Tag: Immigrants

95% of asylum applications denied: "If I go back they kill me.  I have provided evidence.  What else do they ask for?"
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95% of asylum applications denied: "If I go back they kill me. I have provided evidence. What else do they ask for?"

"Denied on right of asylum as well as subsidiary protection. "A concise but forceful resolution, contained in a document with the letterhead of the Ministry of the Interior, has left Isabel mired in fear and uncertainty. This Colombian activist arrived in Spain fleeing certain death and hoping to find international protection that has been denied. "My work permit has been taken away and I am in an irregular situation. I cannot return to my country because if I come back they will kill me. I have relayed it to the Asylum Office with evidence. What else do they ask for? What else do I have to show for them to believe me? ", This social and indigenous leader cries out in despair, who was placed...
At least one dead and 31 survivors after overturning a boat in Lanzarote
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At least one dead and 31 survivors after overturning a boat in Lanzarote

A lifeless body and 31 survivors were located after wreck a boat near the Órzola dock Thursday night, according to the manager of the Lanzarote Emergency Consortium, Enrique Espinosa, who indicated that on the boat 46 people were traveling.Members of the firefighters, Civil Protection and various emergency agencies on the island, as well as residents of the area tried this Thursday night to help the occupants of the boat, whose cries were heard from the shore, indicated the manager of the ConsortiumIn this port another boat was wrecked in November 2020 and then four immigrants died drowned when they were about to touch land. . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or ar...
SEF guarantees that unit to receive immigrants in Caxias will stay "totally independent" from prison
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SEF guarantees that unit to receive immigrants in Caxias will stay "totally independent" from prison

The Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) guaranteed today that the housing unit in Caxias prison, in Oeiras, to receive immigrants who enter Portugal in an illegal situation, will be “fully independent and autonomous” from the prison establishment. In a response sent to the Lusa agency and in reaction to the advanced news by TVI, the SEF explains that, within the scope of an agreement for the transfer of premises with the Directorate-General for Reinsertion and Prison Services, it is carrying out “restructuring work on an unoccupied property” for a Temporary Installation Center (CIT). The infrastructure in question is completely independent and autonomous from the Caxias Prison Establishment” which is located in the north wing, needs th...
During the Biden government, more Mexicans are deported than in the Trump era
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During the Biden government, more Mexicans are deported than in the Trump era

According to the Office of Field Operations and the Border Patrol, last May the highest figure of the reference period was presented, with 70,630 records, against 65,663 in April, 62,576 in March and 44,275 in February. .Meanwhile, in January the total was 40,821 events; in December 2020, 39 thousand 396; in November, 44 thousand 168, and in October, 46 thousand 801, to give the total of 414 thousand 330.Meanwhile, statistics from the Migration Policy Unit (UPM) of the Ministry of the Interior, prepared from records of the National Institute of Migration, among other sources, show that from January to May 84,826 Mexicans living in the United States were deported. Unidos, according to the update that La Jornada had access to."Throughout the current year the figures have been increasing an...
The governor of Texas warns that he will continue with the construction of the wall and that migrants "they will go to jail"
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The governor of Texas warns that he will continue with the construction of the wall and that migrants "they will go to jail"

Undocumented migrants crossing the border illegally in Texas (USA) could be arrested and face state charges under a tough new plan announced Thursday by the governor Greg Abbott, who indicated that he also intends to continue the construction of the border wall with Mexico. Abbott indicated that migrants will be arrested by officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety and could face charges for trespassing, drug trafficking, human trafficking or damage to property, among others.During a border security summit where representatives of different police departments of the state participated, the republican governor announced the plan that seeks to put a stop to what he consid...
The European Parliament condemns Morocco for the "political use of minors" in the avalanche over Ceuta
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The European Parliament condemns Morocco for the "political use of minors" in the avalanche over Ceuta

It was an open secret and the European Parliament on Thursday condemned Morocco's attitude for allowing the arrival in Ceuta last May of more than 7,000 immigrants, many of them children. He also accuses Rabat of using migration to "put political pressure" on Spain. He hopes, yes, that the crisis does not deteriorate relations between Brussels and Rabat. The European Parliament has approved the text with 397 votes in favor, 85 against and 196 abstentions, a resolution agreed by the four main groups in Parliament, which are popular, socialist, liberal and green.The text condemns "the use of border controls, migration and unaccompanied minors" as "political pressure" against a European country...
The president of Argentina angers Mexico and Brazil: "The Mexicans came from the Indians, the Brazilians from the jungle and we from the ships"
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The president of Argentina angers Mexico and Brazil: "The Mexicans came from the Indians, the Brazilians from the jungle and we from the ships"

The Argentine president, Alberto Fernández, attributed this Wednesday a phrase to the Mexican writer Octavio Paz (1914-1998) and generated a stir on social networks, where many users warned that the president erred when awarding the Nobel Prize words that more closely match a song of the music Litto Nebbia."Octavio Paz once wrote that the Mexicans came out of the Indians, the Brazilians came out of the jungle, But we Argentines came from the ships, "said Fernández in a ceremony with the Spanish head of government, Pedro Sánchez, who is making an official visit to Buenos Aires.The president made that statement when referring to the waves of European immigrants who came to Argentina in the past -...
Covid-19: vaccination of illegal immigrants is being studied
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Covid-19: vaccination of illegal immigrants is being studied

The coordinator of the `task force' of vaccination against covid-19 announced this Wednesday that the way to vaccinate illegal immigrants is being studied, as well as the advantages and risks of immunizing children and young people. “Right now, what process is being studied to bring, not the legal ones, because they are perfectly identified, but the ones not legalized to the vaccination process”, said Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo to the “Great Interview” of RTP3. According to the person responsible for the logistical plan, there is a need to create "a number in the national health system" for people who are illegally in the country, since they "have to be identified in some way before the health services, even to be follow the vaccination pr...
The PP demands the resignation "immediate" from the Foreign Minister: "It has generated a diplomatic crisis of the first order"
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The PP demands the resignation "immediate" from the Foreign Minister: "It has generated a diplomatic crisis of the first order"

The Popular Party has targeted the Foreign Minister, Arancha González Laya, for her "disastrous management" with the leader of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali. Through his secretary general, Teodoro García Egea, he has called for Laya's "immediate" resignation, considering that, with his actions, "he has generated a diplomatic crisis of the first order."This is what he has expressed in an interview on TVE, where he has pointed out, lamented, in addition, the "null weight in foreign policy" that this Government has. In this sense, he has stated bluntly that the Executive "is doing very badly" with everything related to Ghali and has denounced the lack of transparency regarding the situation ...
This is how they see the Spanish Government from Morocco: "They lack geopolitical intelligence, there is amateurism and lightness in their attitude"
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This is how they see the Spanish Government from Morocco: "They lack geopolitical intelligence, there is amateurism and lightness in their attitude"

The open crisis between Spain and Morocco caused by the hospitalization in Spain of the leader Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, who entered the country under a false identity, has been commented by political analyst Omar Dahbi, who has stressed that Ghali's reception constitutes a "serious violation" of Spanish law and this attitude of the Spanish Government has "discredited Spain before the European authorities "."An Executive who has agreed to bypass the judicial power of his own country by welcoming into his territory an individual wanted by this same power with a false identity is capable of anything"Dahbi explained in an interview on the program Info opposite broadcasted by the channel Matin...