At least three people were hurt in a clash between asylum-seekers in a town on the Greek island of Samos, police sources said on Tuesday. They said the violence, apparently between groups of Syrians and Afghans,
In the past two months, President Joe Biden’s revised procedures for stemming the influx of asylum seekers across the Southern border have seemed to be working, substantially slowing the flow. But the difficulty in dealing administratively with the immigration situation was underscored when a federal judge in California ruled
The charity Migrants Organise has sent a pre-action letter to the Home Office calling for it to stop transfers “until and unless all concerns regarding the safety and suitability of the barge Bibby Stockholm have been adequately addressed, including the necessary fire safety checks”.
The change was announced shortly before a court order was to take effect that would have allowed the Biden administration to expel unaccompanied children seeking asylum under Title 42 authority, which was introduced in March 2020 to prevent spread of COVID-19.
Australia’s hardline immigration policy requires asylum seekers intercepted at sea trying to reach Australia to be sent to offshore detention centres. They are told they will never be settled in Australia and many have spent years in limbo.
Perhaps the most fitting sight of President Joe Biden’s recent trip to the 2,000-mile US-Mexico border was this one: He went to the less important bridge spanning the Rio Grande. In his brief and muted visit to my hometown of El Paso, where two nations meet, the president’s first stop was the Bridge of the Americas, presumably
The village of Linton-on-Ouse is usually a sleepy place, but its residents are up in arms at a UK government plan to house up to 1,500 asylum seekers, whose numbers will dwarf local residents. In mid-April, 43-year-old Steve says he was walking his dog
The clock strikes eight and Boris Johnson dials in for his interview on LBC from somewhere below the waterline of a toilet bowl in Cornwall. To what was almost certainly the relief, in equal parts, of both the prime minister and the listeners, not a word he uttered could be heard. This will have pleased
It was the kind of horror story that Americans had grown painfully used to reading during the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency: More than 100 US asylum seekers from strife-torn Haiti, suddenly deported across the US border into the dangerous crime-ridden Mexican city of Suarez, including mothers who had no diapers for their babies and kids with no shoes on their feet.
On Wednesday, Priti Patel stated in parliament that people crossing the Channel “are not genuine asylum seekers” and are only making the journey to live in UK hotels. It’s not the first time the home secretary has made harmful comments about refugees and asylum seekers.