News headlines for “Immigration”

  1. Conditions worsen for stranded migrants along Belarus-EU border

    - UN News

    At least eight people have died along the border between Belarus and the European Union, where multiple groups of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants have been stranded for weeks in increasingly dire conditions. 

  2. Libyan Government plan needed to end ‘dire situation’ of asylum seekers, refugees

    - UN News

    The Libyan government must immediately address the dire situation of asylum-seekers and refugees, in a humane manner, consistent with international human rights law, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday. 

  3. Humanitarian assistance stepped up on Yemen's west coast, amid clashes

    - UN News

    Humanitarian assistance has been ramped up on Yemen's west coast where ongoing violence has increased the needs of communities displaced by years of conflict, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday.

  4. 10 Days to Defeat 2547 Miles of Pain

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (IPS) - They call it the Tlaxcala-New York Route. Between one end and the other, there are 2547 miles. An infamous road that today is one of the most important channel for human trafficking gangs. And a route seemingly impossible to destroy because of its million-dollar profits.

  5. Afghanistan: Reuniting families on the run should be priority, urges UNHCR

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday urged countries to step up reunification for Afghans whose families remain in the country or who are displaced across the region, as the humanitarian crisis in their homeland worsens. 

  6. Winning the Human Race, Together

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    NEW YORK, Oct 14 (IPS) - “Now is the time for a stronger, more networked and inclusive multilateral system anchored in the United Nations,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his latest report “Our Common Agenda.” Indeed, there is a fork in the road: we can either choose to breakdown or to breakthrough.

  7. Alert over spike in security operations against Libya migrants

    - UN News

    Migrants and asylum seekers in Libya have been facing increasingly heavy-handed treatment from targeted security operations, that have resulted in at least one death and a steep increase in detentions. 

  8. UNHCR recommends the end of refugee status for Ivorians by June

    - UN News

    Following an in-depth analysis of the situation in Côte d’Ivoire, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, recommended on Thursday that countries hosting Ivorians end their refugee status, and help them to voluntarily repatriate, obtain permanent residency or began the naturalization process to remain.

  9. The CDC Turns Its Back on Migrants and Science

    - Inter Press Service

    PHILADELPHIA, US, Oct 07 (IPS) - Last month, asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border appeared to have won a victory, however temporary, in their last-ditch bid for safety in the United States. It was also a victory for evidence-based public health policy.

  10. UN rights chief calls for investigation into ‘heartbreaking’ killing of veteran Rohingya activist

    - UN News

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday called for a prompt, thorough, and effective investigation into the killing of a veteran Rohingya refugee activist at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.   

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