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Migrants

1 day ago
In the run-up to midterm elections in the United States, Republicans and Democrats are waging a battle over immigration. Republican governors from Texas, Arizona and Florida have sent more than 10,000 migrants to cities run by Democrats.
21 Jan
Award-winning filmmaker Cécile Allegra joins us on Perspective to tell us about her new feature, "Songs of the Living". It tells the story of a group of migrants, or survivors as she prefers to call them, as they try to settle in the Aveyron region of France.
16 Jan
FRANCE 24 and the InfoMigrants website bring you an exclusive animated documentary on the story of Muhamad and Amina, two migrants who met while being detained in a secret prison in Libya. The couple survived their ordeal, fell in love and later managed to escape to Europe.
7 Jan
The new policy represents a major change to US immigration rules, with President Joe Biden telling migrants: "Do not just show up at the border."
2 Jan
More migrants made the perilous journey across the English Channel in 2022 than in any previous year. The UK government faces criticism for failing to curb people smuggling.
31 Dec
Mexico has imposed new transit permits for migrants crossing the country from south to north. In the state of Oaxaca, thousands of people wait in a small town — in unsanitary conditions — to have their documents processed.
28 Dec
Title 42 is contentious as a pandemic-era restriction on immigration that some states have lobbied to retain. The rule will remain in place until the Supreme Court makes its final judgment next year.
25 Dec
Gambian Seedy Saidykhan never planned to come to Germany. After surviving a boat crash in the Mediterranean Sea, he now produces a podcast about migrants in Germany — and regularly reaches over 40,000 listeners.
27 Nov
Around 500 migrants on board a rusty fishing vessel adrift in the Mediterranean Sea have been successfully towed to port. The Hellenic Coast Guard says a major rescue operation was launched following a distress call.
17 Nov
French authorities say 44 of over 200 on board do not qualify for asylum status. France said on Tuesday it will deport 44 migrants who disembarked in the country last Friday on board an NGO rescue ship, after Italy refused to let them dock at one of its ports
13 Nov
Three men onboard the Geo Barents vessel leapt into the water in the port of Catania, but were then quickly pulled from the water. Refugee rights groups have called on Italy to follow international law.
12 Nov
Italy granted rescue ship Humanity 1 access to a port in Sicily, but dozens of male migrants were barred from disembarkment. Only minors and those in need of medical care were allowed to enter.

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