Immigration is not only a U.S phenomena. Across the globe, bodies move in search of better opportunities many escaping from war and persecution as governments struggle to address needs of displaced people.

During the final days of 2017, IOM succeeded in completing two movements of stranded Somalis and Ethiopians out of Yemen, despite immense challenges.

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Most of the seven southern states are on the front line of migration flows to Europe and want to see greater burden sharing on asylum seekers.

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Burma has admitted that its troops were involved in the killing of ten Rohingya Muslims who were found in a mass grave last month in the country's northern state of Rakhine, where its military has been accused of ethnic cleansing.

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What does it mean to be resilient — to be able to face trauma and get through it? In different cultures, the source of that strength can be very different. That's the finding in a study published in the journal Child Development. The researchers interviewed Syrian tweens and teens who had been displaced because of war.

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The European Union's migration policy has failed, says Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, as he and his Polish counterpart demanded a bigger say in the bloc's future.

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Italy is extending a lifeline to families in need through its Humanitarian Corridors Programme.

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched today an urgent appeal calling for 1,300 resettlement places to be made available by the end of March 2018.

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Members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) and Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives argued on Wednesday about repatriating Syrian refugees accused of crimes, a potential foretaste of coalition negotiations on immigration.

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International Olympic Committee and UNHCR team up in 'Become the Light' campaign for refugee camps without adequate lighting.

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Austria became the latest European country to take a sharp turn right on Sunday, with the conservative People’s Party riding a hard-line position on immigration to victory in national elections and likely to form a government with a nationalist party that has long advocated for an even tougher stance. 

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Senior United Nations officials are urging the international community to come together in support of a 23 October pledging conference to “send a strong message to Rohingya refugees and their generous hosts in Bangladesh that the world is there for them in their greatest time of need.”

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President: Lebanon 'can no longer cope' with Syrian refugees

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Europe Will Take 50,000 Migrants Directly From Africa To Deter Deadly Sea Crossing

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The tiny Greek island of Tilos has embraced and employed refugee families from war-torn Syria.

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Supported by the University of Geneva, the InZone project makes degree-level courses available to those for whom university is out of reach.

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Two years after welcoming 48,000 Syrians into Canada, Ottawa is faced with the 'echo effect' — a surge in demand to sponsor the resettled refugees’ family members.

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About half of those who applied for asylum in Europe during the refugee surge of 2015 and 2016 were still waiting to learn their fate as of the end of last

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Across Europe, grassroots efforts have emerged in the wake of crisis that draw members of the public into the process of receiving refugees and supporting their integration. This policy brief examines the many forms community-based or private sponsorship can take, what benefits such approaches may hold for European communities, and the tradeoffs policymakers face in their implementation.

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UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi highlights the government's efforts to give those fleeing conflict and persecution a chance at productive lives.

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Uganda is the center of the world's fastest growing refugee crisis: every day around 2,000 people stream across Uganda's borders fleeing famine, drought and violence in neighboring countries. The South Sudan-Uganda refugee crisis is becoming a test for donor governments to show that the extraordinarily progressive and open-door policy to refugees of Uganda is a viable, humanitarian and sustainable alternative to how refugees are hosted in several countries in the Middle East and Europe. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have joined forces to support the Uganda policy for the most vulnerable of the Persons of Concern, by empowering Refugees and Hosting Communities with the tools to ensure that their voice is represented in the important decisions around the creation and daily management of refugee settlements.

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With many European Union member states lukewarm about taking in migrants, Hungary and Slovakia stood out by trying to overturn a quota system in court.

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Thousands of ethnic Rohingya cross into neighbouring Bangladesh, but they are not welcome.

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As thousands flee violent street gangs for safety in Mexico, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi highlights important new efforts to strengthen integration.

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France hopes to organize a conference on the return of Syrian refugees in Lebanon at the beginning of next year, President Emmanuel Macron said after meeting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Paris on Friday. As Paris seemed uncertain on its attitude...

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Germany said on Monday it had reached a deal with Egypt to stem the flow of migrants from the Arab country, part of a broader push by Berlin to head off waves of migrants that have stoked domestic political tensions.

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France hosts summit with leaders from Europe and Africa to discuss how to stem an influx of refugees to the continent.

