was out with friends on Friday evening in the Flemish city when he was approached by a group of migrant teens, HLN reports. “My son had gone out with […]

Thousands homeless as Greece’s main migrant camp gutted by blaze

AFP — Thousands of asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos were left homeless Wednesday after fleeing for their lives as a huge fire ripped through the camp of Moria, the country’s largest and most notorious migrant facility. Over 12,000 men, women and children ran in panic out of containers and tents into nearby […]

Protests call for closure of migrant detention centre in Marseille

Dozens of people descended on a migrant detention centre in the French city of Marseille on Saturday, demanding its closure. Undocumented migrants are being held in the administrative detention centre (CRA), where several have begun a hunger strike. Most of the demonstrators are immigrant rights activists from Solidaires, Education Without Borders Network, or El Manba, […]

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