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France and Italy clash as migrant stand-off opens EU rift
France and Italy clash as migrant stand-off opens EU rift

Italy and France engaged in a war of words as a standoff over hundreds of Africans offered a graphic illustration of Europe's migration crisis.

France and Italy clash as migrant stand-off opens EU rift
Italy PM under fire as minister probed in mafia migrant scandal
Italy PM under fire as minister probed in mafia migrant scandal

Italy's premier rebuffed opposition demands that he sack a junior minister who is being investigated in a burgeoning scandal.

Italy PM under fire as minister probed in mafia migrant scandal
Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief
Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief

Europe must do more to help migrants crossing the Mediterranean, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said ahead of a visit to Brussels.

Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief
UN chief voices growing concern over migrant crisis
UN chief voices growing concern over migrant crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday he was increasingly concerned by the humanitarian crisis sparked by refugees stranded in boats in Southeast Asia.

UN chief voices growing concern over migrant crisis
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Ministry of National Economy observes high outflow of qualified work force from Kazakhstan

Vice Minister of National Economy Madina Abylkassymova reported an increase of qualified work force outflow from Kazakhstan at the Migration Process Tendencies and Social Aspects roundtable meeting.

Ministry of National Economy observes high outflow of qualified work force from Kazakhstan
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Launch of Eurasian Economic Union may trigger growth of salaries in Kazakhstan

Should the neighboring Kyrgyzstan access the Eurasian Economic Union, the issue of migrants may emerge (…) now we are working on suggestions on how to defend the national market: Minister of Healthcare and Social Development.

Launch of Eurasian Economic Union may trigger growth of salaries in Kazakhstan
Chinese migrants. Photo courtesy of wotanjugend.info
Chinese migration to Kazakhstan - threat or myth?

Experts were divided on the question of Chinese migration to Kazakhstan at a round table discussion in Almaty.

Chinese migration to Kazakhstan - threat or myth?
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Kazakhstan Majilis ratifies migrant readmission agreement with Switzerland

Kazakhstan's Majilis has approved the draft law ratifying the agreement between Kazakhstan and Switzerland on readmission of persons residing without authorization.

Kazakhstan Majilis ratifies migrant readmission agreement with Switzerland
Texas Governor Rick Perry. ©Reuters/Mike Segar
Texas governor to send 1,000 troops to Mexico border

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced plans to send 1,000 military reservists to the state's border with Mexico, to tackle a surge in immigrant children flooding into the United States.

Texas governor to send 1,000 troops to Mexico border
Prize-winning reporter freed after being held at US border
Prize-winning reporter freed after being held at US border

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas, who revealed in 2011 that he is an undocumented immigrant, was freed by US border agents after being held for several hours.

Prize-winning reporter freed after being held at US border
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Two dead, 18 missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia

At least two people died and 18 others were missing after an overloaded boat carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized off the coast of southern Malaysia, a maritime official said.

Two dead, 18 missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia
Body of Guatemala teen sent home after failed attempt to enter US
Body of Guatemala teen sent home after failed attempt to enter US

The body of a 15-year-old who died while trying to migrate illegally into the United States was repatriated to Guatemala Friday, amid a raging US debate over how to stem a flood of similar cases.

Body of Guatemala teen sent home after failed attempt to enter US
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New York creates ID card for all, even illegal immigrants

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law creating an ID card for anyone who wants it, including illegal immigrants, amid a wider debate about immigrant rights.

New York creates ID card for all, even illegal immigrants
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In California, US town fears migrant invasion

Days after things nearly turned ugly here, several residents kept up their protest against a surge of undocumented migrants near the border with Mexico.

In California, US town fears migrant invasion
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Around 30 bodies found in migrant boat: Italian authorities

About 30 bodies have been found in a migrant boat which was stopped between Sicily and the North African coast, Italian news agencies reported Monday, citing the navy and coastguard.

Around 30 bodies found in migrant boat: Italian authorities
Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents
Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents

Malaysian authorities said Friday a 15th body was found and 27 people remain missing from two boat accidents, at a time when Indonesian illegal migrant workers head home for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents
Members of recue team. ©Reuters/Junaidi Hanafiah
66 missing after boat sinks off Malaysia

Sixty-six people were missing on Wednesday after an apparently-overloaded boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants sank in rough waters off Malaysia's west coast, authorities said.

66 missing after boat sinks off Malaysia
Vehicles from the Spanish Civil Guard are seen positioned at a border fence covered in razor wire as African migrants try to climb it. ©Reuters/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda
Hundreds of migrants breach Morocco-Spain border

About 400 migrants stormed across a towering, triple-layer border fence from Morocco into the tiny Spanish territory of Melilla on Wednesday, one of the biggest crossings in nearly a decade, an official said.

Hundreds of migrants breach Morocco-Spain border
Photo  © Daniyal Okasov
Repatriated Kazakhs to get Kazakhstan citizenship in 1 year

Repatriated Kazakhs will be able to get Kazakhstani citizenship in one year, which is a mile away from the current 7-year requirement.

Repatriated Kazakhs to get Kazakhstan citizenship in 1 year
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Mexican troops free 60 migrants

Mexican troops Sunday released a group of 60 migrants trying to reach the United States who were being held captive in a home in northern Mexico, authorities said.

Mexican troops free 60 migrants