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Immigrants, welcome and unwelcome in Europe

Desperate families facing ever new obstacles from weather, hunger and thirst to barbed wire fences - these pictures hammer at emotions for one tragic week after another.


Enforcement not the answer to Europe’s immigration problems

International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.


UN to EU: Take bold steps to rescue refugees

Senior UN officials demand that EU leaders create sufficient channels for safe and regular migration.


Globalization and NAFTA caused migration from Mexico

U.S. trade and immigration policy are linked. They are part of a single system, not separate and independent policies.


Germany: Fireworks past, present and future

BERLIN - New Year's Eve in Germany means fireworks!


Unhappy International Migrants Day

Migrants, who arrive by the thousands in Lampedusa fleeing war and insecurity in Africa/Syria, are shown being stripped naked and hosed down by authorities. 


Around world, migrants demand right to stay home

The immigration debate in the United States usually treats the migration of people into this country as something unique. But it is not.


Dominican court strips Haitian migrants of citizenship

On September 25, the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic decreed that between 200,000 and 300,000 persons born in the Dominican Republic of Haitian parentage must be stripped of their Dominican citizenship and the rights that go with it.


Lampedusa horror part of worldwide migration tragedy

More and more people in the U.S. realize that U.S. trade and economic policies are directly linked to the conditions that impel people to migrate in such numbers.


Why undocumented immigrants keep coming

On the night of May 1, 2013, a criminal gang attacked a group of impoverished Central American migrants, who were riding on the top of a freight train passing through Cosoalacaque, in Veracruz, Mexico.


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