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Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border

MEXICO CITY (AP) – The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum [...]

Migrants in Germany Get Jobs and Pay Taxes, but Some Face Deportation Anyway

“At that time, there were no fixed processes,’’ regarding how to employ the newly arrived migrants, she said, ‘‘but there was such a feeling in the whole of Germany, of integration, integration, ‘Let’s integrate!’ ” Mr. [...]

Salvation Army closes shelter in Yuma due to fewer migrants

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – A drop in the number of Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the Yuma area has prompted the Salvation Army to use hotel rooms instead of operating a shelter. Capt. Jeff Breazeale told the Yuma [...]

Migrants in Mexico Face Kidnappings and Violence While Awaiting Immigration Hearings in U.S.

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — He waited 19 days for an appointment to apply for asylum in the United States, hoping to stay safe until his number came up. It was a daunting challenge: He had to wait here in the Mexican border city of Nuevo [...]

Migrants in Italy boat dispute disembark on Lampedusa

ROME (AP) – Migrants on a rescue boat that docked in the Italian island of Lampedusa against an explicit ban have disembarked after the vessel was impounded. Humanitarian group Mediterranea Saving Humans said in a tweet late on Saturday [...]

Ship Captain Who Landed Migrants in Italy Sails Into Political Storm

ROME — As she guided a ship carrying 40 rescued, increasingly desperate migrants into port on the island of Lampedusa, Capt. Carola Rackete did not fully realize that she had become one of Italy’s most polarizing figures over the previous [...]

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Tripoli

An airstrike pulverized a migrant detention center in Libya late Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding another 130 in one of the deadliest assaults on civilians since Libya plunged into chaos in 2011. Libyan government officials [...]

Kansas GOP congressman pleased with treatment of migrants

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Republican congressman from Kansas says he is pleased with the quality of medical attention and housing in federal facilities at the southern border. The Kansas City Star reports Rep. Roger Marshall toured several [...]

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) – Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance – driven by an ersatz doctor – to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police [...]

Doctors, lawyers portray dire conditions for child migrants

CLINT, Texas (AP) – Immigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to immediately require inspections and let doctors into border detention facilities where they say sleep-deprived, flu-stricken children are languishing in filthy conditions. Doctors [...]