Tag: immigration

Families in Africa fear impact of U.S. immigration ban, what you need to know…

Trump issued an expanded version of his travel ban that suspended immigrant visas - a category that includes family visas - for Eritreans and Nigerians. The other countries with new restrictions are Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Tanzania and Sudan.

Merkel, Macron’s Africa trip: Expectations and the unexpected

Merkel, Macron’s Africa trip: Expectations and the unexpected

Returning migrants to The Gambia: the political, social and economic costs

Franzisca Zanker | Freiburg University Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on the migrants (including refugees) who have entered Europe in large numbers since 2015. Under the European Union Commission’s New Partnership Framework launched...

Algeria to grant legal status to African migrants

By Lamine Chikhi | ALGIERS Algeria plans to grant residency rights and job permits to illegal African migrants, responding to a shortage of workers in farming and construction while also seeking to combat a surge in...

In South Africa, immigration feeds corrupt officials and race hate

In 2010 police in Johannesburg shot Justin Ejimkonye, a Nigerian migrant, in the leg. The reason why is unclear: It took the police 18 months to charge Ejimkonye with any crime. When...

Setback for Trump as U.S. judges reject travel ban

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Trump administration failed to offer any evidence.

Worried about Trump, asylum seekers walk cold road to Canada

Manitoba's Welcome Place refugee agency helped 91 claimants between Nov. 1 and Jan. 25 - more than the agency normally sees in a year.

OPINION: Will the US election outcome Trump Africa?

Some broad Trump policy ideologies that have emerged include trade protectionism, fiscal austerity and anti-immigration, amongst others.