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Over 500 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean After Human Traffickers 'Sank the Boat'
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Breakaway regions, EU, Human rights, Immigration, Transport, Vessels )

Ray
- 102 days ago - rt.com
At least 500 would-be asylum seekers are feared dead after a group of human traffickers allegedly sank their boat in the Mediterranean, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday, citing surviving witnesses.
Campaign Against Full-Face Muslim Veils Launched in Austria
Offbeat  (tags: Europe, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Religion )

Ray
- 174 days ago - rt.com
As part of his party's plan to introduce a bill banning full-face veils, Austrian politician Heinz-Christian Strache posted on a social network an image of a young blonde woman with the phrase "Too beautiful for a veil."
Mass Graves Filled With Remains of Immigrants Discovered in Texas
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Immigration, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 188 days ago - rt.com
Anthropologists uncovered a series of mass graves filled with the human remains of immigrants stuffed into shopping and garbage bags in a county-owned section of a cemetery in South Texas. Now, a local politician is calling for an inquiry.
Italy Leaves Hundreds of Refugees Stranded Without Food - UN
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, EU, Hate crimes, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Politics, Protest )

Ray
- 196 days ago - rt.com
The Italian authorities stranded refugees without food or shoes in car parks outside Rome and Milan, says the UN. Italy is struggling to deal with the 50,000 immigrants that have arrived this year and has asked the EU to help mitigate the crisis.
Polish MP Artur Debski Finds Job as London Handyman
Offbeat  (tags: Poland, immigration, UK )

Ray
- 251 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Polish MP is working as a handyman in London as he tries to find out why so many young Poles come to the UK.Artur Debski believes learning from UK strengths can help Poland tackle its "dangerous" emigration problem.
Hawaii May Cut Health Benefits to Pacific Islanders Affected By Nuclear Testing
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Health, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Nuclear, USA )

Ray
- 267 days ago - rt.com
A US federal court has granted Hawaiian lawmakers permission to slash benefits for residents whose families formerly lived on a string of Pacific islands that the US military used as a nuclear test site in the decades after World War II.
Muslim Prof. Says Islamic Immigration 'Threatens West'
Offbeat  (tags: Canadians, Islam, Muslims, immigration, crime, culture, government, safety, society, protection )

Ge
- 282 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
The MacDonald-Laurier Institute and the Globe and Mail held a public conference recently on the phenomenon of Muslim immigration to the West, which debated whether or not the influx is bringing a culture of violence to Canada and other Western countri
Hundreds of Immigrant Detainees Go on Hunger Strike in Washington
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Immigration, Law, Security, USA )

Ray
- 291 days ago - rt.com
At least 750 detainees at an immigration detention center in Washington have gone on hunger strike to protest against deportations. Activists gathered outside the facility in a demonstration to show their solidarity for the strikers
Anti Immigration?
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, family, politics, immigration, republicans )

Nancy
- 875 days ago - front.moveon.org
A Random Memo About Immigration And It's Awesome
Visas Out of Hell: Women Need to Know They Exist
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women, protection, rights, visas, immigration, domestic violence )

Lady
- 1758 days ago - womensenews.org
Graciela Beines endured two years of abuse by her ex-boyfriend out of fear of deportation. Now she wants others to know about the U visa, which permits immigrant victims of crimes to escape the violence and stay in the U.S.
Deportation of Mothers in Iowa Tests Local Charity
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women, society, immigration, children, families )

Lady
- 1769 days ago - womensenews.org
POSTVILLE, Iowa (WOMENSENEWS)--Consuelo Vega, a mother of three, lived and worked in this small town surrounded by cornfields for 11 years.Then in May 2008, she was arrested, jailed for five months and deported to Mexico following a massive, military
   

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