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Rights group slams Israel over treatment of African migrants

Sep 09, 2014

Rights group slams Israel over treatment of African migrants

The reports says that some returning Sudanese have faced torture, arbitrary detention, and treason charges at the hands of the anti-Israel Sudanese government, while returning Eritreans also risk harassment. #NewsTracker #Israel #Sudan #Human Rights Watch #Human-rights violations #Eritrea #Immigrant Detention Centre #Negev desert #Israel policy on Immigrants
Silver lining Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in US

Aug 27, 2014

Silver lining Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in US

As Michael Brown is laid to rest in Ferguson, the town's wounds are a long way from healing. But while looking at all the many things that went wrong it's worth reflecting on the things that didn't. #OnOurMind #Small business #race relations #Ferguson #Michael Brown #Michael Brown shooting #Indian shopkeepers #Ferguson teen shooting #Immigrant race relations in US #United States racism #Racial tension in US
President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation

Aug 25, 2014

President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation

For Obama, his nine rounds of golf over the course of two weeks on Martha's Vineyard, about five hours per round, demonstrated his need to let off some steam from the white-hot political polarization of Washington ahead of a looming partisan battle over new immigration rules he will soon issue. #President Obama #NewsTracker #Iraq #Foreign policy #ISIL #Michael Brown #James Foley #Immigration debate #Islamic State of Iraw and the Levant
Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

Aug 22, 2014

Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

PM Tony Abbott won an election after campaigning heavily on tough immigration policies, which have been criticised internationally but remain popular with voters. #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Immigration Policy #Human Rights Commission #Asylum seekers #Tony Abbott #Detention Centre #refuguees
Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

Aug 20, 2014

Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

With the Left and the Congress in retreat, the BJP is seeing a rise in its fortunes in West Bengal. It is now positioning itself as the prime opposition to Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Trinamool Congress #Left Front #Modi #illegal immigrants #BJP in Bengal
Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

Sep 30, 2014

Patrick, Van de Putte spar over taxes, immigration

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor are tearing into each other over tax and immigration policy. Republican Dan Patrick, a Houston tea party darling, is favored in November. That means Democrat Leticia Van de Putte of a San... #Texas #San Antonio, TX #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Dan Patrick (politician) #Austin, TX
Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

Sep 29, 2014

Immigrants account for Swiss population growth

GenevaLunch News BERN, SWITZERLAND – It’s official: the Swiss population grew by more than 100,000 people to 8.14 million in 2013 thanks mainly to immigration. The growth in the number of Swiss citizens was fueled by those who acquired Swiss citizens... #Texas #San Antonio, TX #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Dan Patrick (politician) #Austin, TX
Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

Sep 29, 2014

Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children

Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the border in the last year still don't have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are training volunteer attorneys to help handle the massive caseload... #Texas #San Antonio, TX #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Dan Patrick (politician) #Austin, TX