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King of Morocco mistaken for people smuggler off Ceuta shores

Ceuta - In a rather embarrassing incident, Spain's Civil Guard apprehended King Mohammed VI of Morocco while he was enjoying a summer boat trip in waters more commonly used by drug smugglers and human traffickers. Faces were red and apologies have been made.

Texas closes its border to Mexico

After repeated attempts to receive aid to help with the Mexican refugee crisis have failed, Texas officials have been forced to take drastic measures.

U.S. Immigration says flood of illegals imploding system

Washington - US immigration officials say the deluge of Central American children and adults pouring across the US border threatens to implode the American immigration system, and that Pres. Barack Obama's recent actions are likely to make it worse.

Desperate and alone, immigrant children to be housed in Dallas

Dallas - More than 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into Texas earlier this month are on their way to shelters in Dallas, Texas.

Child identity theft — A little known silent and growing epidemic

Children are 51 times more likely to be victims of identity theft than adults. When an unused Social Security number is linked to a different name, the theft will be discovered when children use their ID for the first time, often with dire consequences.

Op-Ed: America says 'No' to housing illegal immigrant children

Lawrenceville - On Monday, the Obama administration had to put a halt to clandestine plans to house around 500 illegal immigrant children in a recently closed college in rural Virginia. Citing safety issues, local officials said gang affiliations are a big concern.

Op-Ed: America: Dumping ground or safe refuge?

According to CNN News on Friday, in the past year, over 47,000 children have made the journey from Central America, often alone, to the U.S. border. Officially, they are called Unaccompanied Children, or UACs by the Department of Homeland Security.

Arizona has become 'dumping ground' for illegal immigrants

The illegals immigrants, mostly from Central America, cross the Rio Grande into Texas where they are soon picked up by the Border Patrol. Last year 154,453 immigrants were apprehended, up from the 97,762 caught in 2012.

Vancouver, among other cities, could be sanctuary to migrants

Vancouver - Advocates are pushing for Vancouver to become a "sanctuary city" for undocumented immigrants in North America. It would prevent the Vancouver Police Department from reporting a person's legal status to the authorities unless a crime was committed.

More than 100 immigrants found in alleged Houston stash house

Houston - After receiving a tip, Houston police raided a house and found more than 100 immigrants inside, believed to have entered the U.S. illegally and held against their will. Five arrests were made.

UK Government 'go home' text campaign harasses UK immigrants

London - For the second time recently, the UK's Border Agency, has been heavily criticised after thousands of text messages were sent to suspected illegal immigrants warning them to quit the UK.

Moscow police find over 200 undocumented migrants underground

Moscow - Over 200 undocumented foreigners were living and working in an underground city in Moscow, which included a café, casino, movie theater and even a chicken coop, along with a huge garment factory complex.

54,000 immigrants set to drive under new Connecticut bill

New Haven - At 12:37a.m. on Thursday, the Connecticut Senate passed a bill, 19-16, that would allow immigrants who cannot establish legal presence in the U.S. to obtain a driver's license in the state legally.

More than 20 illegal immigrants arrested in sweep in Connecticut

Around 20 illegal immigrants were arrested by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents (ICE) since last week, in an operation that will continue through Saturday.

Texas bans shooting immigrants from helicopters

Austin - Texas state troopers will no longer be permitted to shoot immigrants from helicopters under new rules announced on Thursday.

Reuters poll: 53% of Americans want illegal immigrants deported

A new Reuters/Ipos poll shows that more than half of US citizens want "most or all" of the country's illegal immigrants deported. Reuters reports that the results point to the hurdles lawmakers face in the ongoing reform of the country's immigration laws.

Senate reaches bipartisan agreement on immigration reform

Washington - In a recently completed news conference, an eight-member group of US Senators announced they have reached a bipartisan agreement in principle for comprehensive immigration reform.

Arizona stripper busted on human smuggling charges

Florence - If you are driving a car with six illegal immigrants in it, it is a good idea to obey all the traffic laws. And if stopped and you tell a police officer the six men are friends, it is prudent to know their names.

