Government confirms immigration overhaul in Queen’s Speech

Queen’s Speech: Immigration overhaul will block asylum for people who have travelled through ‘safe’ countries such as France and Belgium as ministers try to deter Channel crossings Government has unveiled legislation to overhaul the UK’s immigration system Migrants who passed through ‘safe’ country will be blocked from seeking asylum Shake-up will see migrants arriving illegally … Read more

Escape tunnel found at Yongah Hill detention centre in Western Australia

Elaborate three-metre-high escape tunnel is found at an immigration detention centre Tunnel found 10am on Monday Yongah Hill detention centre, Western Australia Activists from Refugee Action Coalition say it is unclear what tools were used 23 asylum seekers tunnelled out of Villawood detention centre in Sydney in 2001 By Australian Associated Press Published: 02:10 BST, … Read more

Controversial refugee scheme could be rolled out in Australia 

Controversial immigration scheme which brought 300,000 refugees into Canada could soon be rolled out in Australia Canada welcomed more than 300,000 refugees under the scheme since 1970s  Australia has a refugee scheme but this would bring extra sponsorships spaces It would allowed individuals, businesses and community groups to cover cost  By Australian Associated Press Published: … Read more

ICE deportations fell to a record LOW last month – despite border crossings hitting a 20-year high

The number of deportations the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out in April was the lowest recorded since the agency began, despite illegal border crossings reaching a two-decade high. Preliminary data obtained by The Washington Post reveals ICE deported 2,962 immigrants in April, a 20 percent drop from March, when 3,716 were deported. This is the … Read more

All Myanmar citizens temporarily in Australia are allowed to stay in the country

All Myanmar citizens temporarily in Australia are allowed to stay in the country indefinitely if affected by ongoing unrest Short-term visa holders from Myanmar will be allowed to stay in Australia Federal government is writing to all Myanmar citizens temporarily in Australia  Various options will be made available, including the granting of new visas  By … Read more

Tamil refugee family held in immigration detention for more than 1,000 days could be released

Tamil refugee family held in immigration detention for more than 1,000 days could be released as they fight deportation By Australian Associated Press Published: 00:55 BST, 5 May 2021 | Updated: 00:55 BST, 5 May 2021 A family of Tamil asylum-seekers being held on Christmas Island could soon be released into community detention A family … Read more

Another UK Border Force intercepts 60 migrants in Dover after 113 made crossing on Monday

Another 60 migrants including young child arrive in Dover after making most of improving weather conditions after 113 made crossing on Monday Around 60 people, including a baby, intercepted by Border Force this morning Home Office also confirmed 113 migrants detained in seven incidents on Monday Figure for last two days surpasses the total for … Read more

New study reveals a MILLION more EU migrants came to the UK over the last decade

New study reveals a MILLION more EU migrants came to the UK over the last decade than first thought, as it suggests governments made policy decisions based on inaccurate data It suggest governments have made policy decisions based on inaccurate data There were 54,000 fewer non-EU migrants every year than estimates since 2012 Net immigration … Read more

Psaki calls ‘confusion’ surrounding Harris’ role in dealing with the migrant crisis ‘perplexing’

Jen Psaki calls ‘confusion’ surrounding Kamala Harris’ role in dealing with the migrant crisis ‘perplexing’ as she says immigration policy has never been a ‘one woman’ job By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.S. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com Published: 00:23 BST, 16 April 2021 | Updated: 00:23 BST, 16 April 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki … Read more

Border Force intercepts five migrants crossing Channel after 44 made crossing yesterday

Border Force intercepts five migrants crossing the Channel in rough conditions after 44 made the dangerous crossing yesterday A boat carrying five men was intercepted by Border Force at Dover, Kent, today  Two men, who were from Afghanistan, claimed to be trying to return to Italy Several boats attempting to cross from France turned back … Read more

White House’s border coordinator Roberta S. Jacobson to RESIGN

BREAKING NEWS: White House’s border coordinator Roberta S. Jacobson to RESIGN as Biden struggles to contain the historic surge in migrants Jacobson announced the move in a New York Times interview on Friday  She praised Biden for his efforts to ‘repair and recast’ the  immigration system Jacobson, the former ambassador to Mexico, then slammed Trump  By … Read more

Trump: ‘Glimmer of hope’ border wall is being restarted but Biden is just ‘Bernie on steroids’

Donald Trump said in a rambling interview Tuesday that President Joe Biden is showing a ‘glimmer of hope’ with potentially restarting construction on the southern border wall – despite claiming his administration is like ‘Bernie [Sanders] on steroids.’ ‘I think it’s great that they reversed themselves but a lot of damage was done,’ Trump told … Read more