Here’s how COVID-19 is impacting immigration operations in Nigeria
From the first of July 2020, Nigeria Immigration Service says it will resume its Migrant E-Registration Exercise across the country. This is accompanied by an introduction of online application processes for Temporary Work Permit visa pre-approval. James Sunday, Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Immigration Service joins CNBC Africa to look at how operations and processes have responded in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Like a jail cell': Migrant workers under lockdown in Singapore over virus surge
Singapore managed to keep the coronavirus outbreak in check in the early stages, but is facing a fast-moving second wave of infections, with the vast majority of new infections in foreign worker dormitories.
In 20 years, 1 in 3 people will be a migrant in Germany
In large cities, up to 70% of inhabitants will have a migrant background in two decades, experts say. Germany will need to attract a "range of nationalities" to keep the "economy stable."
Germany pressures Greece to step up migrant deportations to Turkey
Germany has also called on Turkey to accept the repatriations as part of a 2016 agreement between Ankara and the EU. A recent upswell in illegal crossings has led to rapidly deteriorating conditions in Greek camps.
Migrant rescue group criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Mallorca
The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation.
Germany: Far-right offenses rise in 2019
Neo-Nazis and other far-right groups have committed 8,605 crimes in 2019 so far. The rise of anti-migrant and neo-Nazi groups has alarmed the authorities.
Sea-Watch captain arrested as ship docks at Lampedusa
Italian police have arrested the German captain of a migrant rescue ship after she docked at the port of Lampedusa. Sea-Watch 3 had been at sea for over two weeks amid a standoff with Italian immigration authorities.
Anti-cruise ship activists in Venice, migrant minors sheltered in a Paris art gallery, and more
Anti-cruise ship activists in Venice, migrant minors sheltered in a Paris art gallery, and more.