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#Migrants

# migrants - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

# migrants - Friday 22 November, 2019

16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say

A local councillor told RTÉ that the men and boys may have believed they were bound for the UK.

Northern Irish man arrested by UK police in connection with 39 Essex lorry deaths

The man was arrested on the M40 motorway in Buckinghamshire.

# migrants - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'They are being treated with compassion': Gardaí say 16 men on Irish ferry 'fortunate' to be found

The men are aged from 20 to 40 and are said to be in good health.

# migrants - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

The people found received medical attention at the port.

# migrants - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

# migrants - Friday 8 November, 2019

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

# migrants - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

# migrants - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

# migrants - Friday 1 November, 2019

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say

Investigators initially believed the migrants were of Chinese origin.

# migrants - Monday 28 October, 2019

Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told

Maurice Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and money laundering.

# migrants - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France

The man was wearing a makeshift life jacket made of empty plastic bottles.

# migrants - Friday 23 August, 2019

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

# migrants - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island Open Arms This post contains videos

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island

Some of the people on board have spent months or years in Libyan detention camps, suffering torture and sexual abuse.

# migrants - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Six EU countries agree to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on Opens Arms ship, Italy says

The announcement comes amid a war of words between Italy’s interior minister and the premier.

# migrants - Monday 15 July, 2019

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids

ICE agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities yesterday.

# migrants - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

# migrants - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# migrants - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

# migrants - Thursday 4 July, 2019

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.

# migrants - Monday 1 July, 2019

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

# migrants - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

# migrants - Monday 20 May, 2019

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December

The teen has been identified by US Customs and Border Protection as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez.

# migrants - Friday 10 May, 2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

The boat was travelling from Libya to Italy.

# migrants - Monday 22 April, 2019

The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia

Amanda Coakley reports from Bogotá.

# migrants - Friday 12 April, 2019

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

The caravan first set off on Wednesday from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula.

# migrants - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

# migrants - Monday 1 April, 2019

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

# migrants - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Cork will be the latest area to become a so-called place of sanctuary – making it part of a wider national, and indeed international, movement.

# 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”.

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