Immigrant girl with cerebral palsy released, now with family

2017-11-04 10:08

US authorities have released a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained after undergoing surgery last month and placed in a facility for unaccompanied immigrant minors.

Federal court clears way for immigrant teen to get abortion

2017-10-25 20:13

A US appeals court has cleared the way for a 17-year-old immigrant held in federal custody to obtain an abortion.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, DRC, Malawi

2017-05-19 08:15

Zimbabwe is set to build a new university in honour of president Mugabe, and SA has deported at least 300 Malawian citizens, who had been living illegally in the country.

Stuck between gangs and Trump, migrants halt in Mexico

2017-03-09 16:12

When a gang threatened to kill Rocio, her husband and their two small children, they flee their native Honduras, hoping for asylum in the United States

White House denies report of National Guard troops for immigrants

2017-02-17 22:33

The White House has denied an AP report that US President Donald Trump's administration was considering a proposal to mobilise as many as 100 000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorised immigrants.

Why we may never be silent about injustice

2017-02-01 08:07

Every genocide ever committed started with words. That is why it matters what leaders like Donald Trump and Julius Malema say and what ordinary people do about it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

The cost of being a poor immigrant

2017-01-22 06:36

This is about the theft of poor foreigners’ resources on a huge scale, writes Jared Sacks

At least 20 Malawians stuck in Zimbabwean prison

2016-11-28 13:02

At least 20 Malawians are reportedly stuck in a Harare female prison in Zimbabwe. They are among a group of 28 illegal immigrants from various African countries, who are being kept at the prison.

Ten bodies found in dinghy off Libyan coast

2016-11-06 13:24

Ten bodies have been recovered from a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast, the Italian coastguard says, adding that 2 100 other migrants had been rescued during the day.

More than 100 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

2016-09-23 20:43

Rescuers have recovered 53 bodies from a migrant boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 108, a health ministry official says.


Canada to accept nearly one million new immigrants by 2020

2017-11-02 20:30

Canada's government says it will attempt to boost the Canadian economy by welcoming nearly one million immigrants over the next three years.

Teen detained after crossing border fights to have abortion

2017-10-11 22:38

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children as she seeks an abortion.

High bank charges force immigrants to send money home 'hand-to-hand'

2017-05-10 11:00

Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa send billions of rands home to their countries of origin every year.

US starts plan for crackdown on illegal immigrants

2017-02-22 06:05

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued tough new orders to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants.

Court denies Justice request to immediately reinstate Trump's travel ban

2017-02-05 11:29

A federal appeals court has denied the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ban on certain travelers and all refugees

Breaking silence, Obama speaks out on Trump immigrants order

2017-01-31 06:00

Former President Barack Obama has praised protesters who have amassed across the country in opposition to President Donald Trump's immigration orders

Gambia crunch talks overshadowed by refugee crisis fears

2017-01-13 21:14

West African leaders began crisis talks with President Yahya Jammeh over his refusal to leave power, as fears grew of a refugee exodus caused by the nation's political impasse.

Winter worries for migrant rescue ships off Libya

2016-11-17 19:20

The wave of migrant dinghies across the Mediterranean continues relentlessly, but the aid group rescue boats which have spent the year saving lives are not cut out for winter.

Egypt moves to tighten borders after migrant ship tragedy

2016-09-25 21:00

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has ordered the tightening of border security after more than 160 mainly Egyptian migrants died when their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean.

More than 100 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck: officials

2016-09-23 16:37

Rescuers recovered 53 bodies on Friday from a migrant boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 108, a health ministry official said.

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