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Tag Archives: Immigration and Emigration
On Italy’s Coast, Empathy Mixes With Frustration After Migrant Tragedy
As bodies continue washing up in a poverty-stricken part of Calabria, some local residents wonder whether a hard-line government understands what drives migration.
Flood of Russians Alters Life for Countries That Took Them In
Russians, fleeing their country and its war, have quickly reshaped the societies of nations like Georgia and Armenia.
We Should Give Up the Fantasy of Solving the Border Crisis
There are other, better ways to evaluate the health of our immigration system and to improve it.
Biden Extends Stay for Thousands of Ukrainians
One-year extensions for those who fled in the first months after Russia’s invasion will be granted on a case-by-case basis, officials said.
Gary Lineker to Return to BBC Soccer Show ‘Match of the Day’
The move brings an end to a crisis for the network that had begun when the sports presenter was suspended because of a Twitter post about British immigration policy.
At Least 8 Dead as Two Small Boats Capsize in San Diego
Searchers were looking for victims of what the authorities said was a human smuggling operation. They recovered bodies, life jackets and fuel barrels.
Spiraling Spat With Star Sports Host Puts BBC’s Reputation on the Line
The British public broadcaster’s suspension of one of its highest-profile anchors has become a sprawling conflict that poses risks to its reputation for neutrality and independence.
‘Match of the Day’ in Turmoil After BBC Suspends Gary Lineker
Mr. Lineker, one of England’s best-known sports personalities, had criticized his government’s policy on immigration. His ouster led to an implosion of the soccer program “Match of the Day.”
At the End of a Hard Journey, Migrants Face Another: Navigating Bureaucracy
The Biden administration’s new rules have brought down a record number of border crossings, but critics say they expose the pitfalls of policies intended to manage an immediate problem.
Interpreting the Week’s Most Important Stories
The larger themes behind the protests in Israel, the U.K.’s tough new immigration plan and a fight over U.S. labor unions.
Why Americans Love to Believe Liars Like George Santos
One refugee’s experience with truth and credibility in the United States.
Supreme Court Hints That It May Duck Two Big Cases
Recent orders suggest that the justices are thinking of dismissing cases involving the “independent state legislature” theory and Title 42, an immigration measure imposed during the pandemic.
U.S. Is Said to Consider Reinstating Detention of Migrant Families
President Biden has turned to increasingly restrictive measures as his administration prepares for the end of Title 42, which has allowed border authorities to swiftly expel migrants.
Lawmakers Clamor for Action on Child Migrant Labor as Outrage Grows
Members of Congress are pressing for changes to the law and the Biden administration’s approach as federal and state enforcement agencies begin a crackdown on companies that employ underage migrants.
Canadians Fume as Migrants Surge at Their Border
A surge in illegal crossings from the United States has led to calls to shut down a rural road on the Canadian border.
Why Brexit’s immigration politics have fizzled out
Did the Northern Ireland trade deal end Brexit politics with a whimper?
Many Undocumented Immigrants Are Departing After Decades in the U.S.
Crowded scenes at the border do not necessarily translate into an increase in the undocumented population. Many other immigrants have been returning home.
This Is Not How Pete Buttigieg Wanted to Visit Ohio
There are many different ways to be lonely.
Niños migrantes desempeñan trabajos crueles en EE. UU.
Llegan al país en cifras récord y acaban en labores peligrosas que violan las leyes de trabajo infantil, incluso en fábricas donde se hacen algunos de los productos más conocidos del país.
Alone and Exploited, Migrant Children Work Brutal Jobs Across the U.S.
Arriving in record numbers, they’re ending up in dangerous jobs that violate child labor laws — including in factories that make some of the country’s best-known products.
In a California Town, Farmworkers Start From Scratch After Surprise Flood
Planada residents spent decades building their lives in the Central Valley community. A brutal series of storms destroyed what they had.
Biden Administration Announces New Border Crackdown
A tough new immigration measure could disqualify the vast majority of migrants from being able to seek asylum at the southern border.
The Fox Newsification of Nikki Haley
Imagine the start of her campaign if she wasn’t pandering to the Fox crowd.
Despite Help for Venezuelans in South America, Many Still Head to U.S.
Colombia, with U.S. help, is providing temporary visas to Venezuelan migrants. Still, financial struggles are leading many to leave for the United States.
George Santos Married a Brazilian Woman. House Is Asked to Find Out Why.
