Posts Tagged ‘migrants’

Ireland Government to Grant Amnesty to Thousands of Illegal Migrants

    [embedded content] The government of Ireland has announced an amnesty scheme that will allow thousands of illegal migrants to stay in the country permanently. Helen McEntee, Ireland’s Minister for Justice and a member of the pro-European Union Fine Gael party, has announced plans to allow thousands of illegal migrants in Ireland to remain […]

Pope Comforts Migrants At Lesbos Refugee Camp While Urging Action

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Pope Francis returned Sunday to the Greek island of Lesbos to offer comfort to migrants at a refugee camp and blast what he said was the indifference and self-interest shown by Europe “that condemns to death those on the fringes.” “Please, let us stop this shipwreck of civilization!” Francis said at […]

Austria arrests 15 people suspected of smuggling migrants

Austrian authorities said Saturday they have arrested 15 people suspected of smuggling Syrian, Lebanese and Egyptian migrants into the country, and seized 14 vehicles that were used to transport them. Police in Lower Austria province said they opened an investigation last month into the group that smuggled migrants from the Serbian-Hungarian border via Slovakia and […]

How ‘Climate Migrants’ Are Roiling American Politics

“Hurricane Maria … served as a reintroduction of the Puerto Rican population into Central Florida,” said Fernando Rivera, director of the Puerto Rico Research Hub at the University of Central Florida. Now, “we’re seeing growth in the leadership [of Puerto Ricans].” The concept of climate migration — population shifts forced by destructive weather changes — […]

More Migrants Cross English Channel After 27 Drowned

More people have reached the British shore on Thursday after the deadliest day for migrants in the English channel. Downing Street said it illustrated the need to step up the work to dismantle the human trafficking trade between the UK and France. French President Emmanuel Macron said he will ask the UK to provide “extra […]

Ukraine sends 8,500 troops to its Belarus border over migrants fear

Ukraine has deployed 8,500 extra troops to its border with Belarus amid fears Minsk may send migrants to its southern neighbour. It comes amid a crisis on the Poland-Belarus frontier, which Warsaw claims has been instigated by Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko. Poland alleged Lukashenko has flown in migrants from the Middle East and sent them […]

Poland says migrants are still trying to cross the border from Belarus

The number of migrants and refugees trying to enter Poland from Belarus has been declining in the past few days. But Poland’s defence minister claimed that migrants are still trying to cross the border. “Smaller groups of people are trying to cross the border in many places,” Mariusz Blaszczak said. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki […]

‘It’s deadly’: Syrian doctor in Poland warns migrants against journey through Belarus

Syrian doctor, Kassam Shahadah, settled in Poland as a war refugee three years ago and now volunteers on its border to help desperate Middle East migrants trying to enter after a perilous trek through freezing forest, Reuters reports. He feels lucky to have won residence through asylum. And though he understands the same aspirations to […]

Poland confirms Belarus border camp now cleared as migrants taken to shelter

Authorities in Belarus say the migrant camp on the border with Poland has been cleared, and its people have now been moved to a nearby shelter. Meanwhile, several hundred have been repatriated to Iraq, after giving up any hope of reaching Europe. “As of November 18, all refugees from the makeshift camp on the Belarusian-Polish […]

Dem Rep. Escobar: If You’re Worried About Inflation, You Should Want Work Permits for Migrants in Spending Bill

During an interview aired on Thursday’s “PBS NewsHour,” Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) argued that people concerned about inflation should want the productivity boost that will come from provisions for work permits for illegal immigrants in the Build Back Better reconciliation bill. Host Judy Woodruff asked, “But very quickly, again, on the right, from Republicans, you […]

There are no friends for Kurdish migrants on the Polish border

US President Joe Biden is worried, and his worry is shared by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Not, I might add, because of the “attempted assassination” of Iraq’s caretaker Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi last week. Their feelings, along with those of all of the other US, European and Middle Eastern officials, were deeper than mere concern, […]

Swedish Politician Prosecuted For Stating Sudanese Migrants With 65 IQs ‘Impossible To Integrate’

(RMX News). Bertil Malmberg, a regional politician from the populist Sweden Democrats party, has been convicted of “racial incitement” after expressing his concern that South Sudanese immigrants had such extremely low IQs that it would be impossible to successfully integrate them into the Swedish economy and society: Last month, the Nyköping District Court fined Bertil […]

Poland ‘detains 100 migrants after attempted border crossing’ from Belarus

Polish security forces arrested around a hundred migrants overnight as they tried to break across the border from Belarus, Poland’s defence ministry said on Thursday. “A group of around 100 migrants were arrested by Polish services,” the ministry said, accusing Belarusian forces of having “forced the migrants to throw stones at Polish soldiers to distract […]

In 2 days, 10 migrants die trying to reach Spanish islands

Spanish rescuers say 10 migrants have died while trying to reach the Canary Islands archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. Rescuers said Monday they found a migrant boat drifting 200 kilometres from the Canary Islands and saved 40 people but recovered two bodies. The boat is believed to have departed from Dakhla on the coast of […]

Scores of migrants leave camp for Belarus-Poland border

Hundreds of migrants remained stranded at Belarus’ border with Poland on Monday as the European Union agreed to slap further sanctions on the former Soviet nation. Amid the crisis, Poland has also reinforced its side of the frontier with 15,000 soldiers, in addition to border guards and police. In a briefing on Monday, Polish officials […]

