immigration

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 3rd, 2014
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by FRCN ABUJA Open letter to Ambassador,German Embassy Abuja We are whistle blower and will remain anonymous for security reasons over this expose.We wish to inform you that the ibo lady who act as visa assistant in Abuja Visa section collects money as bribe to get visas for people. In November and D...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Allison Geller, Tue, April 01, 2014 A young gay Ethiopian man has been released from immigration detention, where he had been confined since January after violating his student visa. If deported back to his native country, he would face prison, persecution, and possibly worse. “This is a very seri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 28th, 2013
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On Monday night, foreign-owned stores in Diepsloot were once again looted. Police were deployed to halt the attacks, but fears remain of a further spike in violence against foreign nationals in South Africa. KHADIJA PATEL parsed through some of the literature on the rise of xenophobia in South Africa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 30th, 2013
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ROME — Two undocumented African migrants died of hypothermia on Saturday after being rescued by Italian coast guards who were taking them to the tiny island of Lampedusa, Italian media reported. The two were on board a boat with around 90 people that issued an SOS signal when it began sinking during ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 2nd, 2012
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by Katy Migiro (AlertNet) – Migrants travelling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen in search of a better life are regularly   Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wait to be repatriated in the western Yemeni town of Haradh, on the border with Saudi Arabia, Marc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 24th, 2012
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The moment Liliane arrived in Toronto from Uganda as a live-in caregiver, her boss seized her work permit and passport. For two years of work, she was only paid a total of $2,100. Senthil Thevar was promised $15 an hour by a recruiter in India to work as a chef in a Toronto restaurant. Instead, [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 4th, 2012
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/mg.co.za Immigrants and refugees living in Mayfair in Johannesburg are living in fear after threatening, xenophobic letters began circulating in the area. A group calling itself the South African Blacks Association (Saba) has made graphic threats of violence against foreigners in Mayfair and has enc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Aug 16th, 2012
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The majority of people in Western countries believe migrants create more problems for their societies than opportunities. Yet, as the latest Transatlantic Trends survey demonstrates, public perceptions of immigration in some of the largest Western states are more subtle than meets the eye.   Pre...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 16th, 2012
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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 16th, 2012
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Malta’s navy recovered two bodies and rescued around 160 African migrants from two boats which got into trouble on the Mediterranean Sea, an armed forces spokesman said Thursday. Two more migrants were missing after they fell overboard. The first group of around 60 people was rescued around 70 ...