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#Migrants

# migrants - Monday 16 October, 2017

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

# migrants - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'Brain drain': 25,000 graduates left Ireland to work abroad in 12 months

That’s 15% more than the previous year.

# migrants - Friday 15 September, 2017

Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year

The country has now pledged to take in 600 refugees in 2018.

# migrants - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

# migrants - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

# migrants - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

Those rescued are receiving food, water and medical treatment as required.

# migrants - Monday 21 August, 2017

Breitbart apologises for using picture of German footballer on story about migrant gang

“There is no evidence Mr Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked.”

# migrants - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.

Six migrants found in the back of a refrigeration truck in Laois

All six were brought to hospital as a precaution and initial reports are that all are well.

# migrants - Thursday 10 August, 2017

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning

The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.

# migrants - Friday 7 July, 2017

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.

# migrants - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

# migrants - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea

More than 10,000 people were pulled to safety between Sunday and Tuesday off Libya — including 5,000 on Monday alone.

# migrants - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

# migrants - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

# migrants - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

# migrants - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin

“When we smoke… we’re calm and don’t worry about anything,” said Mahdi, a 16-year-old Afghan refugee.

# migrants - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Over 40 people including women and infant children die of thirst in Sahara desert

A car carrying a number of migrants broke down in the middle of the desert.

# migrants - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain Overboard This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

# migrants - Monday 15 May, 2017

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# migrants - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

# migrants - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp

The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the squalid Jungle camp near Calais.

# migrants - Thursday 6 April, 2017

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

# migrants - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Garda criticism, migrants at Rosslare port and Dublin drivers ranked the worst in the country…

14 people found hidden in back of truck at Rosslare port

The 12 males and two women are believed to be in good health.

# migrants - Friday 24 March, 2017

Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings

The bodies recovered were African men with estimated ages of between 16 and 25.

# migrants - Sunday 12 March, 2017

After court acquittal, self-styled vigilante in Bulgaria vows to continue 'hunting migrants'

Peter Nizamov was found not guilty of false imprisonment of three migrants in April 2016.

# migrants - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants

Mayor Natacha Bouchart says the directive is to prevent “law and order issues”.

# migrants - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

# migrants - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

# migrants - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

The 27 photographs that took our breath away in 2016

From Dublin’s gangland shootings to Syria, from Brexit to the migrant crisis, here are the best photos of this year.

# migrants - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean

A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.

# migrants - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration

1,200 complaints were made to police, 500 of which were for sexual assault, on New Year’s Eve in Cologne last year

# migrants - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

# migrants - Monday 12 December, 2016

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# migrants - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

# migrants - Monday 5 December, 2016

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

# migrants - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.