Posts Tagged ‘Illegal immigrants’

Religious worker visas are being used to exploit migrant workers

Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Newsroom reports that last year three priests laid a complaint with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) about the way a North Island organisation is using the Religious Worker Category (RWC) visa. The priests allege some religious organisations are using RWC visas to bring migrants to New Zealand for ulterior motives. The allegations are contained in Read more

Reunifying families separated at border is not easy

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Reunifying families separated on the Mexico-United States border is a massive undertaking. About 2,300 undocumented children were taken from their parents in recent weeks by US Border Control. That stopped last Wednesday when US President Donald Trump signed an executive order ending his administration’s policy of separating the families of illegal immigrants at the border. Read more

Trump ends family separation policy

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

The United States’ family separation policy has ended. The policy has seen thousands of children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border. US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to end the policy after days of outrage from the public and politicians. “We’re going to have strong — very strong — borders, Read more

European leaders knowingly complicit in torture

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

European Union (EU) leaders are “knowingly complicit in the torture and exploitation” of thousands of migrants and refugees from Libya. In a new report titled “Libya’s Dark Web of Collusion”, Amnesty International says the EU finances the Libyan coastguard and officials running the country’s detention camps to carry out torture and exploitation. At present, the Read more

Sanctuary for immigrants hiding from Trump

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Sanctuary in churches and synagogues is on offer to illegal immigrants in the US. President-elect Donald Trump wants to deport all illegal immigrants, especially criminals. If they’re not deported, he says they will be incarcerated. His election vow to deport an estimated 11 million people has seen illegal immigrants hiding from federal authorities. Many are Read more