About a dozen refugee activists were chanting as Djokovic and Border Force guards drove into the underground garage of the hotel, which is also being used to hold 33 asylum seekers and travellers in COVID-19 quarantine.
According to Reuters photographer, the attacker, a white man wearing a striped shirt, arrived at the center in a white SEAT sports car, then got out of it and threw three petrol bombs, none of which caught fire.
After a difficult first year in office, Vice President Kamala Harris enjoyed a homecoming of sorts on Friday, taking a helicopter tour in Southern California mountains to highlight new funding for federal wildfire programmes.
Even before President Donald Trump announced that he intends to temporarily suspend immigration to the US because of COVID-19, it was becoming clear that the effect of the virus on migration would be powerful, long lasting and unfortunate. Many countries besides the US have already shuttered or severely limited entry from foreigners — and many of those restrictions will not be so easily removed when the worst of the pandemic has passed.
My fingers shook as they pressed into the scanner at my citizenship appointment. Forcing a smile, I thought: I’ve come so far, I won’t risk saying anything now. My UK passport would be in hand soon enough — and this would all be over.
After Ismail Khan, a former Afghan interpreter for the US Army, applied for a special immigrant visa to come to the United States, he waited more than two years. During that time, he lived with constant threats, unable to work or stay in one place for too long.
The latest net migration statistics published on 27 May are a much-delayed snapshot of England and Wales. The Office for National Statistics notes that new data from the year up to June 2019 should be viewed with some caution as Covid impacted its data collection.
More than 300,000 died, 1.5 million were injured and tens of thousands fled. Eleven years after Haiti’s crushing 7.0 earthquake, many of those who left are still struggling to rebuild, their future unclear in countries across the Americas.
President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin “fairly soon” as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be “ready” when immigration officers come.