Two illegal Afghani immigrants guilty of murder of Greek man

Athens - Greece was shocked to the core in May 2011 by the violent murder of a Greek man as he fetched his car to take his pregnant wife to hospital to give birth. The perpetrators of the crime, two illegal immigrants from Afghanistan, were found guilty today.

Stiffer penalties for illegal immigrants who commit crimes

Athens - Greece is to introduce new legislation to impose stricter penalties on illegal immigrants who commit serious crimes. The measure is to be brought in to tackle the escalating wave of crime committed by foreigners.

California school scraps 'Dress Like a Mexican Day'

Anaheim - An Orange County high school's "Dress up like a Mexican Day," has been indefinitely canceled after an investigation found that stereotyping Mexican Americans as bandanna-wearing gangbangers was "hurtful and demeaning" to Latino students.

French Socialists to dismantle Sarkozy’s immigration policies

At the French Senate’s Judicial Committee hearing on Wednesday July 24, France’s new Interior Minister Manuel Valls signalled that the new Socialist government of President François Hollande intended making changes in French immigration law.

Lake Malawi: At least 47 illegal immigrants drown

People trying to escape drought and war in Ethiopia and Somalia have drowned whilst trying to cross Lake Malawi in a small boat. At least 47 people are reported dead so far.

Lake Malawi: At least 47 illegal immigrants drown

People trying to escape drought and war in Ethiopia and Somalia have drowned whilst trying to cross Lake Malawi in a small boat. At least 47 people are reported dead so far.

Israel begins deportation of illegal immigrants

Israel has begun the deportation of illegal immigrant workers who came from South Sudan. More are to be repatriated to their nation of origin in the days to come.

Op-Ed: Obama offers testy retort to heckling reporter

The President and current Regime Master of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave responded to the Daily Caller reporter and heckler in a mildly testy fashion.

Greece: Election promises to stop invasion of illegal immigrants

Athen - The leader of New Democracy, Anthonis Samaras, has promised to stop the "invasion of illegal immigrants" and called for a common European asylum and deportation policy.

Greece: Migrant wall on Turkish border to be completed shortly

Greece has announced that the construction of the controversial anti-migrant wall on the Greek-Turkish border by the Evros River, will be completed shortly. The wall is deemed to have practical and symbolic value.

Police to 'sweep' Athens and send illegal immigrants to camps

Athens - Athens is in turmoil, this time not because of protests but due to the controversy surrounding the imminent deportation of thousands of undocumented immigrants.

California Dream Act Bill now legal for illegal immigrants

Sacramento - Governor Jerry Brown has signed the California Dream Act into Law to allow illegal immigrants to qualify for state funding for college financial aid. This follows the defeat of last year's federal Dream Act bill by Congress.
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CE Immigration Enforcement Agents transporting suspects after a raid.
CE Immigration Enforcement Agents transporting suspects after a raid.
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Police found more than 100 immigrants  believed to have entered the U.S. illegally in a Houston hous...
Police found more than 100 immigrants, believed to have entered the U.S. illegally in a Houston house.
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Jeffery Bugai  man accused of raping latino immigrants in the San Francisco Bay area.
Jeffery Bugai, man accused of raping latino immigrants in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Photographer captures swarms of illegal aliens crossing US border.
Photographer captures swarms of illegal aliens crossing US border.
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A protestor hides his identity behind his sign outside a courtroom in downtown phoenix.
Grape pickers. These workers migrate from field to field in northern Mexico and California.
Grape pickers. These workers migrate from field to field in northern Mexico and California.
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Crossing Mexico s Southern border on the 
Suchiate River on the Mexico-Guatemala border.
Crossing Mexico's Southern border on the Suchiate River on the Mexico-Guatemala border.
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One of the UK government's mobile anti-immigration billboards that caused such controversy in the UK as it toured various London boroughs
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A crime scene in San Pedro Sula  Honduras
Charles Parkinson /Monday  21 April 2014
A crime scene in San Pedro Sula, Honduras Charles Parkinson /Monday, 21 April 2014
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