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June 21, 2018 1:32 PM Libyan coast guard rescues over 520 Europe-bound migrants

CAIRO (AP) - Libya's coast guard has rescued three groups of more than 520 African migrants, including at least 10 women and 49 children, and recovered four bodies in the Mediterranean Sea east of the capital, Tripoli, over two days, a spokesman said Thursday. One group of some 300 people embarked on the perilous trip for Europe on rubber boats but their 32

June 20, 2018 1:24 AM Defiant Trump says migrants will ‘infest’ America

DONALD Trump declared he would not let immigrants “infest” America, amid a growing backlash yesterday at separating children from their detained parents. The US President said without the hardline policy, illegal immigrants would “pour into” America and destroy the country. In the clip, posted by the ProPublica website, a six-year-old Salvadoran girl, Alison 31

June 18, 2018 11:39 AM Rescued migrants in Spain seeking French asylum

More than 300 migrants who are in Spain after their rescue boat was rejected by other European governments are requesting to be granted asylum in France, a top Spanish official has said. Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo told Spanish radio Cadena Ser that half of the 630 migrants who arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday – on ships including 29

June 18, 2018 7:12 AM Safe after a week at sea: Ships carrying 630 African migrants including pregnant women and children finally dock in Spain after being refused entry to Italy and Malta

Three ships carrying a total of 630 migrants from Africa have finally docked in Spain after they were rescued off Libyan shores and Italy and Malta refused them entry. Italian coastguard vessel Dattilo arrived just before 7am on Sunday with 270 migrants on board, followed by the NGO-managed Aquarius ship carrying 106 and Italian navy boat Orione with the final 33 1

June 17, 2018 8:50 AM Spain welcomes migrants as disputed Aquarius ship arrives in Valencia after Italy snub

SPAIN has welcomed 630 migrants who were stranded in the Mediterranean after being turned away by Italy and Malta. An Italian navy boat, known as the Dattilo, which had some of the migrants on board entered the port of Valencia shortly before 7am this morning. It was followed shortly afterwards by the Aquarius, which rescued the migrants last weekend 46

June 14, 2018 7:43 AM Immigration rules for non-EU doctors and nurses to be 'softened'

The move is expected to be announced on Friday as part of a drive to let in more highly-skilled migrants in the run up to Brexit. The move is expected to be announced by Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Friday as part of a drive to let in more highly-skilled migrants in the run up to Brexit. Medics will reportedly be excluded from the "tier two" visa cap, which 47

May 7, 2018 9:20 AM Libyan coast guard intercepts more migrants in Mediterranean

CAIRO (AP) - Libya's coast guard said Monday it has intercepted boats carrying hundreds of migrants, including women and children, in the Mediterranean Sea. It says three boats were stopped on Sunday before leaving Libyan territorial waters off the coast of western districts close to Tunisia. The first boat was carrying 98 migrants, including nine women 18

April 22, 2018 12:22 AM Jacob Rees-Mogg SKEWERS the Home Office for 'deep-rooted FAILURES' over immigration

JACOB Rees-Mogg has said the Home Office is suffering from “deep-rooted failures” as concerns from Brexiteers begin to soar after the department's failure to produce a post-Brexit immigration policy. Mr Rees-Mogg, who is the head of the 60-strong European Research Group of Tory backbenchers, said the Home Office was “failing to manage policy properly 100

April 13, 2018 3:06 PM Nearly 500 migrants rescued from central Mediterranean

The Italian coastguard says three separate operations saw hundreds of people rescued from inflatable boats. The migrants were rescued in three separate operations on the sea the crossing between Libya and Italy. Considered the deadliest crossing in the world, the stretch of water has become a route for hundreds of thousands of people attempting to reach 69

April 5, 2018 4:49 PM Migrant surge blamed on EU for failing to pay €3billion promised to Turkey two years ago to stem the flow

A surge in migration is being blamed on the European Union failing to pay €3billion to Turkey to help stem the flow. Turkey agreed to take back refugees and migrants who reached Greece illegally in return for €6billion in aid in 2016. The deal significantly reduced the number of people arriving on Greek islands from Turkey. The first payment of €3billion 39