Immigration

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‘World cannot look away from suffering of refugees fleeing fighting in Syria’, says aid agency CARE

'Terrified, exhausted and often with no idea where to go next', more than 140,000 Syrian people who have fled the violence in Kobane for Turkey are in desperate need of support from the international community.TURKEY-(September 30, 2014)--CARE is on the ... [Published Noodls - 50 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 15 reports

AI raps EU for failing to save migrants

Amnesty International (AI) has criticized the European Union for failing to provide sufficient resources in order to rescue migrants and refugees trying to reach its shores. According to a report released by the international rights group on Tuesday, ... [Published Press tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 12 reports

Australia Makes Deal to Send Refugees to Cambodia

By Max Bartels  Impunity Watch Reporter, Oceania    Canberra, Australia  On Friday, Australia’s Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, signed a deal with Cambodia’s Interior Minister Sar Kheng for Cambodia to accept some of Australia’s rejected ... [Published Impunity Watch - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Cambodia, Refugees, Nauru
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

UNHCR Executive Committee renews commitment to Africa's refugees

Today, at the end of a high-level meeting held in Geneva, the 94 member states of UNHCR's Executive Committee renewed their commitment to preventing humanitarian emergencies in Africa and ending protracted displacement situations on the continent.read ... [Published PressReleasePoint - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

Employers hiring migrants ‘also more likely to offer local job opportunities’

Employers are turning to migrant labour to help grow their businesses, but these organisations are also more likely to offer local, entry-level job opportunities than those that don’t employ migrant workers.Research published today by the Chartered Institute ... [Published Ri 5 - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 11 reports

After abuses, German state reforms security measures at refugee facilities

The many asylum seekers who had travelled to Germany for safety "need humane care...the assaults [that occurred earlier this week] are the opposite of human dignity," Ralf Jäger, the interior minister of the North Rhine Westphalia (NRW), told reporters ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Refugees, Abuse, Reformism
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 7 reports

Lebanon: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Daily Statistics (as of 25 Sep 2014)

Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 15 reports

Report: 40,000 migrant deaths since 2000

Every day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2 ... [Published WPBF - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 14 reports

3 000 Africans die trying to cross into Europe in 2014

More than 3,000 African migrants have died while trying to cross the Mediterranean sea into Europe, this year alone, a new study has revealed.According to a study conducted by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), conflicts in the Middle ... [Published The Africa Report - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 9 reports

UNHCR WARNS AGAINST OVERLOOKING HUMANITARIAN CRISES IN AFRICA

GENEVA, Sept 30 (NNN-UNNS) -- The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned the international community about the risks of overlooking the humanitarian crises in Africa, calling for a renewed commitment to preventing conflict and ... [Published NAM News Network - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 21 reports

Explainer: Does Cambodia refugee deal comply with the convention?

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng toast the resettlement deal, which has alarmed refugee advocates. EPA/Mak RemissaThe Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Australia and Cambodia raises important questions ... [Published Conversation AU - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 15 reports

Syrian Refugees Watch ISIS Attack Their Homes

Richard Engel reports from the Turkish border near the Syrian town of Kobani, where ISIS militants are advancing.Read full story ... [Published WPXI - 22 hours ago]

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Twenty-five-year-old Mariam Üstün said: "There is bombing in Kobane, we were scared and had to leave, we had no time so we just left in the clothes we are wearing. My uncle is sick, we have just a few days of medicine left. We have no idea what will happen next, we are just hoping it will get better as we have no income here."
"We are going from Poti to Tbilisi, to the office of the Prime Minister. And we do not know when we come to Tbilisi. During our way, other people will likely join us, and many refugees want to join the protest action" the "Georgia Online" quotes one of the activists as saying at the protest action held on September 29
...7 million people who have been hard to reach for months, some for years, continues to be a major challenge," Amos said. "Parties to the conflict also continue to blockade deliveries to areas outside of their control. This includes arm opposition groups in Aleppo governorate which have prevented aid to be delivered to areas under the control of ISIL."
...That's not fair to the teachers and not fair to the students in the classroom," Vitter said. "President Obama's failure to enforce basic immigration laws is now causing a huge financial burden for Louisiana."

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In Georgia, refugees plan to march from Poti to... [Published Caucasian Knot - 1 hour ago]
191,000 dead, 3 million refugees in Syria, UN says [Published Live 5 WCSC - 1 hour ago]
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Immigrant Groups Try to Block Termination of He... [Published Washington Wire - 1 hour ago]
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Anjem Choudary, in His Own Words [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 1 hour ago]
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Australia Makes Deal to Send Refugees to Cambodia [Published Impunity Watch - 2 hours ago]
Obama administration faces immigration deadline [Published Kentucky.com - 2 hours ago]
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Iraq: Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: World Food Programme, UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic 100% Syrian refugees in camp settings are currently receiving food assistance AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS: •32,703 persons received in-kind food in seven ...
Iraq: Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: World Health Organization, UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic 100% of Syrian Refugees (215,303) have access to health care AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS: • More than 21,000 refugees utilized available primary, secondary ...
Iraq: Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic 2,978 refugees are accessing livelihood opportunities as of July 2014 AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS: In Erbil, DRC found jobs for 82 Syrian refugees (30 women and 52 men). As part ...
Iraq: Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic Out of 215,303 refugees in Iraq: 213,736 are registered and 1,567 are waiting for registration AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS: The biometric registration system for Syrian refugees ...
Iraq: Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic As of August 92,902 refugees are benefiting from shelter facilities (tents and when necessary replacement of tents) in camps, whereas 48,340 are benefiting from improved shelter ...
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Refugees of the Bosphorus  [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
"They slaughtered our children" - Syrian refuge... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 23 2014]
More clashes on Syrian-Turkish border as refuge... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 22 2014]
Tension and tear gas as Turkey deals with Kurdi... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 19 2014]
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IOM Supports Turkey’s Relief Effort in Providin... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Sep 26 2014]
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Syrian Refugees in Jordan Receive Shoes [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Sep 23 2014]
IOM Builds Capacity of South Sudan’s Immigratio... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Sep 05 2014]
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