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Trump says he will suspend all immigration into US over coronavirus

Trump says he will suspend all immigration into US over coronavirus

President Donald Trump said on Monday he will suspend all immigration into the United States temporarily through an executive order in response to the coronavirus outbreak and to protect American jobs.

Second Greek migrant camp under virus lockdown: officials

Second Greek migrant camp under virus lockdown: officials

Officials in Greece on Sunday placed a second migrant camp near Athens under lockdown after an Afghan resident tested positive for the coronavirus, the migration ministry said.

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria's defence minister has hit out at ‘unreasonable’ Greek plans to build a camp near their border to shelter asylum seekers amid a migration surge from Turkey.

Riot police on Greek islands as work begins on new migrant camps

Riot police on Greek islands as work begins on new migrant camps

Riot police were dispatched to the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios on Tuesday as the government ploughed ahead with the construction of controversial new migrant camps, officials said.

'Nervous' PM Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election

'Nervous' PM Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday's election but pledged to deliver a ‘transformative’ Brexit ...

UK intercepts 86 migrants crossing Channel in one day

UK intercepts 86 migrants crossing Channel in one day

British authorities said they intercepted 86 migrants crossing the Channel from France on small boats on Tuesday, thought to be one of the largest number of apprehensions in a single day.

US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children: DHS

US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children: DHS

President Donald Trump's administration announced Wednesday that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

Papua New Guinea says will not renew Australia refugee contract

Papua New Guinea says will not renew Australia refugee contract

Papua New Guinea will not renew a contract with an Australian company providing security at Pacific refugee camps, a senior minister told AFP, in another setback for the deeply controversial policy.

Trump inadvertently reveals more of US-Mexico migrant deal

Trump inadvertently reveals more of US-Mexico migrant deal

US President Donald Trump accidentally revealed Tuesday that Mexico agreed to take stronger legal action to halt Central American migrants if its initial efforts to stem the flow don't show results in 45 days.

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to seal the US-Mexican border, claiming in a tweet that America's southern neighbor is allowing illegal immigrants to cross unhindered.

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

President Donald Trump takes his politically explosive push for walling off the Mexican border to the frontier city of El Paso on Monday, four days before a deadline for Congress to meet his demands.