Netanyahu announces ‘mission’ to expel remaining African migrants from Israel

Illegal African migrants found still living in Israel by April could face indefinite imprisonment if they don’t leave voluntarily. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to expel remaining “illegal infiltrators” from Africa. “We have expelled about 20,000 and now the mission is to get the rest out,” Netanyahu said on Wednesday in public remarks at […]

43% of unaccompanied ‘underage’ migrants in Germany turn out to be adults – report

Some 43 percent of migrants in Germany who claim to be underage are actually adults, local media reports, citing official data. The figures for one of Germany’s major cities, Hamburg, are even higher. Out of a total of 55,890 asylum seekers claiming to be under the age of 18 and being treated as such by […]

Police open fire on car carrying 9 migrants in Calais – reports

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 11:09 A car carrying nine Iraqi and Afghan migrants tried to plow through a police roadblock in the northern French city of Calais on Saturday. As the car, which was reportedly carrying smugglers, sped towards police, officers had to use their weapons to force the car to stop and at […]

Outsourcing the problem: UK to pay France millions to block new wave of Calais migrants

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 11:50 Britain will give France extra cash to bolster the UK border at Calais after a surge in attempted illegal crossings. Migrants and refugees spend their days huddled under bridges around the French port, hoping to smuggle themselves into the UK. Sources in France told The Times that ministers are […]

Danish immigration minister flees deportation center chased by angry migrants (VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 08:32 Police and security had to intervene to help the Danish immigration and integration minister escape a potential assault by a crowd of rejected asylum-seekers, indignant over her decision to focus attention on only one family in the deportation facility. On what was supposed to be a photo op on […]

Only 3% of 2.2mn migrants who entered Europe since 2015 sent home – Pew Research

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 04:50 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2017 04:50 More than half of the immigrants who arrived in the EU, Norway and Switzerland in 2015 and 2016 still have no legal asylum status, and only 3 percent of the 2.2 million newcomers were returned to their homeland. READ MORE: Migrants rush across […]

Canada deported hundreds of migrants to war-torn countries – govt data

As Canada faces a record number of migrants applying for asylum, the country has responded by deporting people to countries deemed too dangerous for civilians, according to government data obtained by Reuters. Despite the government deeming certain places unsafe and suspending or deferring deportations there, the nation still sent 249 people to 11 such countries […]

Migrants rush across Sicilian beach after dramatic boat landing (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Sep, 2017 16:56 Police are searching for dozens of migrants who landed on a Sicilian beach via boat. The alarm was raised by sunbathers after the migrants rushed past them on the beach in Giallonardo. Dozens of migrants were filmed disembarking the boat on Wednesday before rushing across the sand. Beachgoers can […]