Attacks against Syrians in Turkey raise fears of escalation

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:42:33 +0000

Attacks against Syrians in Turkey raise fears of escalation

ISTANBUL — Ahmad Yassine was working in his barbershop in Istanbul’s working-class district of Kucukcekmece when he saw an angry crowd

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Democrats train fire on administration’s handling of migrants

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 22:31:55 +0000

Democrats train fire on administration's handling of migrants

WASHINGTON – Democrats pivoted Wednesday from a divisive fight over a border bill to what they label the government’s “willful neglect” and “callous” treatment of thousands of detained migrants, even as President Donald Trump defended Border Patrol agents and said many people being held “are living far better now than where they came from.”

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Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:29:54 +0000

Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow

COMITAN, Mexico – Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants.

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Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 22:48:47 +0000

Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

PORTLAND, Maine – Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.

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Mexico publishes Trump’s ‘secret deal’ on migration

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:41:04 +0000

Mexico publishes Trump's 'secret deal' on migration

  MEXICO CITY — Mexico published the document Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump fleetingly showed the press this week as evidence he had extracted tough new concessions on migration from the neighboring country. Trump theatrically waved the one-page document in front of reporters Tuesday, fending off critics who said his use of tariff threats […]

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US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:38:28 +0000

US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs

WASHINGTON  — Ending a second day of tense negotiations, U.S. and Mexican officials failed Thursday to reach a deal to avert import tariffs

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Italy driver hijacks, torches school bus carrying dozens of children

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:17:05 +0000

Italy driver hijacks, torches school bus carrying dozens of children

Italian police on Wednesday rescued 51 children taken hostage by their school bus driver, who doused the vehicle in petrol and set it alight

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EU, Arab leaders vow to boost security, migration ties

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 23:30:18 +0000

EU, Arab leaders vow to boost security, migration ties

Leaders from European Union and Arab League countries pledged Sunday to boost cooperation in the fight against terrorism and to tackle unauthorized migration at a first-ever summit high in symbolism but likely to yield few concrete results.

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