A letter to ethics watchdogs in the House of Representatives questioned if Mr. Santos’s seven-year marriage was a scheme to aid a woman’s immigration bid.
Can China Reverse Its Population Decline? Just Ask Sweden.
Wealthy countries have been trying to boost their birthrates for decades. The results have been pretty similar.
Texas Bused Migrants North. Then New York Did the Same.
New York City is buying bus tickets for migrants who want to seek asylum in Canada, where they hope to have an easier time getting work permits and health insurance.
Alejandro Mayorkas Is in GOP’s Cross Hairs Over Border Crisis
The homeland security secretary has become the face of the intractable problem at the border, particularly for Republicans who see immigration attacks as a winning political strategy.
Immigration Rebound Eases Shortage of Workers, Up to a Point
While the Biden administration has accelerated processing after Trump-era restrictions and a pandemic slowdown, visa backlogs remain large.
Why New York City’s Best Won’t Be Enough to Solve the Migrant Crisis
The city has frantically sought to uphold its promise of shelter for all. But as more people arrive, services are being stretched past their capacity.
A Little Tokyo With Modern Sensibilities Starts to Emerge in Brooklyn
In Greenpoint, new businesses are cropping up, making it a contender for Little Tokyo status.
Brexit Turns 3. Why Is No One Wearing a Party Hat?
The divorce between Britain and the European Union has become the dark thread that, to many, explains why Britain is suffering more than its neighbors.
Migrants Protest Move From Midtown Hotel to Barracks-Style Shelter
The Adams administration started moving single men into a cruise terminal in Brooklyn as New York City struggled to cope with the influx of newcomers.
Beyond the Border
How the migrant surge is playing out far from the Southern U.S.
A Small Boat, a Vast Sea and a Desperate Escape From Russia
In September, two men set out from Russia, hoping a boat could carry them to asylum on U.S. soil. Their quest for freedom did not go as planned.
Hundreds of Children Seeking Asylum in U.K. Are Missing
The unaccompanied minors are mostly Albanian teenagers who had been living in hotels. Rights advocates and some lawmakers believe that they have been abducted by criminal gangs.
Biden Officials Credit New Border Measures for Decline in Illegal Crossings
Crossings by migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Haiti have plummeted, but Republicans and some Democrats have attacked the new policies.
Half Moon Bay Shooting: Suspect Faces Charges as Community Reels From Deaths
A 66-year-old man is facing seven counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
Their Children Are Their Retirement Plans
The offspring of many East Asian immigrants are raised to support their elders in their later years. That gives a segment of Americans challenges others don’t face.
Crossing the Darién Gap
An increasing number of migrants are trying to pass through the dangerous terrain connecting South and Central America. What forces them to take that route?
Entrepreneurs Flee China’s Heavy Hand: ‘You Don’t Have to Stay There’
Weary of crackdowns and lockdowns, businesspeople are moving out of China and taking their wealth with them. Many have found a new home in Singapore.
Tunisian Cave Village Empties Out in Face of Drought and Modernity’s Draw
For 1,000 years, homes dug into a desert cliff have sheltered olive farmers and sheep herders from summer heat and winter cold. But an exodus threatens its future. “We are left alone here.”
N.Y.C. Mayor Adams Calls for More Federal Aid to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Speaking at the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Eric Adams called for the federal government to aid cities dealing with a surge of migrants.
Adams Visits the Border to Step Up Pressure on Biden for Migrant Funds
Mayor Eric Adams says that an influx of migrants could cost New York City $2 billion. He wants financial help from the federal government.
‘I’m Sorry, We’re From Moscow.’ In Bali, Warring Sides Learn to Cohabitate
Thousands of Russians and Ukrainians have fled their homelands for Bali. But even in a tropical paradise, the war is ever-present.
Battling the Border Surge
The Biden administration’s border policy relies on Mexico for crucial help.
African and Invisible: The Other New York Migrant Crisis
Like many who have crossed the border from Latin America, they arrived in New York after a desperate journey. But these men have few options in the city, often relying on one man in the Bronx.
Here Are All the Ways Republicans Plan to Investigate Biden
House Republicans are preparing a cascade of investigations, some overlapping, into the Biden administration and its policies. Right-wing lawmakers have said the ultimate goal is to impeach the president.
Biden Defends His Immigration Policy as Summit in Mexico Wraps Up
Even as President Biden and the leaders of Canada and Mexico sought to emphasize their shared commitments, the tricky issue of immigration dominated much of the discussion.