On a border visit last week to highlight illegal immigration, President Trump proclaimed, “Our country is full.” The reality is quite different.
This two-block commercial strip of the Midwood neighbourhood features a mosque, halal markets and restaurants, and tailor shops with colorful shalwar kameez pantsuits, all catering to the Pakistani immigrant community wedged between a Jewish neighbourhood and a Mexican enclave on Coney Island Avenue.
I’m not afraid of migrants. I’m not afraid of people fleeing violence in search of a better life. I’m not afraid of asylum seekers. And I’m certainly not afraid of a president who thinks he can scare a large swath of his fellow citizens — you know, the ones he’s supposed to represent — by threatening to send busloads of migrants and asylum seekers into their cities.
Following a tip-off, state police intercepted a group of migrants who had been taken out of trucks in a western part of the city, which lies across the border from McAllen, Texas.
US President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved.
Dozens of migrants stuck on a ship since their rescue in the Mediterranean 10 days ago, arrived in Malta after four European countries agreed to take them in.
US President Donald Trump said Friday he is seriously considering funneling detained illegal migrants into the self-declared sanctuary cities that oppose his tough immigration policies. Trump’s announcement on Twitter reversed a previous White House assurance that the idea −
Pope Francis has called for tolerance and peace at a mass for thousands of Catholics during a rare visit by a pontiff to Morocco, after warning the faithful there against trying to convert others.
The fighting in Libya’s capital has reached a detention centre holding hundreds of detained migrants and refugees, the UN said on Tuesday.