UN, doctors hammer Australia over harsh treatment in refugee camps

2018-12-03 17:19

Australia's under-pressure government has received a double blow from the United Nations and a leading doctors' group over harsh treatment of refugees on offshore island camps.

Trump backs use of 'very safe' tear gas on crowd of migrants

2018-11-27 13:33

US President Donald Trump is defending the use of what he calls "very safe" tear gas by border agents to repel a crowd of Central American migrants that included rock-throwers but also crying children.

Missed appointment not enough to refuse refugee asylum - court judgment

2018-11-19 22:49

A man whose father fled Burundi during political turmoil and genocide there in 1994, has been given a fresh start at applying for asylum in South Africa after being embroiled in a dispute with authorities for about a decade over a missed appointment.

WATCH: Splintered migrant caravan groups arrive at US border

2018-11-14 19:18

A caravan of thousands of Central American migrants is speeding its journey to the US border, breaking up into smaller groups as buses and trucks carry some hundreds of miles in a day, while others behind remain stranded.

1 000 Honduran migrants break Guatemala police cordon

2018-10-29 13:25

More than a thousand Honduran migrants broke through a Guatemalan police cordon on the border with Mexico as they attempted to join a larger caravan of compatriots heading towards the United States, police and rights groups said.

Supreme Court wrestles with case on detention of immigrants

2018-10-11 08:55

The US Supreme Court is wrestling with a case about the government's ability to detain immigrants after they've served sentences for committing crimes in the United States.

Local shops hike prices as immigrants forced out, say Gauteng residents

2018-09-13 14:45

Anti-immigrant sentiments persist in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg, even though local shops have set higher prices.

Lawyer: Arrested migrant may have been mistaken for brother

2018-08-21 05:23

The lawyer for a Mexican detained by immigration agents in California while driving his wife to a hospital to give birth says the man may have been mistaken by agents for his brother.

Tearful reunions for 9 separated kids back in Guatemala

2018-08-08 22:12

Nine child migrants who were taken from their parents at the US border have arrived home in Guatemala for tearful reunions.

ACLU: Many children unlikely to be reunited by deadline

2018-07-09 09:43

The American Civil Liberties Union says it appears the Trump administration will miss the deadline to reunite young children with their parents in more than half of the cases.

 

Dutch church holds 24/7 service to shield asylum-seekers

2018-11-30 20:46

For more than a month, preachers have been leading a non-stop, round-the-clock service at a small Protestant chapel in a quiet residential street in The Hague in an attempt to prevent the deportation of a family of asylum seekers.

Increasing migration into Gauteng placing burden on service delivery - NCOP to Ramaphosa

2018-11-23 12:08

The National Council of Provinces' chairperson Thandi Modise has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the matter of migration into Gauteng urgently.

WATCH: Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at Central American migrants camped in city

2018-11-19 10:18

Hundreds of Tijuana, Mexico, residents protested the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the US.

WATCH: These migrant children find comfort in their toys as they travel to the US

2018-11-13 20:49

It's an arduous journey for the caravan of migrants from Central America on their way to the US, seeking a better life.

Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

2018-10-23 05:16

Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the US stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in southern Mexico, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun.

Federal agency says it lost track of 1 488 migrant children

2018-09-21 06:36

Federal agency can't account for 1 488 migrant children placed in homes around the country.

Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

2018-09-07 05:29

The Trump administration says it is withdrawing from a court settlement that governs how long and under what conditions immigrant children can be kept locked up.

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

2018-08-19 08:14

A California woman says she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents.

WATCH: Swede's stunt to save Afghan from deportation goes viral

2018-07-25 22:38

A video taken by a Swedish student who filmed herself stopping the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker onboard a plane has gone viral.

Anne Frank's family tried to escape to US, hit roadblocks

2018-07-06 15:47

Research suggests the family of Anne Frank, the Jewish diarist who died in the Holocaust, attempted to immigrate to the United States and later to Cuba, but their efforts were thwarted by America's restrictive immigration policy and World War II.

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