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Roma family fears deportation to Hungary because of discrimination there

Katalin Lakatos’s world turned upside down two months ago when her husband and son were stopped by police during a routine traffic stop on their way to work. 549 more words

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Pope Francis brings 12 Syrian refugees aboard charter plane back to Italy after visiting Lesbos

MORIA, Greece — Pope Francis gave Europe a concrete lesson Saturday in how to treat refugees by bringing 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy aboard his charter plane after an emotional visit to the hard-hit Greek island of Lesbos. 1,017 more words


The Right to Counsel in Immigration Court Proceedings for Indigent Children

Do you remember the game “Sorry!”? I play it with my 7 year old sometimes.  And every once in a while when I pick a card that sends one of his game pieces back to his Start circle, he slaps his forehead and yells, “Are you kidding me?” 909 more words

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Gormley: Turkey and the EU gravely damage refugee rights

You, a reasonable person and resident of a peaceful country, do not live in fear of armed conflict. You assume your neighbourhood will not soon be ravaged by terrorists, civil war or a large-scale foreign invasion. 649 more words


About 875 new refugees arrived in Greece over night, despite new deportation rules

ATHENS, Greece — Hundreds of mostly Syrian asylum-seekers continued to arrive in Greece by sea Sunday despite the start of an international agreement to send migrants back to Turkey. 702 more words


Matthew Fisher: Angela Merkel was once unchallenged. Now, she faces a reckoning over refugees

Only one year ago Angela Merkel’s supremacy at home was unchallenged.

Since then, Germany’s longstanding political arrangements have been ripped apart by the arrival of more than one million refugees and economic migrants from the Middle East and South Asia. 726 more words


German state which witnessed New Year's Eve sex assaults refuses all Moroccan refugees

Germany’s most populous state has said it will not accept any more asylum seekers from Morocco, after migrants from the country were identified among suspects in the Cologne sex attacks. 164 more words