Muerte en la frontera: los refugiados sirios no deben ser utilizados como peones políticos

El uso de Turquía de refugiados sirios como peones políticos fue uno de los episodios más trágicos y desgarradores de la guerra siria y la subsiguiente saga de crisis de refugiados.

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Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced in a surprising move on February 29 that he would be reopening his country’s border to Europe, allowing tens of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees into Greece and other European countries. Expectedly, over 100,000 people rushed to the Ipsala border point in the Edirne province separating Turkey

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Solicitantes de asilo abusados lanzan batalla legal contra ICE y sus prisiones de "campo de concentración"

MPN habló con defensores y un abogado que trabaja en una demanda de un grupo de refugiados que están demandando al gobierno y al grupo GEO con fines de lucro por el abuso y el tormento que sufrieron en el famoso centro de detención de Adelanto ICE en California.

Adelanto Detention Center

ADELANTO, CALIFORNIA – A group of refugees from Central America, who faced beatings and abuse while detained at a California detention center last year, are pursuing legal action in hopes of drawing attention to the systematic abuse of migrants who are being confined in a growing network of concentration camp-style facilities across the United

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Worker Charged With Sexually Molesting Eight Children at Immigrant Shelter

The allegations against the Southwest Key youth care worker are the latest in a series of serious accusations of sexual abuse inside the government’s immigrant youth shelters.

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This story includes graphic details of alleged sexual violence against minors. A youth care worker for Southwest Key has been charged with 11 sex offenses after authorities accused him of molesting at least eight unaccompanied immigrant boys over nearly a year at one of the company’s shelters in Mesa, Arizona, federal court records show. The

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Italy Rescues Migrants and Asks Other Countries to Host Them

Italy is trying to find countries willing to take in some 450 migrants rescued from an overcrowded ship in the Mediterranean on Saturday.

African migrants stand on the deck of the Aquarius vessel of "SOS Mediterranee" and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) NGOs, in the Mediterranean Sea, southwest of Malta, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. 265 people rescued from the sea during previous days are being transferred to Italy. (AP/Darko Bandic)

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is trying to find countries willing to take in some 450 migrants rescued from an overcrowded ship in the Mediterranean on Saturday, a source at the premier’s office said. A ship operated by EU border agency Frontex and a vessel owned by Italy’s tax police picked up the migrants near the Italian island of

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White House Will Miss Court-Mandated Deadline to Reunite Migrant Families

Only half of the detained children under age 5 will be back with their parents by a court-ordered deadline of Tuesday.

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As was widely expected after a judge ruled last month that the Trump Administration would have 30 days to reunite families separated at the border, the US government is struggling to meet the deadline, with Reuters reporting that only half of the detained children under age 5 will be back with their parents by a court-ordered deadline of Tuesday,

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US and UK Authorities Are Now DNA-Testing Migrant Children

The Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that the agency would be using DNA testing as a «faster» and more reliable method of reuniting separated migrant children with their parents.

Immigrant families line up to enter the central bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. David J. Phillip | AP

Both the UK and US are now using DNA testing on migrant children who have entered the country illegally, according to CNN and the Independent. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Thursday that the agency would be using DNA testing as a "faster" and more reliable method of reuniting separated migrant children with their

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