These Migrants Stuck in Tent Cities on the Border Just Had Their Hopes Dashed by the Supreme Court

The court said the Trump administration can continue its “Remain in Mexico” program. Migrants say they’re “in a complete state of limbo.” MATAMOROS, Mexico — More than 1,700 people live nearly on top of one another steps from the U.S.-Mexico … Read More

EU reports significant increase in asylum applications

Figures have increased for the first time since the refugee influx in 2015. However, not all countries of origin have the same acceptance rates. Asylum applications in the EU increased from 2018 to 2019 by 13%, according to figures released … Read More

A refugee camp grows on the US-Mexico border

In Mexico’s Matamoros, thousands of asylum seekers wait in an encampment for their asylum cases to be heard in the US. Matamoros, Mexico – Preparing for lunch hour, Maria* adds firewood to her wide mud stove shaded by a tarp shelter amid … Read More

Sweden And Its Welfare State In Crisis

Authored by Nima Gholam Ali Pour via The Gatestone Institute, The Swedish welfare state has often been praised by the left in the United States. After the migration crisis of 2015, however, when Sweden was flooded by Syrian refugee claimants, Sweden is now facing … Read More

Over 2,500 kids disappeared from asylum centers in 10 years

Bunk beds. (Photo HKYHA/ Wikimedia Commons) Over the past decade, more than 2,500 children disappeared from asylum centers in the Netherlands, NRC reports based on figures from the Central agency for the reception of asylum seekers COA and guardianship institution Nidos. … Read More

Belgium to send back ‘asylum shoppers’

Photo: Belga Minister of Asylum and Migration Maggie De Block announced on Saturday two new measures aimed to prevent Belgium from welcoming asylum seekers who have bypassed EU asylum rules. The goal, according to the minister, is to guarantee a … Read More

Asylum crisis: “The answer is 100% ‘No’”

Belgian asylum minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has asked the seaside resort of Koksijde once again to welcome asylum seekers in a reception centre, but for the time being the request is being met by a firm rebuttal from … Read More

Meanwhile, on the southern border …

President Trump recently announced that his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, will be taking care of the project to expand the nation’s border wall blocking illegal immigration from the South. Kushner holds biweekly meetings and “questions an array of … Read More

Few Asylum-Seekers Winning Cases Under ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program

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Migrants applying for asylum in the United States go through a processing area at a new tent courtroom at the Migration Protection Protocols Immigration Hearing Facility in Laredo, Texas, in September. –Eric Gay/AP It was never easy for migrants to … Read More

France Announces Tough New Measures on Immigration

With municipal elections approaching, President Emmanuel Macron hopes the stricter stance will lure voters away from the far right. The measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron of France on Wednesday included tightening access to health services for new asylum seekers.Credit…Pool … Read More

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