Supreme Court Sides With Biden’s Efforts to End ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program

The program, adopted during the Trump administration, requires some migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard.

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With Northern Ireland and Migrants, Johnson Swings Cudgel of Survival Politics

Critics say the British leader’s hardened stances on Northern Ireland and immigration are cynical pandering to the pro-Brexit Tories he needs to stay in power.

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U.K. Prepares to Send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

The plan, a signal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government that Britain is serious about addressing arrivals coming across the English Channel, has been criticized as unworkable and unethical.

#asylum-right-of, #great-britain, #johnson-boris, #politics-and-government, #rwanda

The Scene at the Border

We break down why border crossings are so high and who’s trying to come to the U.S.

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How Asylum Seekers Cross the Border

The southern border is seeing a historic spike in migrant crossings. Many are coming in hope of asking for asylum, a right that has been unavailable because of pandemic-related restrictions on immigration. A New York Times photographer documented three ways that people cross the border into the United States.

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Refugees in Australia Learn to Live Again After 9 Years Detained

Australia suddenly released migrants held under its tough approach to asylum seekers. While the worst of their ordeal is over, their future remains precarious.

#asylum-right-of, #australia, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

U.S. to Begin Allowing Migrants to Apply for Asylum Under a New System

The rollout of the process for some arrivals at the southwestern border will be small, but could represent the tip of broad changes to the asylum system.

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As Border Crossings Soar, Biden Relies on Shelters to Manage Influx

With 8,200 crossings daily, an informal pipeline of shelters and other way stations to house and feed migrants has become central to the government’s response plan.

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Judge Orders Government to Continue Migrant Expulsions on Border

Under the ruling, the public health measure known as Title 42 that has denied migrants entry will remain in effect.

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Thousands of Migrants Have Been Waiting for Months to Enter U.S.

People from around the world have been lingering on the border, awaiting the end of pandemic restrictions. Their fate remains one of the Biden administration’s biggest challenges on immigration.

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More Than 20 States Press Judge to Continue Migrant Expulsions

A federal judge promised to rule by May 23 on the public health measure, known as Title 42, that has barred migrants from requesting asylum.

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U.K. Plan to Send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda Stokes Anger and Dread

The government’s proposal has led to recriminations from rights groups, and anxiety among migrants who fear being sent away.

#asylum-right-of, #great-britain, #johnson-boris, #kent-england, #politics-and-government, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

Biden Must Halt Any Resumption of Pre-Covid Border Policy, Judge Says

Under a public health rule known as Title 42, thousands of migrants have been expelled at the border. A federal judge is halting efforts to begin lifting the policy, due to end on May 23.

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Is Biden’s Immigration Reform Too Little Too Late?

How much of the blame does he deserve, and how much more can he do?

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The World’s Broken Promise of Asylum

Britain’s new plan to send thousands of asylum seekers to Rwanda exposes the fragile nature of the global refugee compact, which has always fallen prey to domestic politics.

#asylum-right-of, #great-britain, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

What Boris Johnson’s Deal With Rwanda Means for U.K. Asylum System

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a plan to send some of those seeking refuge to the central African country. What effect would the change have?

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U.K. Plans to Send Some Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

Britain says it will fly many refugees thousands of miles to the central African country for processing and resettlement, a significant hardening of migration policy.

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U.K. Plans to Send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda for Processing

Some people seeking refuge in Britain would be flown thousands of miles to the central African country, a significant hardening of migration policy.

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How Infighting Over the Border Divided the Biden White House

The Biden administration has furiously debated how — and whether — to unravel Trump-era immigration policies.

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Coronavirus Response Bill Stalls Amid Dispute Over Immigration Policy

Republicans blocked a move to bring up a $10 billion Covid response package after Democrats refused to consider amendments, including one to keep in place pandemic-era immigration curbs.

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ICE Lawyers Directed to Clear Low-Priority Immigration Cases

The effort could significantly reduce a backlog of asylum and deportation cases as the Biden administration anticipates a huge surge of migrants crossing the border.

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The Sunday Read: ‘They Came to Help Migrants. Now, Europe Has Turned on Them.’

The legal ordeal of two aid workers shows that anti-migrant attitudes in Greece and across Europe have hardened to the point that such helpers have become political. targets.

#asylum-right-of, #audio-negative-sad, #europe, #immigration-and-emigration

Putin Knows What He’s Doing With Ukraine’s Refugees. This Is the World’s Big Test.

The response to Ukrainian refugees is a test of European solidarity.

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C.D.C. Confirms It Will Lift Public Health Order Restricting Immigration

The agency cited “current public health conditions and an increased availability of tools to fight Covid-19” as grounds for returning in late May to prepandemic policies for admitting migrants.

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C.D.C. to Lift Order Restricting Immigration During the Pandemic

The change is to take effect in late May, according to people familiar with the planning, and should restore the right of migrants to request asylum once they cross the border into the United States.

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Homeland Security Is Making Plans to Handle a Record Surge of Migrants

Officials are bracing for the number of interceptions at the border to rise much higher if a public health order that has limited immigration during the pandemic is lifted.

