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BRITAIN | What makes someone an ‘illegal immigrant’?

After months of negotiations and some controversy, a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was agreed by 164 countries in early December. In the final text of this agreement and in the process that led up to it, distinguishing between “legal” or “regular” and “illegal” or “irregular” migration was presented as central to a state’s sovereignty.
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Denmark to Isolate Unwanted Asylum Seekers on 'Virus' Island

Asylum seekers in Denmark are being shipped to ‘Virus Island,’ a small stony inlet in the Baltic Sea, the right-wing Danish People’s Party said this weekend. “They are unwanted in Denmark, and they will feel that,” said Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg.

JAMAICA | Woman denied entry to T&T complains of inhumane treatment

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica July 5, 2018- Against the background discussions surrounding the free movement of CARICOM nationals at the  Heads of Government meeting being held in Montego Bay, the Jamaica Observer newspaper is reporting yet another Jamaican complaining of inhumane treatment by immigration authorities after being denied entry to Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday.

Somalis Accusing Feds Of Abuse On Plane Get Class Cert.

Law360 (June 25, 2018, 2:16 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Thursday certified a class of Somalis who are seeking to claim asylum after a botched deportation attempt by immigration authorities attracted worldwide attention and purportedly made them targets of an anti-Western terrorist organization.

Jamaicans netted in U.S. ICE sting operation

NEW YORY, NY, June 14, 2018 - Three Jamaicans were among 91 foreign nationals arrested by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency during a five-day operation in New Jersey that targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators” — the organisation said in a press release.
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