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#Migrants

From TheJournal.ie Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration Europe

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

Migration across the Mediterranean Sea is down sharply from last year but it is dominating Europe’s political agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Melania Trump visits migrant children at Texas detention centre Border Separation

Melania Trump visits migrant children at Texas detention centre

The first lady said earlier through her spokeswoman that she “hates” to see families separated at the border.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he'll sign executive order to avoid family separations after worldwide outcry Border Patrol

Trump says he'll sign executive order to avoid family separations after worldwide outcry

The US House of Representatives is due to consider a bill on the issue tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border Fox News

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

From TheJournal.ie Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it Zero Tolerance

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it

The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain Aquarius This post contains videos

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain

The Aquarius has caused a major diplomatic row over European immigration policy.

From TheJournal.ie Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock Immigration Debate

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

From TheJournal.ie Six people, including three children, killed when smuggler's jeep crashed Greece

Six people, including three children, killed when smuggler's jeep crashed

A 12-year-old girl and two boys aged five and nine are among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Six children drown off Turkish coast Drowning

Six children drown off Turkish coast

Two adults, one woman and six children lost their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship Miracle This post contains videos

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland Department Of Justice

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

From TheJournal.ie Central American migrants in stand off at US border after Trump vowed to 'stop' them crossing Build The Wall

Central American migrants in stand off at US border after Trump vowed to 'stop' them crossing

Nearly 200 migrants arrived at the border yesterday as part of a larger caravan.

From TheJournal.ie Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport Border Control

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

From TheJournal.ie A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term Viktor Orban This post contains videos

A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term

Viktor Orban has long clashed with Brussels over his policies.

From TheJournal.ie 'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table The Wall

'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table

The US President said people were trying to take advantage of the Obama-era programme, which protects immigrants who arrive without documents as children.

From TheJournal.ie 17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey Turkey

17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board.

From TheJournal.ie Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds Diversity

Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds

It found that support for Muslim and Roma immigrants is lower than the average for 10 other EU countries.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation Integration

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

From TheJournal.ie How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation Radical Pathways

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck Mexico

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

From TheJournal.ie 4 people in critical condition after being shot during clashes between migrants in Calais Clashes

4 people in critical condition after being shot during clashes between migrants in Calais

Some 22 people were hospitalised yesterday, according to an official total.

From TheJournal.ie Even communities that condemn far-right terror attacks don't become more positive about migrants, study finds JOB SEEKERS

Even communities that condemn far-right terror attacks don't become more positive about migrants, study finds

Researchers gauged how difficult it was for people of Pakistani origin searching for jobs in Norway.

From TheJournal.ie Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity Passport Problems

Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity

Ireland’s immigration authorities face difficulties processing migrants because of handwritten passports and translation gaps.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader World's Youngest Leader

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brain drain': 25,000 graduates left Ireland to work abroad in 12 months Leavin On A Jetplane

'Brain drain': 25,000 graduates left Ireland to work abroad in 12 months

That’s 15% more than the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year Protection Programme

Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year

The country has now pledged to take in 600 refugees in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case Travel Ban Upheld

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees' Opinion

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants Tripoli

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

Those rescued are receiving food, water and medical treatment as required.

From TheJournal.ie Breitbart apologises for using picture of German footballer on story about migrant gang Lukas Pod-Jetski

Breitbart apologises for using picture of German footballer on story about migrant gang

“There is no evidence Mr Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked.”

From TheJournal.ie Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya Mediterranean Sea

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.

From TheJournal.ie Six migrants found in the back of a refrigeration truck in Laois Stradbally

Six migrants found in the back of a refrigeration truck in Laois

All six were brought to hospital as a precaution and initial reports are that all are well.

From TheJournal.ie At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea Yemen

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning Lé William Butler Yeats

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning

The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris Refugee Crisis

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty Migrant Crisis

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry Exploitation

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

From TheJournal.ie Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea Migrant Crisis

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea

More than 10,000 people were pulled to safety between Sunday and Tuesday off Libya — including 5,000 on Monday alone.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved Lifesavers

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.