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Hungary illegally held asylum seekers, ECJ rules
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Hungary illegally held asylum seekers, ECJ rules

The EU’s highest court has ruled that Hungarian authorities circumvented EU law by holding Afghan and Iranian asylum seekers in…
Greece to “shut the door” to migrants not entitled to asylum, PM says
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Greece to “shut the door” to migrants not entitled to asylum, PM says

ATHENS (Reuters) — Greece said on Friday it was deploying more border guards to “shut the door” to migrants not…
Work not handouts: entrepreneurs reboot image of refugees
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Work not handouts: entrepreneurs reboot image of refugees

 LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Stuck in a former Dutch prison housing asylum seekers, Syrian software trainer Tey el-Rjula conjured…
Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy
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Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues…
Russia tells Syrian asylum seekers: You need to go home
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Russia tells Syrian asylum seekers: You need to go home

MOSCOW (Reuters) – In pre-war Syria, Safaa al-Kurdi sold wedding dresses. Fed up with the conflict, the mother-of-three fled Damascus…
Braving dangerous waters, Iranians seek better life in Britain
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Braving dangerous waters, Iranians seek better life in Britain

LIVERPOOL (Reuters) – The traffickers told Fardin Gholami that a fishing boat would take him from France to England at…
Mexico deports scores of Central American migrants
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Mexico deports scores of Central American migrants

  Mexico deported scores of Central American migrants arrested after hundreds forced their way through a Mexican police blockade and…
Mexico opposes U.S. plan to make it take asylum seekers – document, source
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Mexico opposes U.S. plan to make it take asylum seekers – document, source

Mexico is opposed to a U.S. request to make people seeking asylum in the United States apply in Mexico instead,…
Central American ‘caravan’ women and children enter U.S., defying Trump
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Central American ‘caravan’ women and children enter U.S., defying Trump

Hopes rose on Tuesday among a caravan of migrants who traveled from Central America to seek asylum in the United…
French parliament passes sweeping immigration law
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French parliament passes sweeping immigration law

The bill aims to ease bureaucracy, support migrant integration and speed up deportations, among other measures. But it was not…
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