Stormy climate at G7 as Trump goes his own way

2017-05-27 17:04

G7 nations have hit impasse over climate change as US President Donald Trump rebuffed pressure to toe the collective line in the club of powerful democracies.

May warned of `worst of all worlds' in UK migration crackdown

2017-03-06 09:45

The UK government risks producing the 'worst of all worlds' if it tries to tailor post-Brexit immigration rules for specific industries, according to a study.

The migrant’s life

2016-12-26 10:01

Refugees might be the face of migration, but 90% of migrations are voluntary, and mostly occur for economic reasons.

Highly skilled migrants do matter

2016-10-27 12:16

Innovative, highly educated workers have a massive positive impact on the societies they live in. It is vital that SA does everything it can to retain and attract such individuals.

SA's uncoordinated border management vulnerable - Home Affairs

2016-08-16 17:02

Five uncoordinated organs of state are currently involved in managing the country's borders, resulting in a large influx of undocumented foreigners and contraband goods, Parliament has heard.

Professional migrants rush to and from SA - report

2016-06-15 06:00

While SA is among the top 30 countries professional migrants like to move to, it is also among the top 30 countries they are rushing from, shows a report.

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.

Migrant boats carrying 400 people send SOS

2015-04-20 16:37

Ships in the Med are responding to distress calls from two boats said to be carrying around 400 migrants.

Pope urges - suffer the little children

2014-07-14 20:58

Pope Francis has called for urgent action to protect and care for the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children migrating from Central America to the United States.

Africans to lose as US axes visa lottery

2013-05-01 07:57

Africans could be the big losers as the United States reforms its immigration laws and eliminates the green card lottery, of which Africans are the main beneficiaries.


University protests 'secondary' to migration: Hungary PM

2017-04-16 06:03

Facing protests at home and abroad over new laws on universities and NGO's, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said his main battle is against immigration.

Migrants race to reach US before Trump takes over

2017-01-19 19:00

Migrants trying to sneak into the United States from the parched Mexican desert have to contend with border guards' drones overhead, poisonous snakes underfoot and human trafficking gangs at their backs.

How UK compares to 70 other countries attracting economic migrants: Expert insights

2016-11-17 20:11

Wealthier nations such as the UK have net migration but a "hard Brexit” could cut migration numbers by putting the UK economy under pressure, says an analyst.

Merkel greeted with shouts of 'Get out' in Dresden

2016-10-03 22:17

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has been was greeted by whistles and shouts of "Get out" after arriving in Dresden for German reunification celebrations.

Merkel’s migration madness: Is ‘Brexit’ beginning of the end for EU?

2016-06-24 20:21

A Biznews community member says the main factor of Brexit is ‘immigration’, and looks back to Angela Merkel's embrace of Syrian refugees, which saw a backlash in the EU.

Ethiopians, Somalis flooding into Yemen

2016-01-19 23:15

Nearly 100 000 Ethiopians and Somalis last year travelled by boat to Yemen despite the conflict raging there.

Xenophobia: 42% of people nabbed in army raids were in SA illegally

2015-06-12 14:07

Forty-two percent of people arrested under Operation Fiela-Reclaim were undocumented foreigners, Parliament heard today.

Texas to deploy troops to border

2014-07-21 22:28

Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce the sending of 1 000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security.

Clouds of butterflies descend on Joburg

2014-01-13 10:50

Swarms of white butterflies have descended on Johannesburg during their annual migration from South Africa's west coast to Madagascar.

Migrants forced to pay for release

2012-11-18 14:05

A group of asylum seekers recently rescued off Malta were forced to pay to be released from a Benghazi prison only to be held against their will and forced onto an overcrowded boat with little food and water, it has been reported.

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