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EU, British citizens voice Brexit fears

London - From healthcare costs to burdensome bureaucracy, some of the millions of EU citizens in the UK and Britons living on the continent aired their Brexit concerns in parliament this week as negotiations loom.

Cuban migrants furious, disconcerted by end of US welcome policy

Panama - For Cubans trekking through Latin America to the United States, the sudden decision by President Barack Obama to end a longstanding policy giving them automatic entry has come as a cold, hard punch to the gut.

Obama ends decades-old policy for Cuban migrants

Washington - US President Barack Obama ended a decades-old policy that allowed Cuban migrants who arrived illegally on US soil to stay.

Mexico says 'no way' it will pay for US border wall

Mexico - Mexico's new foreign minister insisted on Tuesday that there is "no way" that his country will pay for a massive US border wall as US President-elect Donald Trump has demanded.

Another 5,000 Jews quit France for Israel: agency

Paris - Another 5,000 French Jews emigrated to Israel last year, figures showed Monday, continuing a trend that has seen tens of thousands quit the country after a series of attacks targeting the community.

Young migrants living in limbo, awaiting Trump's move

New York - The mother of Juana and Ines Alejandro took a deep breath, put on a brave face and handed her toddlers over to strangers at the Mexican border to be smuggled into the United States.That was 17 years ago.

Germany deportation headache with North African migrants

Berlin - Since the million-strong influx of migrants into Germany last year, authorities there have struggled to deport failed asylum seekers from Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria when their home countries refuse to take them back.

Swiss parliament finally agrees on EU migrant curbs plan

Geneva - The Swiss parliament on Friday finally agreed on a plan to curb immigration from the EU, as called for in a 2014 referendum, without jeopardising its vital relationship with the bloc.

Feud suspected in deadly French migrant shelter fire

Paris - The fire that claimed the life of a man at a French home for migrant workers was probably linked to a feud between residents, the interior ministry said, ruling out a racist attack.

With rebel Aleppo to fall, Syrians abroad ponder cost

Atenas - As the battle for Aleppo enters its final phase, Syrians now living in Greece feel utterly consumed by the human cost of the four-year rebel fight for the traumatised city.

British communities 'worryingly' segregated: report

London - Some UK communities are "worryingly" segregated and government failure to tackle social and economic isolation, particularly among Muslims, is playing into the hands of extremists, a government-commissioned report warned Monday.

Trump win breathes life into private detention industry

Washington - Donald Trump's White House triumph this month caught the business world by surprise but also breathed life into a little-understood US industry: private prisons and migrant detention centers.

Three minutes to embrace on US-Mexico border

San Ysidro - For 20 years, Laura Avila had yearned to hug her mother again. On Saturday, tears streaming down her face, the 35-year-old had her wish finally come true -- if only for three minutes.

Boatpeople policy tarnishes Australia rights record: UN

Sydney - Australia's "punitive approach" to boatpeople has tarnished its human rights record, the United Nations said Friday as it voiced concern that xenophobia and hate speech was on the rise.

Boatpeople policy tarnishes Australia rights record: UN

Sydney - Australia's "punitive approach" to boatpeople has tarnished its human rights record, the United Nations said Friday as it voiced concern that xenophobia and hate speech was on the rise.

Boatpeople policy tarnishes Australia rights record: UN

Sydney - Australia's "punitive approach" to boatpeople has tarnished its human rights record, the United Nations said Friday as it voiced concern that xenophobia and hate speech was on the rise.

California pro-migrant groups mobilize after Trump win

Los Angeles - State officials, religious leaders and rights groups in California are struggling to reassure immigrants after the election of Donald Trump, urging unity and vowing support but also bracing for the worst.

Mexico urges migrants in US to 'stay calm'

Mexico - Days after Donald Trump vowed to deport undocumented migrants with criminal records, Mexico's government told its citizens in the United States to "stay calm" and launched a hotline to report "incidents.

Mexico to discuss deportations with Trump team

Mexico - Mexico's government said Monday it will discuss with US President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration his plan to jail or deport millions of undocumented migrants with criminal records.

Refugees in Australia's remote camps offered US resettlement

Sydney - Refugees held on remote Pacific camps after trying to reach Australia by boat will be resettled in the US in a "one-off" deal, the premier says, a breakthrough that could see the controversial facilities closed.

Refugees in Australia's remote camps offered US resettlement

Sydney - Refugees held on remote Pacific camps after trying to reach Australia by boat will be resettled in the US in a "one-off" deal, the premier says, a breakthrough that could see the controversial facilities closed.

Refugees in Australia's remote camps offered US resettlement

Sydney - Refugees held on remote Pacific camps after trying to reach Australia by boat will be resettled in the US in a "one-off" deal, the premier says, a breakthrough that could see the controversial facilities closed.

The fears of the undocumented in the time of Trump

Los Angeles - When would-be immigrants Bernardino and Samuel got word in Mexico of the election of Donald Trump, they immediately gave up their plans to cross illegally into the United States.

Spike in illegal border crossings from Mexico: US

Washington - The number of migrants illegally entering the United States from Mexico jumped more than 16 percent in October, US officials said on Thursday.

Record Latino vote turnout not enough to give Hillary a win

New York - Latino voters were supposed to be Hillary Clinton's secret weapon to win the White House -- but even high turnout by voters in the fastest-growing US minority wasn't enough for her to seal the deal.What happened?

Last buses leave Calais 'Jungle' with women, children

Calais - The last buses out of the Calais "Jungle" left the French camp Thursday, carrying 291 migrants, mostly couples and women with children, to shelters around the country.

Boatpeople face lifetime ban from Australia

Sydney - Australia moved Sunday to bar any refugee or asylum-seeker who arrives in the country illegally by boat from ever being able to apply for a visa, even as tourists or for business.

Boatpeople face lifetime ban from Australia

Sydney - Australia moved Sunday to bar any refugee or asylum-seeker who arrives in the country illegally by boat from ever being able to apply for a visa, even as tourists or for business.

Boatpeople face lifetime ban from Australia

Sydney - Australia moved Sunday to bar any refugee or asylum-seeker who arrives in the country illegally by boat from ever being able to apply for a visa, even as tourists or for business.

Rancher yearns for Trump wall on US-Mexico border

Arivaca - To many, Donald Trump's pledge to build a wall along the US-Mexico border is unrealistic. But for Jim Chilton, it's the only way he'll get a good night's sleep.
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your DJournalist looking meaningfully off into the distance like all heroes do, with the Twin Rivers Elementary School entrance in the background, as we exited the Oath of Allegiance Ceremonies in Castlegar B.C. Wed Oct 27 2010
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Two new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio Speaking to the 15,000 Supporters who showed up to Rally Against Illegal Immigration at the Phoenix Civic Center with 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump.
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A baby born in the Texas of an illegal immigrant cannot be given a birth certificate.
A baby born in the Texas of an illegal immigrant cannot be given a birth certificate.
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Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty holds up a report titled "The Dark Side of Migration: Spotlight on Qatar’s construction sector ahead of the World Cup", during a news conference in Doha
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Pro-immigration protest in Berlin  Germany. 2015
Pro-immigration protest in Berlin, Germany. 2015
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Protesters against French immigration policies  Paris 2008
Protesters against French immigration policies, Paris 2008
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U.S. Border Patrol officer checking a car at the border.
U.S. Border Patrol officer checking a car at the border.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Children being housed at detention centers at border.
Children being housed at detention centers at border.
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