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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019

#Migrants

From TheJournal.ie Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam Repatriation

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire Migrants

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

From TheJournal.ie All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say Essex

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say

Investigators initially believed the migrants were of Chinese origin.

From TheJournal.ie Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told Essex

Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told

Maurice Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and money laundering.

From TheJournal.ie Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France Migrant Crisis

Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France

The man was wearing a makeshift life jacket made of empty plastic bottles.

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship Ocean Viking

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

From TheJournal.ie Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island Open Arms This post contains videos

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island

Some of the people on board have spent months or years in Libyan detention camps, suffering torture and sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says Migrants

Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says

The announcement comes amid a war of words between Italy’s interior minister and the premier.

From TheJournal.ie Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids Immigration Sweep

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids

ICE agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps' Vice President

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists Border

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

From TheJournal.ie Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia Capsized

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

From TheJournal.ie UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre Libya

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home El Salvador

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

From TheJournal.ie A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry US Border Crisis

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

From TheJournal.ie Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December Border Patrol

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December

The teen has been identified by US Customs and Border Protection as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast Mediterranean

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

The boat was travelling from Libya to Italy.

From TheJournal.ie The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia Crisis

The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia

Amanda Coakley reports from Bogotá.

From TheJournal.ie 350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives Migrants

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

The caravan first set off on Wednesday from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula.

From TheJournal.ie Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact' Long Delays

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

From TheJournal.ie Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities' LE Eithne

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

From TheJournal.ie Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants City Of Sanctuary

Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Cork will be the latest area to become a so-called place of sanctuary – making it part of a wider national, and indeed international, movement.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US Migrants

Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US

Trump tweeted today that “only a wall, or steel barrier, will keep our country safe”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people Malta

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks Germany

German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks

Local authorities said they were shocked to hear about the news in a Bavarian town.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel Immigration

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

From TheJournal.ie Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings Immigration This post contains videos

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

From TheJournal.ie UK treating rise in migrant crossing the Channel as 'major incident' Migrants

UK treating rise in migrant crossing the Channel as 'major incident'

The move follows the interception of two more vessels carrying 12 migrants off the southeast English coast.

From TheJournal.ie 'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false The Lancet

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false

The two-year research was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Children in cages is the new normal in Hungary Migrants

Opinion: Children in cages is the new normal in Hungary

EU leaders must end the practice of imprisoning unaccompanied minors in Hungary and throughout Europe, writes Sinn Fein senator Paul Gavan.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves' Human Trafficking

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

Some work 116 hours per week, yet are only paid an average of €2.83 per hour, the High Court was told.

From TheJournal.ie Judge bars Trump from denying asylum to people entering US illegally Migrants

Judge bars Trump from denying asylum to people entering US illegally

The US President issued a proclamation earlier this month as a matter of “national security”.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil' Limbo

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'

Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road Caravan

Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road

The full caravan – some 5,500 migrants in all – was expected to continue arriving in Tijuana in the coming hours.

From TheJournal.ie Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people Study

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border Caravans

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border

US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.

From TheJournal.ie One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

From TheJournal.ie What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany? Chemnitz

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Chemnitz over the past three days in immigration demonstrations.

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