Belarus: Iraq to fly migrants back to Baghdad in first repatriation flight

The Iraqi government has said a first flight to repatriate its nationals who are among migrants stranded at the Belarus-Poland border will be organised on Thursday “on a voluntary basis”. “Iraq will operate a first flight for those who wish to return home voluntarily on the 18th of this month” from Belarus, foreign affairs ministry […]

Over 300 migrants rescued off coast of Calabria

The Italian Coast Guard rescued over three hundred young men and boys, mostly from Egypt, in heavy storms as their fishing boat floundered off the coast of Calabria Saturday night. In an operation that finished at dawn Sunday morning, the Coast Guard rescue team from Roccella Ionica made three trips out to the fishing boat […]

Polish Police Say Group of 50 Migrants Broke Through Belarus Border

Polish soldiers and police watch migrants at the Poland-Belarus border near Kuznica, Poland, in this photograph released by the Territorial Defence Forces on Nov. 12, 2021. (Irek Dorozanski/DWOT/Handout via Reuters) WARSAW—A group of about 50 migrants broke through defenses on the border with Belarus and entered Poland near the village of Starzyna, police said on […]

Kremlin proxy Belarus uses migrants & energy against Europe

GRODNO REGION, BELARUS NOVEMBER 11, 2021: Migrants in a tent camp on the Belarusian-Polish border. The migrant crisis on the border of Belarus with Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia escalated on November 8. Several thousand migrants have approached the Belarusian-Polish border and set up a tent camp there; some of them tried to cross the border […]

YOU RAISE ME UP, VAN GOGH, EPSTEIN, CHARLES, MIGRANTS, ASSANGE, BANKS, NAFTALI BENNETT, NDRANGHETA, STOWE, CHINA

[embedded content] Liverpool. LV (Liverpool Victoria) could become the latest victim of the pandemic plundering of British firms by foreign private equity giants. Sold for $35.9 million. A large number of ‘Van Goghs’ are fake. [embedded content]… China blasts. Epstein and Gates. ‘Epstein’s supreme arrogance is powerfully conveyed. Never for one moment does he think […]

EPSTEIN, CHARLES, MIGRANTS, ASSANGE, BANKS, NAFTALI BENNETT, NDRANGHETA, STOWE, CHINA

[embedded content]… Epstein and Gates. ‘Epstein’s supreme arrogance is powerfully conveyed. Never for one moment does he think he’ll go down. Not with friends like these. ‘The walls are covered with photos of himself with Bill Clinton, Trump, Mick Jagger, Woody Allen, Castro, Bill Gates, the Dalai Lama, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia . […]

Record daily number of migrants cross sea to reach UK

A record number of migrants have crossed the English Channel in a single day, say UK authorities. At least 1,185 people reached the UK aboard 33 small boats on Thursday, the Home Office confirmed, surpassing the previous daily high of 853 people. French authorities said they had also prevented 99 other people from reaching the […]

Hundreds of migrants try to force their way across the Polish-Belarusian border

Footage provided by the Polish ministry of the interior appears to show hundreds of migrants try to force their way across the Polish-Belarusian border with shovels and shears in Kuznica, while Belarusian soldiers look on. The Polish army, assisted by the police, spray tear gas. Source

Russians shocked after Group of Muslim migrants attack father & child in Moscow for no reason

Home » Crimes, Europe, Terrorism » Russians shocked after Group of Muslim migrants attack father & child in Moscow for no reason     Four men accused of attacking a father and his son in Moscow have been charged with “attempted murder of at least two persons, including a minor.” The incident sparked public outrage. […]

More than 20 suspected migrants flee from plane after it lands in Mallorca

Police on the Spanish island of Mallorca have rounded up 12 people who fled from a plane after it made an emergency landing. They included nine who illegally left the plane, the person who was said to be sick, the person’s companion, and a person who was arrested for fighting with an official on the […]

Are Nicaraguan Migrants Escaping ‘Repression’—Or Economic Sanctions?

“Record numbers” of migrants are coming into the United States from Nicaragua, according to Newsweek (7/29/21), which blames the increase on “arbitrary arrests and human rights abuses” by the Nicaraguan government. Former Sandinista leader Sergio Ramírez, writing for El Salvador’s El Faro (8/20/21), claims that “repression” by President Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista government is causing a “dramatic growth” in migration […]

Victims, criminals or heroes? Deported migrants challenge the stigma of masculinity | View

I wait in the shadow of the bus stop in Dakar, the capital of Senegal and look at the shoelaces and sneakers that are on display. Not long after, I see a man approaching me with a big smile. Around his neck hangs a necklace of wooden prayer beads. It is Amadou, a young Senegalese […]

Tunisia arrests 127 irregular migrants off its shores

Tunisian authorities thwarted nine infiltration attempts along the country’s maritime borders, local media reported yesterday. Houssam Eddine Al-Jabali, a spokesman for the interior ministry, explained in a statement that the Tunisian coast guard had arrested 127 irregular migrants from a number of African countries “over one night.” “In an effort to address irregular migration, units […]

EXCLUSIVE: 60K Migrants Released into U.S. in October

A source within Customs and Border Protection says more than 60,000 migrants who crossed the southwest border in October 2021 were released into the United States. The source, not authorized to speak to the media, says 40 percent were ineligible to be swiftly expelled under the Trump era Title 42 CDC COVID-19 emergency order. The […]

Germany says more than 5,000 migrants arrived from Belarus in October

German police say they registered more than 5,000 unauthorised border crossings last month by people who had arrived from Belarus. The number marks a significant increase in the number of arrivals through a new and politically sensitive migration route. “The Federal Police registered 5,285 unauthorised entries with a connection to Belarus for the month of […]

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