Tuesday, April 20, 2021


US state to pay undocumented migrants pandemic relief

The initiative will see more than 90,000 migrants pocket up to US$15,600 and some 200,000 others receive more than US$3,000.

Governor slams Kamala Harris as ‘worst possible choice’ to solve migrant border crisis

President Biden has put Harris in charge of talks with Mexico and Central American countries about slowing the tide of illegal immigrants crossing the US border.

Khairy to meet with home minister on Covid-19 jabs for undocumented migrants

He reiterates the government's stand that Covid-19 vaccines will be given to everyone residing in the country regardless of status.

Migrants and our annoyance levels

As the number of foreigners in our country keeps pace with our rapid development, do we think of them unkindly over things that they cannot help?

Biden tells migrants ‘don’t come’ as criticism grows

In February, the US Customs and Border Protection agency arrested about 100,000 people at the southern border, a 28% jump over January.

Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

The authorities had asked her to stay in Greece until her child was born, but she had not understood this, says a ministry source.

Group calls for probe on immigration dept for ‘defying’ court order on refugees

Human Rights Watch says the immigration department 'should recognise that it cannot operate above the law'.

Over 1,000 Myanmar nationals deported despite court order

Immigration chief Khairul Dzaimee Daud says 1,086 migrants have been sent back on three Myanmar navy ships.

High Court orders halt to Myanmar migrant deportation

Court orders temporary halt to the plan to allow for a hearing tomorrow.

Malaysian activists make legal bid to halt Myanmar deportation

Rights groups Amnesty International and Asylum Access have lodged a challenge at the Kuala Lumpur High Court to stop the deportation.

Why the government should not deport Myanmar migrants

The risk of inadvertently breaching international legal obligations and causing undocumented workers to avoid getting vaccinated against Covid-19 are some of the reasons the government should rethink its plan.

Virus jabs for all regardless of immigration status, says UK

Anyone in Britain can register with doctors and access free frontline medical care, regardless of their immigration status.

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