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#Migrants

# migrants - Monday 12 December, 2016

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# migrants - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

# migrants - Monday 5 December, 2016

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

# migrants - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

# migrants - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'Undocumented people in Ireland are the same as the Irish undocumented in the US'

One in five undocumented migrants has been here for over a decade.

# migrants - Friday 25 November, 2016

UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority

The head of the UNHCR says Burmese troops are slaughtering children, raping women and burning houses.

# migrants - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client

Lawyers for the man have said he is the victim of a mistaken identity.

Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US"

Almost 90% of undocumented people living in Ireland are employed and 1 in 3 have been in the same job for five years.

# migrants - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

# migrants - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

# migrants - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

# migrants - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp

A migrant charity said it is concerned about what will happen later in the week when those determined to get to England refuse to be moved.

# migrants - Monday 24 October, 2016

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp Refugees This post contains videos

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

# migrants - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'There's a lot of hidden antipathy towards helping immigrants'

Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan on how more empathy and an overhaul of the refugee system can see Ireland take in more migrants.

# migrants - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth

The British Dental Association said Davies’ demands were “inappropriate and unethical”.

# migrants - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

# migrants - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers

TheJournal.ie has asked the UK Home Office if the proposals specifically apply to citizens of the Republic of Ireland.

# migrants - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# migrants - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France

The men said that they didn’t want to leave the migrants on the side of the road.

# migrants - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

# migrants - Monday 19 September, 2016

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp

Police believe the fire was set deliberately by people inside the camp.

# migrants - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains

Merkel is facing anger from German citizens over her open-door refugee policy.

# migrants - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee

Staff eventually noticed that the 31-year-old backpacker was unusually well-dressed for an asylum-seeker.

# migrants - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea Fair Warning This post contains videos

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea

The campaign is targeting 15 African countries.

# migrants - Friday 22 July, 2016

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

It is the 26th such operation this year.

# migrants - Monday 18 July, 2016

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

# migrants - Friday 17 June, 2016

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# migrants - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean LE Roisin This post contains images

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# migrants - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

# migrants - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

# migrants - Sunday 5 June, 2016

'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland

This figure has more than doubled in the last two years.

# migrants - Thursday 26 May, 2016

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

# migrants - Thursday 5 May, 2016

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

# migrants - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

It is the second time in a week that force has been used to disperse migrants in the French capital.

# migrants - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# migrants - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

# migrants - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

# migrants - Friday 15 April, 2016

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope

Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.

# migrants - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

# migrants - Friday 8 April, 2016

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.