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CANADA POLITICS: Hundreds of Migrants Deported to War-Torn Countries: Government Data

CANADA POLITICS: Hundreds of Migrants Deported to War-Torn Countries: Government Data

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government has maintained consistency on the issue of asylum-seekers.

“Canada welcomes immigrants… that said, there are laws and processes in place for people seeking asylum and our government is sending a clear message,” the spokesman said last month.

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POLAND POLITICS: Poland Wants Option to Detain Migrants in Camps: Minister

POLAND POLITICS: Poland Wants Option to Detain Migrants in Camps: Minister

Poland, Hungary and other central European EU member states are opposed to an European Commission plan to distribute migrants from Africa and the Middle East across the bloc.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

“There are better places in the world to live under Islamic law than Europe,” Wolfgang Schaeuble, the German Finance Minister has said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Mexican Migrants Moving to Canada Because of Trump

CANADA POLITICS: Mexican Migrants Moving to Canada Because of Trump

Dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump’s first days in office said they would soon try to head north again – but this time to Canada.

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HUNGARY POLITICS: Migrants Unlawfully Detained By Hungary: European Court Says

HUNGARY POLITICS: Migrants Unlawfully Detained By Hungary: European Court Says

Hungary unlawfully kept two migrants in a transit zone on its frontier with Serbia, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, in a finding which could affect its plans to detain thousands of asylum seekers in border camps.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Opens Migrant Defense Centers at US Consulates

MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Opens Migrant Defense Centers at US Consulates

Mexico opened legal aid centers at its 50 consulates across the United States on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under U.S. President Donald Trump.

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CUBA POLITICS: 117 Cuban Migrants Deported Since New U.S. Policy

CUBA POLITICS: 117 Cuban Migrants Deported Since New U.S. Policy

Former U.S. President Barack Obama repealed the special immigration policy for Cubans days before turning the White House over to Donald Trump.

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PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru has expressed concern about shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela, mired in a deep economic crisis.

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LIBYA POLITICS: Libya-Italy Now Migrants’ Main Route Into EU

LIBYA POLITICS: Libya-Italy Now Migrants’ Main Route Into EU

Most of those taking the Libya-Italy route are regarded as economic migrants with no chance of winning asylum in the EU.

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UK POLITICS: Protesters Tell Trump From Tower Bridge – ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’

UK POLITICS: Protesters Tell Trump From Tower Bridge – ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’

A banner reading “Build bridges not walls” was draped across London’s Tower Bridge on Friday as part of a series of protests across the world aimed at expressing displeasure at the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president.

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HUNGARY POLITICS: Petra Laszlo Who Kicked Migrants Gets Probation

HUNGARY POLITICS: Petra Laszlo Who Kicked Migrants Gets Probation

Hungarian reporter Petra Laszlo, who appeared in Szeged District Court by remote video, mounted a tearful defense and said she would appeal.

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INDIA POLITICS: Mumbai Hawker Law’s Residency Requirement Targets Migrants

INDIA POLITICS: Mumbai Hawker Law’s Residency Requirement Targets Migrants

Officials in Maharashtra’s capital Mumbai this week passed the law, which also lists conditions for surveying vendors and demarcating hawking zones.

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ITALY POLITICS: Police To Take ‘Extraordinary Action’ To Deport Irregular Foreigners

ITALY POLITICS: Police To Take ‘Extraordinary Action’ To Deport Irregular Foreigners

Italy will seek to deport more migrants who have no right to be in the country and will open new detention centres to hold them before their expulsion, according to a written directive and a ministry source.

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UK POLITICS: Lidl Supermarket Lorry Smuggles Calais Migrants To UK From £3,000

UK POLITICS: Lidl Supermarket Lorry Smuggles Calais Migrants To UK From £3,000

An agent for the gang said: “For an Iranian it will not be less than £5,000, for Afghans it is £3,000. You will be in London 100%, this is how it works.”

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ALGERIA POLITICS: Algerian Authorities Deports West African Migrants To Niger

ALGERIA POLITICS: Algerian Authorities Deports West African Migrants To Niger

Algeria has often sent migrants back to Niger since 2014 as the number of people taking the dangerous route to Europe from West Africa has swelled.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Pledges No Schooling For Illegal Migrants

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Pledges No Schooling For Illegal Migrants

“We’re going to reserve our efforts and our national solidarity for the most humble, the most modest and the most poor among us,” Marine Le Pen said.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: Migrants Who Lie To Authorities Will Be Fined Or Jailed

AUSTRIA POLITICS: Migrants Who Lie To Authorities Will Be Fined Or Jailed

For example by pretending to be Syrian so their claims have a better chance of being accepted – with a fine of 5,000 euros ($5,373) or three weeks in jail.

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UK POLITICS: Merkel, Tusk Reject Theresa May’s Calls To Fast-Track Rights Of EU Migrants

UK POLITICS: Merkel, Tusk Reject Theresa May’s Calls To Fast-Track Rights Of EU Migrants

Merkel, Donald Tusk blocked Theresa May’s attempt to fast-track a deal which would have created amnesty for British ex-pats and EU migrants UK post-Brexit.

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UK POLITICS: Sadiq Khan To Anti-Trump Migrants: Flock To UK

UK POLITICS: Sadiq Khan To Anti-Trump Migrants: Flock To UK

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan brought up reports after Donald Trump’s shock win in presidential election, left-wing Americans have been looking into migrating.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Trump Effects: Migrants On Mexico Border Give Up American Dream

MEXICO POLITICS: Trump Effects: Migrants On Mexico Border Give Up American Dream

“More anguish, tears, and lots of people in Mexico without work, without anything to do and no place to go,” said Robles, whose center provides free meals.

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