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UK and French ministers will meet in Calais on Thursday to agree a new deal to tackle the migrant crisis there.
As Sweden continues to enjoy near unprecedented population growth, a particular demographic is growing quicker than others – men.
Fears grow that US will end ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy granting legal status to Cubans who reach Florida shores.
Thousands of migrants have died trying to reach European shores, and the EU is struggling to cope. As Martin Kuebler reports, some critics believe the answer lies in opening the borders, rather than further restrictions.
David Cameron has refused to deny that he is considering plans to stop young Britons claiming in-work benefits – an idea that emerged when the government was told that a Tory manifesto pledge to apply such restrictions solely to EU migrants would be illegal.
Rabat, Aug - Moroccan Air Company "Royal Air Maroc" announced it will start on Oct.26 new flights from Rabat to Brussels, Madrid, London and Marseille.
The European Commission on Monday approved 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) of aid over six years for countries including Greece and Italy that have struggled to cope with a surge in numbers of immigrants.
These results come from Gallup's Minority Rights and Relations survey conducted June 15-July 10, which included an expanded sample of blacks and Hispanics. This practice is often referred to as "oversampling," and allows for a closer look at attitudes and opinions of minority groups whose representation in the sample of a standard poll might otherwise be too small for statistical analysis. In 2013, the last time a comparable methodology was used with respect to this question, U.S. adults reported largely similar attitudes. Gallup has also asked this question in several instances in polls that did not include an oversample of Hispanic and black adults, most recently in June 2014. The longer-term trends since 2001 are unmistakable: U.S. adults' support for increased immigration is gradually growing. In surveys conducted within a year of the 9/11 attacks, which were perpetrated by 19 individuals who immigrated into the country, near-majorities or outright majorities of U.S. adults said immigration levels should be decreased. But as the 2000s came to a close and the current decade has unfolded, support for decreasing immigration has gradually fallen, hitting one of its lowest levels this year. As the country has slowly shifted away from this position, the percentage saying immigration levels should increase has doubled -- from 12% in June 2002 to 25% today.Preferences for changes in immigration levels vary considerably by the respondents' race or ethnicity. Hispanics -- half of whom say they are immigrants themselves -- are most likely to say immigration levels should be increased (36%), while non-Hispanic whites offer…
International travel figures released at the same time as the Reserve Bank of Australia's quarterly monetary policy report on Friday support its suspicion that the economy's potential growth has been cut by slower population growth.
Kimberley Hirschy has been dreaming of living in London since she was eight.
The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, called today for the cooperation of all members of the European Union (EU) to address the growing migration crisis, chairing in an emergency meeting of his government on the issue.
Maer Torrescano, 6, rests with her father Havacuc, 24, from the state of Morelos, Mexico, at the US Border Patrol detention center in Nogales, Arizona, on May 31, 2006.
Germany took in a record number of immigrants last year amid growing tensions over the changing face of the nation, official statistics released Monday showed.
Dramatic images of migrants storming the Channel Tunnel from France have prompted Prime Minister David Cameron's government to ramp up anti-immigration rhetoric and spurred Eurosceptics to amplify calls for Britain to quit the European Union.
Home Office ministers to adopt more hardline approach to those who have exhausted appeal rights, to demonstrate that UK is not ‘land of milk and honey’.
Immigrants living in Britain illegally will face abrupt eviction from rental properties under new laws designed to make Britain a tougher place to live in, the government will announce as it redoubles its response to the Calais migrant crisis.
The situation in the family immigration detention centers near the U.S.-Mexico border may be changing quickly following a federal court order, but the underlying issues inspiring some University of Wisconsin Law School students to volunteer to help the people being held there are unlikely to be resolved any time soon.
 Britain has announced new measures to tackle illegal migrants by forcing landlords to evict them, as a growing number of migrants in Calais continued their attempts to enter the UK via the undersea cross-channel Eurotunnel.
The building that houses Agora, tucked away in a small side-street in residential Neukölln, in an old lock-making factory, is easy to ignore.
While debate about how to accommodate them rages in the north of Europe, a steady stream of migrants continues to arrive on the shores of the south.

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