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Winnipeg's undocumented: A case for access without fear 22.6.2018 - News for the rest of us
Karen Hamilton Krista Johnston Reports about refugees walking across the Canada-U.S. border beginning in the spring of 2017 renewed concerns about immigration policy and undocumented migrants in Winnipeg. In fact, the vast majority of migrants to Canada enter legally, through official ports of entry, and with documentation that is presented to and checked by border officials. Although walking across an international border is irregular, those who did so in 2017 were met by RCMP or Canada Border Services Agency officials, and their status as refugee claimants was both verified and documented. In short, these migrants did not enter illegally, their status as refugee claimants is legal, they are documented and their movement in Canada is tracked by border officials. But this does not mean that they have walked into all of the rights and entitlements of full Canadian citizenship. On the contrary: their status is legal but precarious, just as is the case for many of those who enter through Canada's temporary ...
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Denver DA dismisses sexual assault charges against son of former Mayor Wellington Webb 22.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann's office filed a motion Friday asking a judge to dismiss sexual assault charges against the son of former Mayor Wellington Webb after the alleged victim declined to testify.
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Suspected drug-intoxicated car thieves drive into drainage ditch 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The sight of a police car triggers different emotions depending on who you are and what you are doing.
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Denver federal jury finds Uzbekistan refugee guilty of aiding terror group 22.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
An Uzbekistan refugee was found guilty Thursday of three counts of aiding a terrorist organization after the Aurora man swore allegiance to the Islamic Jihad Union and told his daughter to pray he die a martyr in a holy war.
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The place to save desperate, crying kids isn't the U.S. border. It's Honduras and Guatemala | Will Bunch 21.6.2018 News
With our southern border in crisis, why has there been such little talk about what prompted thousands of families to make this dangerous cross-continent trek in the first place, or America's decades-long role in provoking that chaos?
Trump’s Secretary of State Is Apparently Clueless About This Week’s News 21.6.2018 Mother Jones
As the Trump administration tries to dig itself out of the firestorm it made, separating 2,342 migrant children from their parents in just five weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo decided it’d be good to celebrate the country’s legacy as safe haven for people fleeing violence and conflict. It is World Refugee Day after all. On Wednesday he released an incredibly tone-deaf statement, […]
He survived Cambodia's killing fields, only to be shot in West Philly by man with an AK-47 21.6.2018 News
A West Philly beer deli owner is in critical but stable condition after being shot during an apparent robbery attempt outside his store May 5.
Barack Obama Rebukes Trump’s Separation of Immigrant Families 21.6.2018 Mother Jones
Former President Barack Obama used the occasion of World Refugee Day on Wednesday to come out against the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families detained at the US border. His message posted to Facebook was eloquent but unambiguous in its criticism. He argued that empathy for immigrants is a core American value, and he […]
“The Most Dangerous and Difficult Journey:” Obama’s Head of Refugee Resettlement Explains the Border Crisis 20.6.2018 Mother Jones
At least 2,342 child migrants have been separated from their parents at the U.S. border in one month, a shocking statistic that has generated nearly nonstop media coverage in recent days. Since announcing a “zero tolerance” policy for illegal immigration in May, the Trump administration has alternated between a series of contradictory explanations for its […]
The refugees that the world barely pays attention too 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
They're known as 'climate refugees.' But there's not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
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Five Years Ago, She Fled Iraq as a Refugee. Today, She’s Showcasing at Some of the World’s Hottest Restaurants. 20.6.2018 Mother Jones
If there’s one thing 16-year-old Noor Anaee has noticed about her new country, it’s that not many Americans cook. We are seated on her couch next to her mother, Muna, in the Anaees’ modest, second-floor Oakland apartment. “They order food instead of making it because they don’t have time,” Noor observes. Back in Baghdad, where […]
Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.
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A record number of people were displaced in 2017 for 5th year in a row 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An average of 44,000 people were displaced every day, or one person every two seconds, according to a United Nations report. Conflict is the biggest factor driving displacement.
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Why Italy Dares to Turn Away Refugees 19.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Rome is reacting to a rising problem, but to EU elites such ideas remain unthinkable.
History repeats: When America turned away refugees 9.6.2018 News
In 1939, Ronnie Breslow of Elkins Park was an 8-year-old passenger aboard the St. Louis, the ship of 937 Jewish refugees that in flight from Nazi Germany was infamously turned away by the United States, Canada and Cuba.
White House's Hard Line on Refugees Reduces Number of North Korean Defectors 8.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
U.S. admission of North Korean refugees has almost ground to a halt since President Donald Trump took office because of his administration’s efforts to increase vetting of overseas arrivals.
Denver Police Department uses $240K grant to battle violent extremism 8.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Police Department is using a $240,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to counter violent extremism ranging from animal rights to white supremacy.
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Refugee Syrian chef turns nocturnal in Ramadan 7.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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Myanmar says willing to take back all Rohingya refugees 2.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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The gap between Trudeau's rhetoric and the reality for refugees widens 1.6.2018 - News for the rest of us
The gap between Trudeau's rhetoric and the reality for refugees widens
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