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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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast Rescued

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

From TheJournal.ie Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin Addiction

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin

“When we smoke… we’re calm and don’t worry about anything,” said Mahdi, a 16-year-old Afghan refugee.

From TheJournal.ie Over 40 people including women and infant children die of thirst in Sahara desert Died Of Thirst

Over 40 people including women and infant children die of thirst in Sahara desert

A car carrying a number of migrants broke down in the middle of the desert.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain Overboard This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

From TheJournal.ie Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal Italy

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200 Torture

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp Grande-Synthe

Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp

The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the squalid Jungle camp near Calais.

From TheJournal.ie European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report Inhumane

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Garda criticism, migrants at Rosslare port and Dublin drivers ranked the worst in the country…

From TheJournal.ie 14 people found hidden in back of truck at Rosslare port Wexford

14 people found hidden in back of truck at Rosslare port

The 12 males and two women are believed to be in good health.

From TheJournal.ie Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings Drowned

Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings

The bodies recovered were African men with estimated ages of between 16 and 25.

From TheJournal.ie After court acquittal, self-styled vigilante in Bulgaria vows to continue 'hunting migrants' Not Gonna Stop Me

After court acquittal, self-styled vigilante in Bulgaria vows to continue 'hunting migrants'

Peter Nizamov was found not guilty of false imprisonment of three migrants in April 2016.