Category Archives: Migration

Europe no sanctuary for Afghan asylum seekers | Al Jazeera English

Afghans hoping to escape violence and a lack of economic prospects at home face new challenges and new abuses in Europe. Continue reading…

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Overgrep mot etiopiske kvinner | Nye meninger | Dagsavisen

Det er urovekkende at UDI skriver at de ikke har opplysninger om at seksualisert vold benyttes av etiopisk politi og styresmakter. Informasjonen har vært tilgjengelig i mange år fra mange anerkjente kilder. Les mer…

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No Conviction, No Freedom: Immigration Authorities Locked 13,000 In Limbo | Huffington Post

On a single day this past fall, the United States government held 13,185 people in immigration detention who had not been convicted of a crime, some of whom will not be charged with one, according to information The Huffington Post obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. Instead, at a cost of roughly 2 million taxpayer dollars per day, the men and women were detained while immigration authorities sorted out their fates. Continue reading…

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Greece must not leave asylum seekers at the mercy of extremists | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

As Greece struggles to avoid economic meltdown, dark-skinned immigrants and asylum seekers have become scapegoats in racially motivated attacks that, according to the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, have become an almost daily occurrence in Athens. Continue reading…

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Voto Latino: Occupy ICE: Growing Beyond Occupied Tents | Huffington Post.com

So what does immigration have to do with Occupy Wall Street? Well, for starters, it’s all about corporate greed. Read more….

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