"Each year, the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office recovers hundreds
of deceased migrants from Southern Arizona's Sonoran Desert. ML-1215: Identify the Unidentified takes you on a journey into the
Pima County Medical Examiner's Office, as the staff attempts to identify
"Boosting GDP and keeping Social Security solvent depend on the
economic activity of migrants—as workers, consumers, and taxpayers; and,
the United States should do more to regularize both high-tech
professionals and other workers, panelists said at the latest
installment of The Wilson...
AVIV Israel (AP) - The young man from Sudan holds his arms close to his sides,
as if still at the mercy of smugglers who he says poured hot melted plastic
over his back, whipped him with wires and beat him with sticks as he lay face
down and naked. He pulls up his Full
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"Police are looking for several gunmen who opened fire Sunday night
near Eloy on a pickup truck loaded with immigrants who officials suspect
are in the country illegally. Two of the migrants were killed. Police don't know why the gunmen opened fire on the pickup, but the
"In December, a caseworker for Finger Lakes Migrant & Community
Health in upstate New York, was pulled over by federal border patrol
agents while driving two farmworkers to a dentist. She was handcuffed,
detained for several hours and accused of transporting illegal
immigrants. The farmworkers...
(AP) - African migrants who entered Israel illegally will be given cash
incentives if they leave on their own soon, or they will face expulsion, the Interior
Ministry said Friday. A tent city is being built to hold other migrants, the
vast majority, who can Full
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Greece (AP) - Amnesty International says Cyprus must stop locking up illegal
migrants and asylum seekers while authorities determine their status. The human
rights group said in a report Tuesday that detentions can Full
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BAZAR Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh security forces on Thursday detained more
Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Myanmar and were questioning them
before sending them back, a border official said Thursday. Bangladesh has
turned back more than 2,000 Rohingyas who tried to Full
(AP) - Human rights lawyers say Israel's Justice Ministry is making it tough
for Palestinians and migrants to file suit in an Israeli court. Under an
amended regulation taking effect Sept. 1, petitioners must include their
Israeli identification number or a Full
"[W]hat you did not see in the stories of thousands lining up in Chicago or packing churches in New York were the many children who should benefit but won't. Deferred action is intended for children who are "American" in everything but legal status, but the program's idea of "American"...
Serbia (AP) - Azra Ajeti's fellow Gypsies have been buffeted by accusations of
filing bogus asylum claims in the rich EU, but she says there's nothing phony
about her family's life of misery. "We are starving," said the woman
from this impoverished southern Serbian...
"This three-part series highlights the findings of the Migrant Border Crossing Study—a binational, multi-institution study of 1,110 randomly selected, recently repatriated migrants surveyed in six Mexican cities between 2009 and 2012. The study exposes widespread mistreatment of migrants at...
"Widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children at the hands of U.S. border officials spurred a group of civil and human rights organizations to file a complaint today on behalf of more than 100 children, each of whom reported experiencing abuse and mistreatment while in the custody of U.S...
"Helping Child Migrants: Learn How to Represent Children Who Need Immigration and Family Court Assistance (Free Audio-only)
PLEASE NOTE the 3:00 PM START TIME FOR THIS FREE ONE-HOUR BRIEFING. June 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) You can participate in this One-Hour Briefing and learn...
"Learn how to volunteer as pro bono counsel for an immigrant child. In the past 8 months, the Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 47,000 children have been apprehended at the Southern border and placed in deportation proceedings. In some of the immigration courts, 12 to 15% of...
" The overreaction surrounding 57, 000 unaccompanied children who have come to the United States, with a population of 300 million, is not befitting of a great nation of immigrants. Indeed, some of the reaction against these children has been nothing short of disgraceful. The waiving of the American...
"A year ago, a Texas Rangers inquiry found “no evidence” of wrongdoing in the botched handling of migrant remains in Brooks County. New evidence indicates rampant violations of the law." - John Carlos Frey, Texas Observer, July 6, 2015 .
Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras, June 9, 2016 - "Between July 2014 and April 2016, the U.S. initiated removal proceedings against more than 64,000 children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border without their parents, according to data from the Executive Office of Immigration Review. Many of these children...
Design Observer, July 14, 2016 - "When migrants die in South Texas, the objects they leave behind hold clues to their identities. In the fall of 2013, Texas Observer reporter Melissa del Bosque and photographer Jennifer Reel visited Baylor University’s forensics lab, one of several Texas labs...