Irregular immigration

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 5th, 2013
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by Herman Grech The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back, I recall a front-page headline...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 23rd, 2013
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Thirteen illegal immigrants arrested by police in Makueni on Wednesday night were taken to Makindu law court on Thursday. The Ethiopians aged between 18-35 years appeared before the Makindu Senior Resident Magistrate Michael Kizito to answer charges of being in the country without authorization docum...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 18th, 2013
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THE immigration department here is holding 12 Ethiopian and Somali immigrants for allegedly entering into the country illegally. The Assistant Immigration Officer (AIO) for Singida Region, Mr Joseph Mshana, told reporters in his office yesterday that out of the twelve immigrants, nine are Ethiopians ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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By HARVEY MORRIS,/rendezvous.blogs LONDON — In the early hours of Tuesday, units of Spain’s paramilitary Civil Guard rounded up a group of would-be African immigrants on an otherwise uninhabited Spanish rock off the North African coast and shipped them back to the Moroccan shore just a few dozen yard...
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 Ghana
May 20th, 2012
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Ghana plans to deport illegal immigrants who were drawn to the country by its economic growth and prevailing stability. Most of the foreigners are into retail business and illegal gold mining while others are in the oil sector. Some citizens from the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas)...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2012
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Mitt Romney was ridiculed recently for proposing “self-deportation” as a way to reduce illegal immigration, but at least he was trying to address the problem. The same cannot be said for the Obama administration, which has seen a Bush-era trend toward declining illegal immigration come to an abrupt h...