immigrants News

New report shows 41 million displaced by conflict, tensions

The report released Friday focuses on internally displaced people, not refugees who have fled their home countries.

One day with a family of five as it struggles to keep up with the 'migrant caravan'

How the family of five from Honduras ended up joining the caravan and their struggles as they dream of reaching the US.


Guatemalan migrants, Arizona residents among 8 dead in crash

Arizona officials have not said whether the SUV was being used for a smuggling operation. But court records show the driver and passenger of the vehicle were previously convicted of immigrant smuggling charges

Detained immigrants in Texas on hunger strike -rights group

Fathers had staged sit-ins, children were refusing to take part in school activities, and some fathers had started a hunger strike, RAICES spokeswoman Jennifer Falcon said.

Most children, parents separated at US-Mexican border reunited

The government did not say in the call or in its court filing how many of those parents were deported. One immigrant, Douglas Almendarez, told Reuters he believed that returning to Honduras was the only way to be reunited with his 11-year-old son.

More than 90 Indians caught up in UK's 'Windrush' immigration scandal

The 'Windrush scandal' emerged as UK-based Jamaicans faced forced deportations due to lack of documentary evidence that they had the legal right to be in Britain.


Donald Trump orders end to program protecting immigrant 'dreamers'

Obama slammed the decision as "wrong," "self-defeating'' and "cruel.'' House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called it "a deeply shameful act of political cowardice and a despicable assault on innocent young people in communities across America.''

US Court: Unaccompanied immigrant children have the right to a Court hearing before being detained

With tens of thousands of unaccompanied children entering U.S., a federal appeals court said immigrant children who cross the border without their parents have the right to a court hearing to challenge any decision to detain them.

Singapore should 'manage' population inflow carefully: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

About 30,000 babies are born as citizens every year and, to top up, about 20,000 foreigners become new citizens annually.

Immigration group planned girl's pope encounter for a year

"We planned to do this from the moment we learned he was coming to the States," Juan Jose Gutierrez of the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition told The Associated Press.