Over 63,000 Migrants Reach Europe Via Mediterranean So Far in 2019 – IOM

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© Photo: Refugees 4 Refugees MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Over 63,000 migrants and refugees reached Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea through 18 September this year, some 20 percent less than during the same period in 2018, the International Organization for … Read More

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 8,956 in 2019; Deaths Reach 224

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Themes: Missing Migrants Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, reports that 8,956 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 27 February, a 12 per cent decrease from the 10,243 arriving during the same period last year. … Read More

Migrants From US-Bound Caravan Get UN Help Returning Home

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UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. migration agency last month repatriated more than 450 Central American citizens, mostly men, who were in a caravan of U.S.-bound migrants, its spokesman has said. International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman said at least … Read More

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 103,347 in 2018; Deaths Reach 2,054

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 103,347 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 14 November. Spain topped 50,440 – more irregular arrivals to Spain through 45 weeks of 2018 than all arrivals during the … Read More

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 95,909 in 2018; Deaths Reach 1,969

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 95,909 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 24 October, with 45,976 to Spain, the leading destination this year. In fact, since late September’s arrivals were reported Spain in … Read More

Germany considers tough response to Spain migration ‘surge’

A German official has warned that Berlin may impose fresh controls on the borders with France and Switzerland. With a surge in migrant arrivals to Spain, Germany is hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2015 migration crisis. German authorities … Read More

The Key Drivers of North African Illegal Migration to Europe

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Migrants stranded on a boat, thirty miles off the Libyan coast as they are rescued by Royal Marines, on 7 June 2015. Photo Rowan Griffith/Daily Mirror. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), as of 12 June 2015, an estimated 1,865 … Read More

EU immigration crisis goes to extra time

In a dramatic attack in the last minute of the match between Belgium and Japan at the World Cup, Nacer Chadli scored the winning goal for Belgium. Before that, Marouane Fellaini had scored the equalizing goal from Eden Hazard’s cross. … Read More

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