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More Money, Less Problems?, says Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias

In an interview with Greece’s daily broadsheet, Kathimerini,Greek Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias stated that there has been “800 percent increase in the number of irregular migrants reaching Greece via boat from Turkey,” over the past two years. 295 more words

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Is the Government softening their position on illegal migration??

After reading online news today, I was bemused at how Immigration Minister appears to be softening his approach to Illegal Immigration in Australia. The Minister has confirmed that 150 Tamil asylum seekers and seven other people held on a customs ship will be transferred to the Australian mainland. 322 more words


The Universal Mother

Having a baby obviously changes your life in innumerable ways. But there was one way that I was not expecting, or didn’t give too much thought to when I was planning on having a baby. 630 more words

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Wagga man's 'small gesture of solidarity' with asylum seekers

How good is this?

SHIVERING in freezing conditions for five hours on Wollundry Lagoon on Saturday, Wagga man Scott Howie took a stand against perceived insensitivity over the plight of asylum seekers. 259 more words


I was allowed to board the AFM’s patrol boat when it arrived at its base carrying sixty-five rescued migrants. One of the advantages of covering arrivals in the middle of the night was that very few journalists would be present so we’d have a lot more freedom to move around than is the norm. 154 more words


Myths, Stereotypes, and Migrants

As the discussion on EU migration heats up, so does the discussion on the impact of migrants on the host nation. And most of the time, the aforementioned impact is usually portrayed in a negative light. 1,080 more words

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Thai Police personnel arrest 13 Rohingyas in Southern Thai

Chittagong, Bangladesh: A group of Thai police personnel raid at a palm plantation in southern Thailand, arrested 13 Rohingyas and exposed a ring that trafficked Burma’s ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims into the country, police official said from Bangkok yesterday.