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Int’l conference on migrant workers on Nov 12-14 in Nepal

Int’l conference on migrant workers on Nov 12-14 in Nepal

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is going to organize an International Conference on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers' in the capital city from November 12 to 14. Organizing a press conference here today, the NHRC said the Conference would address the migrant workers' issues such as free, fair and responsible recruitment process of the migrant worker,..

In border city, asylum seekers forced to wait band together

In border city, asylum seekers forced to wait band together

By ASTRID GALVAN, SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP): A small group of asylum seekers sit under a canopy on the side of a road leading into the United States, chatting to pass the time as a blazing desert sun pushes the heat into triple digits and fumes roll in from dozens of cars lined up to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Coming from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba and many other countries,..

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Bangladeshi woman rescued 10 months ago being deported

Bangladeshi woman rescued 10 months ago being deported

KATHMANDU: A Bangladeshi woman, who was rescued from the street of Nawalparasi West ten months ago along with her new born baby, is being deported to her home country on coming Monday. The Nepal-based Embassy of Bangladesh is facilitating her handover process. The woman with mental disorder at the time had wandered towards Nepal. The District Police Office Nawalparasi on August 26, 2018 found..

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Child asylum-seekers go into hiding before Dutch deportation

By MIKE CORDER, THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two Armenian children whose bid for asylum in the Netherlands has been rejected have gone into hiding on the day the Dutch government was expected to deport them, a spokesman said Saturday, in the latest twist in a case that has riveted this.....

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The Fork Is Mightier than the Wall

A challenge as complex as migration cannot be addressed simply through stricter immigration laws, let alone a border wall like the one US President Donald Trump seeks to build on his country’s southern frontier with Mexico. Instead, policymakers must tackle migration’s underlying causes – beginning with a broken global food system. - By Danielle Nierenberg

The word “migration” conjures images of war, natural disaster, and severe economic distress. All are important reasons why people seek refuge far from home. But the single most powerful driver of migration may well be food – or, rather, the lack of it. As of 2017, some 821 million people.....

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A Guatemalan Village Tells The Story of Immigration To The U.S.

- By Marisa Peñaloza, John Burnett

The population of the province of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, is majority Maya. It’s a remote region near the border with Mexico, about a seven-hour drive from the capital, Guatemala City, on roads that are breathtakingly steep — often unpaved and very narrow. The village of San Antonio Las.....

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Canadians, Others Brace As U.S. Shuffles Green Card Deck

- By Andy J. Semotiuk

Canadians and other nationals are bracing against a serious new threat to their eligibility to get green cards under American immigration policy. This, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just sidestepped another U.S. threat, by grudgingly signing the USMCA free trade agreement without getting a.....

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Alan Kurdi rescue ship picks up another 44 migrants off Libya

Valletta (AFP): The migrant rescue boat Alan Kurdi has saved another 44 people, including women and infants from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean, its operator German charity Sea-Eye said on Tuesday. Malta has agreed to take in those rescued and is sending a vessel to pick them up, the.....

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Death by Video: Morrison Combats Refugees By Film

- By Dr. Binoy Kampmark

Caught in the backwater of the world’s existence, Australia struggles for relevance in various ways. It might show itself a leader in creating a sovereign fund (too late for that now); it might demonstrate, in various ways, a singular approach to solar energy (impossible, we are told, on that.....

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March 17, 2018

Tx. Police Stop Truck Loaded with Immigrants

More than 80 people believed to be in the country illegally were found in the back of a tractor-trailer following a traffic stop in South Texas Tuesday night. Authorities say some of the people were treated for dehydration. (May..

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