Zimbabwe deports 13 SA-bound Ugandans

2016-05-04 13:25

Zimbabwean authorities have deported at least 13 SA-bound Ugandans after they entered the southern African country illegally, a report says.

Canada gets applicants for immigration programme

2015-07-24 20:30

Canada has received just six applications for its pilot immigration programme for millionaires, far fewer than for its investor class visa.

140 held in US pro-immigration protest

2014-08-29 10:04

At least 140 demonstrators rallying for looser immigration rules have been arrested outside the White House for civil disobedience.

Botswana set to kick out Zim refugees – report

2014-07-10 09:29

The Botswana government is reportedly set to repatriate Zimbabweans who sought refuge in the neighbouring country at the height of Zimbabwe’s political crisis in 2008.

A tsunami of incomers

2014-06-16 07:00

SA can control the migrant influx by using interventions, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Spain intercepts boats carrying immigrants

2013-08-12 16:20

A Spanish maritime safety agency has intercepted nine inflatable toy boats carrying 59 African migrants, officials say.

Fingerprinting illegal immigrants 'best'

2013-08-08 14:03

Britain should consider fingerprinting the thousands of immigrants caught trying to enter the country illegally every year via France, says an independent report on Britain's borders.

More dead in Indonesia boat sinking

2013-07-26 09:12

The death toll from an overcrowded asylum seeker boat carrying more than 200 people that sank off Indonesia's coast has climbed to 15 after four more bodies were recovered, says a rescuer.

Rape claims at Australian asylum camp

2013-07-24 09:55

Australian Immigration Minister Tony Burke has described as "horrific" explosive claims that asylum-seekers at one of its processing camps in Papua New Guinea are being raped and tortured.

Nauru refugee riots follow crackdown

2013-07-20 14:08

Eyewitnesses say buildings have been razed as hundreds of asylum-seekers escaped detention during riots at an Australian refugee facility.


Malaysia recovers 35 more migrant bodies

2015-09-06 10:19

Malaysian rescuers have recovered the bodies of 35 more Indonesian migrants killed when their boat sank three days ago, taking the toll in the disaster to 50.

Cruelty driving Libya migrant crossings – Amnesty

2015-05-11 06:17

Migrants in Libya face ‘cruelty’ and abuse, driving many people to risk their lives in dangerous Mediterranean crossings aimed at reaching sanctuary in Europe, Amnesty International says.

Sudanese woman who faced death over faith heads to US

2014-08-01 15:05

Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith while facing death is on her way to a new home in the US.

The man who died of hunger because he was a foreigner

2014-06-24 08:51

Upon arrival in South Africa, most asylum seekers face overwhelming obstacles and an unwelcoming environment which exacerbates mental distress and can lead to a state of immobilisation.

Libya deports 100s of African immigrants

2013-11-27 15:16

Libya has deported more than 500 African immigrants, sending them to Niger as it tries to tackle an influx of refugees and Islamist militants.

6 migrants drown, 100 rescued off Sicily

2013-08-10 13:17

The Italian coastguard has found the bodies of six migrants dead on a tourist beach in Sicily while more than 100 others, thought to be Syrians, have been rescued, officials say.

Australia resolute on asylum policy

2013-07-28 08:55

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says he made "absolutely no apology" for his hardline new policy on asylum-seekers under which they are sent to Papua New Guinea.

Assange launches party in Australia

2013-07-25 10:01

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has officially launched his political party to contest Australian elections this year.

Migrants rescued at sea off Sicily

2013-07-23 15:03

A total of 199 migrants, including 19 women and 17 children, have been rescued at sea off Sicily's south-eastern tip, say Italian authorities.

New Australia refugee plan condemned

2013-07-19 18:19

Amnesty International has condemned Australia's new measures to stem an increase in refugee boats from Indonesia which includes a deal to send all boat arrivals to Papua New Guinea.

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