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The vast majority of Turkey's nearly 3.2 million Syrian asylum seekers live in cities, putting pressure on the limited resources and legal authority of local governments to serve them. This article examines Istanbul's creative approaches to meeting the needs of this vulnerable population while balancing the concerns of local citizens.

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Historically, immigrants helped to shape Brazilian society. But today they are being told to 'go home'.

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On April 18, Australia abolished a popular work visa it granted to 95,000 foreign workers every year.

Indians used to get close to 25,000 of these. The programme known as 457 visa allows businesses to employ foreign workers for a period of up to four years in skilled jobs where there is a shortage of Australian workers. The new norms require higher Eng lish-language proficiency and job skills.

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Manus Island detainee class action begins Megan Neil, Australian Associated Press May 28, 2017 12:53pm Fifty current and former Manus Island detainees will give evidence in a class action their lawyers say will shine a light on conditions in the offshore immigration detention centre. The 1905 group members are seeking compensation for alleged physical and psychological injuries they argue they suffered as a result of the conditions on which they were held on Manus Island.

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TAORMINA, ITALY — Italy chose to host a Group of Seven summit of wealthy nations on a hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean, looking to draw attention to the migrant crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of people set sail from Africa in search of a better life in Europe. But world leaders on Saturday said little that will help Italy manage the steady flow of migrants to its shores or enable it to cope with the growing number of new arrivals.

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Home Page » NEWS 13.05.2017 11:44 A “ferry service” that encourages people smugglers or an essential humanitarian rescue service that saves thousands of African migrants making a dangerous sea crossing to Europe? This debate among EU officials about the role of aid groups in the Mediterranean highlights their dilemma between the moral and legal obligation of helping those in need, and growing pressure from voters to keep them away.

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Wednesday 10 May 2017 07.30 BST Last modified on Wednesday 10 May 2017 07.57 BST A fter finishing the couscous and arroz con leche cooked by a semi-clandestine group of local volunteers, the unaccompanied boys disappear into the night as quickly as they appeared. Minutes earlier, when the locals drove along a coastal road edging the fortified medieval city of Melilla, it was hard to imagine that the peaceful-looking cliffs were home to some 60 youngsters.

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On Tuesday, more than 14 million people around the world , including anxious applicants in the Washington area , will begin checking computers and smartphones in one of the strangest rituals of the U.S. immigration system. When the clock strikes noon in the nation’s capital, they will be able to visit a State Department website, enter their names, years of birth and 16-digit identification numbers.

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With the Trump administration's tough stance on immigration, many asylum seekers from El Salvador and Honduras are increasingly looking to Mexico instead.

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Refugees learn to shake hands, introduce themselves in English, flush a toilet and cross the street as part of the Australian Government's cultural orientation program. Key points: Government grants ABC rare access to AUSCO program Program offers five-day crash course in what refugees can expect in their new Australian home This year, Australia will take 1,050 refugees from refugee camps in Thailand Ko Aung has no idea who Don Bradman is or even Malcolm Turnbull.

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VP Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia Posted: Updated: By CNN US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States would "honor" a refugee resettlement agreement forged with Australia in the closing days of the Obama administration, despite it previously being described by US President Donald Trump as a "dumb deal."

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Human rights and legal groups say a scathing Senate report on offshore processing and conditions inside detention highlights the government’s “wilful inaction” and bolsters their calls for the closure of the Manus Island and Nauru centres. On Friday the government released a report by the Senate committee on legal and constitutional affairs, which followed a seven-month inquiry into allegations of abuse on Manus and Nauru sparked by the Guardian’s publication of the Nauru files .

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Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Chair's foreword Australia's policy of offshore processing has been the subject of a number of Senate inquiries. These inquires have been highly critical of many aspects of the Regional Processing Centre (RPC) policy.

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4 Reasons Why France's Presidential Election Is So Important It's a tight race that could shape the future of Europe. 21/04/2017 3:16 PM IST | Updated 23/04/2017 9:15 AM IST 150 Nick Robins-Early World News Reporter, The Huffington Post ADVERTISEMENT France’s presidential election race has been a volatile spectacle, as unexpected candidates have surged into the limelight while scandals involving some have made the outcome uncertain.

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