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Migrants claiming they ‘just want to get to NY’ broke into elderly Texas farmer’s house: grandson thumbnail
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Migrants claiming they ‘just want to get to NY’ broke into elderly Texas farmer’s house: grandson

A Texas farmer claims he witnessed eight migrants on the run from border agents break into his 95-year-old grandfather’s home — as one declared “we just want to get to New York.” The man, who can see the border wall from his front door, said in a video posted to TikTok Wednesday that the men…

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Nearly 700 migrants cross English Channel

Almost 700 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in a single day – a record for the year so far, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.Some 696 made the journey in 14 boats on Monday, with large groups of migrants – including young children – seen being brought ashore in Ramsgate.The latest…

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Migrants in Libya forced into rape for food: UN

Jordan’s King Abdullah pledges to hold those responsible for chlorine explosion to account AMMAN: Jordan’s King Abdullah II has called for those responsible for the deadly gas leak on Monday to be held accountable. At least 13 people were killed and 250 were taken ill when a chlorine tank exploded at the Red Sea port…

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At least migrants 35 dead or presumed dead off coast of Libya

A migrant boat has capsized off the Libyan coast, leaving at least 35 people dead or presumed dead, the UN migration agency said. The shipwreck took place on Friday off the western Libyan city of Sabratha, a major launching point for the mainly African migrants making the dangerous voyage across the Mediterranean, said the International…

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International Migrants Day – migrants stepping up in the COVID-19 response

On International Migrants Day 2021, WHO/Europe is showing the many ways refugees and migrants are contributing to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Many migrants across Europe are working on the frontlines in hospitals and care homes for older people, while others have stepped up and started volunteering. Every day, they are supporting health systems and communities…

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More than 30 migrants feared drowned after trying to cross Channel from France

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Migrants from 12 countries among 600 found in two trucks in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Migrants from 12 countries were among 600 people found hidden in the back of two trucks in eastern Mexico on Friday, most of them from neighboring Guatemala, the government’s National Migration Institute (INM) said on Saturday.The INM said 401 of the people were from Guatemala, 53 from Honduras, 40 from the…

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Eritrean migrants struck by train in northern France

/ Europe Issued on: 04/11/2021 – 21:24 Police officers patrol near a migrant camp in Calais, northern France, on October 14, 2021. © Christophe Ena, AP A train running in northern France hit a group of migrants walking along the tracks near Calais, killing one person and injuring three others, local authorities said on Twitter.…

Spain says 8,000 migrants arrived in Ceuta since Monday, half sent back to Morocco thumbnail
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Spain says 8,000 migrants arrived in Ceuta since Monday, half sent back to Morocco

Best of shopping Log in Sign up. Why? Log out news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site>news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site News.com.auNationalWorldLifestyleTravelEntertainmentTechnologyFinanceSportSearch breaking newsAround 8,000 migrants have arrived in Spain’s north African enclave of Ceuta since Monday, and around half have been sent back to Morocco, the Spanish government said Tuesday.AFPMay 19, 20212:45amAround 8,000 migrants…

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Refugees and migrants hosted in Serbian reception centres get their COVID-19 vaccine doses

Refugees and migrants may live highly insecure lives, often in fear and without access to essential health and other services. Their living circumstances can also put them at heightened risk of COVID-19 infection, and the pandemic has consequently had a disproportionate impact on refugee and migrant communities.Protecting the health of refugees and migrants is crucial…