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#Migrants

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.

From TheJournal.ie Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis Diciotti

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis

The migrants have been blocked at the Sicilian port of Catania on the Diciotti vessel since Monday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims Crisis

'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims

Some boys fail to come forward for help due to gender stereotypes, Unicef has said.

From TheJournal.ie 450 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta argue over who should take them Lampedusa

450 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta argue over who should take them

The migrants had initially set sail from Libya in a single wooden vessel.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split Migration Deal

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split

Merkel has put to rest a row with her interior minister Horst Seehofer that had threatened the survival of her coalition government.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship Migrants

Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship

The Lifeline boat has 234 migrants on board and has been refused permission to dock in a number of countries.

From TheJournal.ie US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families Temporary

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

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.