ARTICLES RELATING TO IMMIGRATION

'Thousands' more children separated from parents at US border in 2017-18

2019-01-18 20:33

Thousands more children were forcibly separated from their parents after illegally crossing the US-Mexico border from 2017-2018 than originally admitted by US President Donald Trump's administration, an official report said.

Trump storms out of a meeting after Democrats claim he 'slammed the table' over border wall

2019-01-10 08:54

President Donald Trump reportedly slammed his hands on the table before abruptly walking out of a meeting with Democrats on border security.

Spain finds 11 dead migrants in boat, rescues 33

2018-12-20 21:21

Spain's Maritime Rescue Service has found 11 dead migrants in a boat off the country's southern coast and rescued 33 other passengers, one of whom later also died.

100 days to Brexit: South Africans could find it harder to apply for British visas

2018-12-19 13:28

With 100 days to go until Britain exits the European Union, South Africans could find it more difficult to apply for a UK visa when the country ramps up border control after March 29.

Nearly 150 000 migrants arrive in war-torn Yemen in 2018 - UN

2018-12-04 20:44

A growing number of migrants are flocking to Yemen, even as its dire humanitarian crisis deepens, with nearly 150 000 expected to arrive in the war-ravaged country in 2018, the UN said.

Dutch church holds an 800-hour service to protect an immigrant family because they can't be deported during a religious ceremony

2018-11-30 21:05

Dutch law forbids police from entering churches during worship – so the Bethel Church service has been going on around the clock since October 26.

Around a third of people in some countries think their governments are 'hiding the truth' about immigration

2018-11-23 21:07

According to a new study in Europe and the US, there's an association between voting for Trump or Brexit and believing conspiracy theories, including about vaccination.

Forget immigration laws, we will sink or swim together

2018-10-25 10:31

The solution to South Africa's economic woes is not a South Africa-centric approach. We need a coordinated regional economic stimulus, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

WATCH: 'May Trump's heart be touched so he lets us through'

2018-10-20 18:21

A US-bound caravan that once totaled more than 3 000 Central American migrants looked to be about a third that size, after hundreds crossed both legally and illegally.

Rich, older South African men are buying Plan B passports in Europe in record numbers

2018-09-20 06:09

The numbers from a citizenship and residence advisory service in South Africa suggest a surge in interest in fall-back passports from countries like Malta and Cyprus among South African in 2018 – just in case.

 

WATCH: Group of 247 immigrants arrested at US border

2019-01-17 17:43

US Border Patrol agents in New Mexico say a group of nearly 250 immigrants are in custody after turning themselves in to authorities at the Antelope Wells Port of Entry.

Trump declares border `crisis' without new plan to end impasse

2019-01-09 09:05

President Donald Trump demanded Congress provide billions more to combat illegal migration in a prime-time address, stopping short of declaring a national emergency and offering no new path to end a paralyzing political dispute over his proposed wall on the Mexican border.

The UK government announces plans to slash EU immigration after Brexit

2018-12-19 15:56

The Home Office's white paper, unveiled by Home Secretary Sajid Javid, reveals the full extent of the government's plan to overhaul immigration.

Australia accused of torture in refugee court case

2018-12-10 19:31

One thousand-plus asylum seekers being held by Australia in offshore detention centres are suing Canberra, alleging they have suffered torture and human rights abuses.

Top US, Mexico diplomats meet in Washington amid migrant crisis

2018-12-03 16:37

Mexico's new Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for what he called a "friendly" meeting amid tensions over the migrant crisis at the border.

Hillary Clinton says Europe needs to stop taking in migrants — and people aren't happy about it

2018-11-24 15:45

Hillary Clinton is facing backlash after telling Europe to try to calm right-wing populism by refusing to offer "refuge and support" to migrants.

The mega rich are bailing out of Britain in the thousands, and many are moving to Australia

2018-11-15 21:10

The wealthy have started leaving the UK and heading to Australia to escape Brexit and high inheritance taxes.

DA plays populist immigration card

2018-10-23 10:10

As elsewhere in the world, migration is increasingly at the centre of South Africa’s public debate. For the first time, the DA has released a document outlining its "immigration plan" for the country, writes Loren B Landau.

Parents in US face tougher rules to get immigrant children back

2018-09-23 06:33

Fearful immigrant families hoping to reunite with children and teenagers who crossed the border alone are facing an intimidating system that includes submitting fingerprints by all adults in the household where a migrant child will live.

Some separated children in US opt to join their deported parents

2018-09-03 17:49

Under oath before a US immigration judge, 14-year-old Sandy quietly asks the authorities to send her back to her native Guatemala, which she had left only months earlier.

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