Category Archives: Refugees

This is it: The total destruction of Europe has just been decided upon

It will now become much easier for ‘refugees’ from Africa to seek asylum in Europe, according to a new agreement between four western European countries and Chad and Niger. “Particularly vulnerable refugees” will now be able to apply for asylum in Europe directly in place in the African countries.

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Hiring refugees: ‘we have an amazing wealth of talent on our hands’

“Can you drive a truck? It’s a temporary job with a Saudi Arabian company.”

Laughing with customers one baking hot Saturday last month, while encouraging them to taste chai teas from a market stall in Forest Hill, south-east London, marked a momentous occasion for Ahmed Yousefi*. After a long battle to find employment, it was the Iranian refugee’s first day of work since arriving in the UK eight months ago. “I really enjoyed it as I could practise my English and meet different people,” says Yousefi, whose dream is to be a dentist. “It’s interesting – I think it’ll be a fun place to work.”

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Migrants seek safe passage out from ‘Trump’s country’

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, migrants who came to the U. S. from across the globe — Syria, Congo, Haiti, elsewhere — arrive here where Roxham Road dead-ends so they can walk into Canada, hoping its policies will give them the security they believe the political climate in the United States does not.

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1,000 African Migrants Armed With Sticks, Improvised Spears Storm Spanish Border

According to Ceuta’s Civil Guard Command, at least three Spanish officers and 10 Moroccans were injured as authorities managed to push back the “extremely violent” mob of African migrants brandishing sticks, hand-made spears, and sharp objects, some of whom were throwing stones at police.

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Border-crossers being misled about ‘easy’ asylum in Canada, advocates say

Community advocates say they’re concerned about misinformation spreading among the Haitian refugees flocking from the U.S. to Montreal, where many have been falsely led to believe that finding asylum will be “easy.”

Hundreds of these refugees have already taken up temporary residence in and around the city’s Olympic Stadium, while they await processing as refugee claimants from Haiti and, more recently, Donald Trump’s United States. But members of Montreal’s existing Haitian community say the new arrivals are chasing false hope fuelled by incorrect information on social media.

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No need to fear influx of refugees into Quebec, UN says

Given the proven track record of the province and country to accommodate newcomers into their global mix, including the most recent influx, Quebec need not fear an inundation, said Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the representative in Canada for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which works to settle those displaced by war, violence, disaster or persecution. In fact, both Canada and Quebec should bring in even more refugees, for their own benefit and for those in need of safe haven.

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Germany must act now to stop re-run of refugee crisis, Merkel rival says

In September 2015, Merkel threw open Germany’s borders to thousands of migrants to avoid a humanitarian disaster – a move that later hit her popularity and boosted the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD), though her conservatives have since recovered and support for the AfD has dropped.

Martin Schulz, whose Social Democrats (SPD) are lagging far behind Merkel in the polls ahead of a Sept. 24 election, warned against a repeat scenario after more than 93,000 mainly sub-Saharan African and Bangladeshi migrants have arrived by boat in southern Italy so far in 2017, up 17 percent on the same period last year.

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