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Afghan Refugees in U.K. Still in Limbo as Ukrainians Arrive

Some 12,000 Afghans who fled to Britain have been living in hotels for months awaiting permanent housing. This has raised questions about the country’s ability to take in many more escaping Ukraine.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #asylum-right-of, #england, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #humanitarian-aid, #politics-and-government, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #war-and-armed-conflicts

Biden Administration Prepares Sweeping Change to Asylum Process

Asylum seekers will have their claims evaluated by asylum officers instead of overburdened immigration judges under a new policy aimed at greatly shortening the process.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #immigration-and-emigration, #united-states-politics-and-government

Australia Agrees to Let New Zealand Resettle Offshore Refugees

Under the arrangement, first offered in 2013, New Zealand will take in 150 refugees a year for three years from Australia’s widely criticized detention system.

#asylum-right-of, #australia, #international-relations, #manus-island-papua-new-guinea, #nauru, #new-zealand, #papua-new-guinea, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

Ukrainians Are Trickling Into the U.S. to Warm Welcomes

Pressure is building on the Biden administration to speed up admissions for Ukrainian refugees, but some are already making their way to the United States.

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Refugee Crisis Will Test a European Economy Under Pressure

Resettling the refugees fleeing Ukraine could cost $30 billion in the first year alone, and the permanent integration of millions of people would reshape Europe’s economy.

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Biden Administration Fights in Court to Uphold Some Trump-Era Immigration Policies

Immigration activists and Democrats say there is a disconnect between the president’s words at the lectern and the government’s litigation in the courtroom.

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Russia. Invasion. And Poland’s Very Long Memory.

In Poland, people watch the unthinkable in Ukraine and worry about the future.

#asylum-right-of, #immigration-and-emigration, #poland, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine

Even Before War, Thousands Were Fleeing Russia for the U.S.

Political activists, L.G.B.T.Q. people and Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia are crossing the southern border from Mexico in greater numbers. More Ukrainians are also heading to the United States.

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These Syrian Refugees Can’t Stay in Denmark, but They Can’t Go Home

Dozens of Syrian asylum seekers are stuck in limbo after the Danish authorities decided it was safe for them to go back home and stripped their residency permits.

#asylum-right-of, #damascus-syria, #denmark, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #syria

U.S. Can’t Use Health Rule to Expel Migrant Families Facing Persecution, Court Says

An appeals court said the Biden administration could continue expelling migrant families under the pandemic-era rule, but not to countries where they would be persecuted.

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They Came to Help Migrants. Now, Europe Has Turned on Them.

As the legal ordeal of two aid workers shows, anti-migrant attitudes in Greece and across Europe have hardened — to the point that the helpers have become political targets.

#asylum-right-of, #discrimination, #drownings, #emergency-response-center-international, #european-union, #greece, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #lesbos-greece, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #smuggling, #volunteers-and-community-service

Surviving Migrants at Greek Border Say They Were Left to Die

The four men recalled a night of exhaustion, cold and fear when 19 died after being forced across the Turkish border.

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Supreme Court to Review ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

The justices agreed to hear the Biden administration’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that blocked it from rescinding the program.

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Democrats Ask Biden to Review Treatment of Black Migrants

Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, is among 100 Democrats seeking a review of how Black migrants are treated by the immigration enforcement system.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #haiti, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #race-and-ethnicity, #schumer-charles-e, #united-states-politics-and-government

The Unrescued

After the U.S. withdrew, thousands of Afghans have been trying to escape. But how do we decide who deserves refuge?

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Quick Fix to Help Overwhelmed Border Officials Has Left Migrants in Limbo

Republicans say the policy helps undocumented immigrants disappear; many immigrants say it has prevented them from following the government’s instructions.

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Afghan Refugees Face Two-Tier System in Europe

Educated elites evacuated to Europe after the Taliban’s return are welcomed, but they struggle with their lives in exile, even as their poorer compatriots are shunned.

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Haitian Migrants File Lawsuit Protesting Treatment by Border Patrol

Images of Border Patrol agents corralling Black migrants prompted criticism of the Biden administration’s response to an influx of thousands in Del Rio, Texas.

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E.U. Proposes Changes That Would Chip Away at Borderless Model

The plan would institutionalize internal border controls to respond to emergencies, suspending some protections for asylum seekers.

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Helicopters and High-Speed Chases: Inside Texas’ Push to Arrest Migrants

Texas is using state law enforcement in an unusual way in an attempt to stem illegal border crossings. The tactic is raising constitutional concerns and transforming life in one small town.

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49 Dead in Crash of Truck Carrying Migrants in Mexico

Dozens more were reported injured in the crash in southern Chiapas state, where many migrants regularly cross into Mexico from Central America.

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In Cyprus, Pope’s Plea for Migrants Clashes With Island’s Tensions

As he celebrated Mass, Pope Francis urged Cypriots to welcome refugees and embrace their home’s history as a crossroads of cultures. But the government says it is overwhelmed.

#asylum-right-of, #cyprus, #european-commission, #european-union, #francis, #greece, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #politics-and-government, #roman-catholic-church, #united-nations

Many Migrants Are Quickly Expelled, but Others Can Stay. Here’s Why.

The Biden administration is fighting to preserve Title 42, a public health rule that turns back families at the border during the pandemic. But some have been allowed to stay in the United States, despite the rule.

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Mexico to Allow U.S. ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy to Resume

A judge had ordered the Biden administration to restart the Trump-era program, but doing so required cooperation from Mexico, which had been reluctant until now.

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