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#Migrants

# migrants - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US

Trump tweeted today that “only a wall, or steel barrier, will keep our country safe”.

# migrants - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

# migrants - Thursday 3 January, 2019

German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks

Local authorities said they were shocked to hear about the news in a Bavarian town.

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

# migrants - Monday 31 December, 2018

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings Immigration This post contains videos

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

# migrants - Friday 28 December, 2018

UK treating rise in migrant crossing the Channel as 'major incident'

The move follows the interception of two more vessels carrying 12 migrants off the southeast English coast.

# migrants - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false

The two-year research was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

# migrants - Friday 23 November, 2018

Opinion: Children in cages is the new normal in Hungary

EU leaders must end the practice of imprisoning unaccompanied minors in Hungary and throughout Europe, writes Sinn Fein senator Paul Gavan.

# migrants - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

Some work 116 hours per week, yet are only paid an average of €2.83 per hour, the High Court was told.

# migrants - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Judge bars Trump from denying asylum to people entering US illegally

The US President issued a proclamation earlier this month as a matter of “national security”.

# migrants - Friday 16 November, 2018

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'

Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.

# migrants - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road

The full caravan – some 5,500 migrants in all – was expected to continue arriving in Tijuana in the coming hours.

# migrants - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

# migrants - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border

US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.

# migrants - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# migrants - Monday 3 September, 2018

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Chemnitz over the past three days in immigration demonstrations.

# migrants - Friday 24 August, 2018

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis

The migrants have been blocked at the Sicilian port of Catania on the Diciotti vessel since Monday.

# migrants - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims

Some boys fail to come forward for help due to gender stereotypes, Unicef has said.

# migrants - Saturday 14 July, 2018

450 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta argue over who should take them

The migrants had initially set sail from Libya in a single wooden vessel.

# migrants - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split

Merkel has put to rest a row with her interior minister Horst Seehofer that had threatened the survival of her coalition government.

# migrants - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship

The Lifeline boat has 234 migrants on board and has been refused permission to dock in a number of countries.

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

# migrants - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

Migration across the Mediterranean Sea is down sharply from last year but it is dominating Europe’s political agenda.

# migrants - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Melania Trump visits migrant children at Texas detention centre

The first lady said earlier through her spokeswoman that she “hates” to see families separated at the border.

# migrants - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Trump says he'll sign executive order to avoid family separations after worldwide outcry

The US House of Representatives is due to consider a bill on the issue tomorrow.

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it

The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.

# migrants - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain Aquarius This post contains videos

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain

The Aquarius has caused a major diplomatic row over European immigration policy.

# migrants - Monday 11 June, 2018

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

# migrants - Friday 8 June, 2018

Six people, including three children, killed when smuggler's jeep crashed

A 12-year-old girl and two boys aged five and nine are among the dead.

# migrants - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Six children drown off Turkish coast

Two adults, one woman and six children lost their lives.

# migrants - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship Miracle This post contains videos

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# migrants - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

# migrants - Monday 30 April, 2018

Central American migrants in stand off at US border after Trump vowed to 'stop' them crossing

Nearly 200 migrants arrived at the border yesterday as part of a larger caravan.

# migrants - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

# migrants - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term Viktor Orban This post contains videos

A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term

Viktor Orban has long clashed with Brussels over his policies.

# migrants - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table

The US President said people were trying to take advantage of the Obama-era programme, which protects immigrants who arrive without documents as children.

# migrants - Friday 30 March, 2018

17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board.

# migrants - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds

It found that support for Muslim and Roma immigrants is lower than the average for 10 other EU countries.

# migrants - Saturday 17 March, 2018

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

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