Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

Zuckerberg to Trump: ‘Keep our doors open to refugees’

Zuckerberg to Trump: ‘Keep our doors open to refugees’

Mark Zuckerberg pushed back on President Donald Trump’s immigration initiatives today, protesting his call for local law enforcement to enforce immigration laws and his produced reduction in the number of refugees. “Like many of you, I’m concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by President Trump,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook...

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Erdogan, EU escalate angry rhetoric over refugees, EU membership

Erdogan, EU escalate angry rhetoric over refugees, EU membership

Eric DuVallANKARA, Turkey, Nov. 26 (UPI) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalated a brewing war of words with the European Union on Saturday amid fresh warnings of a refugee crisis. Latest News – UPI.com

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U.S., Australia reach deal to relocate some refugees in offshore camps

U.S., Australia reach deal to relocate some refugees in offshore camps

Eric DuVallSYDNEY, Nov. 12 (UPI) — Australia and the United States have reached a “one-off” deal to resettle some of the hundreds of asylum-seekers being held in controversial immigration camps. Latest News – UPI.com

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George Clooney on Syrian refugees: U.S. not doing well at ‘remembering who we are’

George Clooney on Syrian refugees: U.S. not doing well at ‘remembering who we are’

Marilyn MalaraBERLIN, March 16 (UPI) — George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney visited Syrian refugee families in Germany as a move to bring greater awareness to their ongoing plight. Latest News – UPI.com

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France: British exit from EU would send refugees over border

France: British exit from EU would send refugees over border

Ed AdamczykPARIS, March 3 (UPI) — Britain’s proposed European Union departure means a French migrant camp on the English Channel would relocate to England, France’s economic minister said. Top News – UPI.com

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Number of Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo doubles

Number of Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo doubles

Daniel UriaALEPPO, Syria, Feb. 6 (UPI) — The number of refugees fleeing the Syrian city of Aleppo has nearly doubled as fighting in the country continues to escalate. Top News – UPI.com

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Merkel says refugees will return home after war is over

Merkel says refugees will return home after war is over

Fred LambertBERLIN, Jan. 31 (UPI) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said refugees from Middle Eastern conflict zones will go back home after the wars in their respective countries have concluded. Latest News – UPI.com

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Merkel under pressure to tamp down on refugees

Merkel under pressure to tamp down on refugees

Ann Marie AwadBERLIN, Jan. 16 (UPI) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is under pressure to reverse Germany’s “open borders” refugee policy. Top News – UPI.com

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EU considers its own border patrol to control flow of refugees

EU considers its own border patrol to control flow of refugees

Ed AdamczykSTRASBOURG, France, Dec. 15 (UPI) — A plan by the European Union to create a cross-national border police to deal with migration to Europe is causing concern in some European governments. Top News – UPI.com

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Syrian refugee crisis: Canada to announce plan to resettle 25,000 refugees

Syrian refugee crisis: Canada to announce plan to resettle 25,000 refugees

TORONTO – Canada’s New Liberal government will announce Tuesday its plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees, bolstered by the support of all 10 of the country’s provinces. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hasn’t backed down from a pledge to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by Dec. 31 despite some pushback following the deadly attacks...

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