Migrant Crisis: EU Asks States to Accept 40,000 Asylum Seekers
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Migrant Crisis: EU Asks States to Accept 40,000 Asylum Seekers

(BBC) – The European Commission has called on EU member states to take in 40,000…

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South Africa Court Halts Migrants’ Deportation
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South Africa Court Halts Migrants’ Deportation

(BBC) – South Africa’s high court has temporarily prevented the deportation of more than 300…

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South Africa Army Raids to Curb Xenophobic Attacks
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South Africa Army Raids to Curb Xenophobic Attacks

(BBC) – South African soldiers and police have conducted a series of raids in an…

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Hundreds Leave South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Violence
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Hundreds Leave South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Violence

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants…

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For African Migrants, Trek to Europe Brings Risk, Heartbreak
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For African Migrants, Trek to Europe Brings Risk, Heartbreak

DALTON BENNETT, Associated Press SHAWN POGATCHNIK, Associated Press VELES, Macedonia (AP) — This is the…

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African ‘Ghettos’ in Israel
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African ‘Ghettos’ in Israel

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon.  The streets…

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War, Poverty, Repression: Why So Many Africans Risk Their Lives to Migrate
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War, Poverty, Repression: Why So Many Africans Risk Their Lives to Migrate

Pope Francis lamented the mass drowning of African boat people off the Italian island of…

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