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Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation preparations as doubts mount

Added: 20.01.2018 8:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine state, state media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the United Nations.


Germany has a shortage of workers. Can refugees help?

Added: 19.01.2018 13:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Years of robust growth and rising employment is causing a problem in Germany: Companies can't fill jobs.


Belgium pledges €​19m extra aid to Palestinians to make up for Donald Trump’s funding cut

Added: 19.01.2018 13:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

Belgium has reacted to Donald Trump’s decision to cut aid destined for Palestinians by pledging to donate an extra €19m (£17m) to help make up the shortfall. The announcement came a day after the US slashed its funding for the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) by $65m (£47m). Alexander De Croo, Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and international aid minister, said UNRWA was “the last lifebuoy” for many Palestinians.

Exclusive: Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation

Added: 19.01.2018 8:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next week and last for two years.


Warnings of fallout after US freezes funding for Palestinian refugees

Added: 19.01.2018 7:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees warned Wednesday it faced its worst funding crisis ever after the White House froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions, a move Palestinian leaders decried as cruel and blatantly biased. The agency provides Palestinian refugees and their descendants across the Middle East with services including schools and medical care, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has long accused it of hostility toward Israel and called for its closure. Some five million Palestinians are eligible for its services.

What's The Best Way To Help Refugees Land A Job?

Added: 18.01.2018 22:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Stanford University's Immigration Policy Lab has created an algorithm to predict where a refugee has the best chance of finding employment.

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Italy's migrants teach themselves to stand up for themselves

Added: 18.01.2018 19:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

It used to be that when a migrant here was the victim in a car accident – a fender bender or such – the local police would still end up blaming them for the collision. “I’ve been teaching them to stand for their rights and told them to keep evidence when they interact with the authorities. For more than a decade, the Refugees and Asylum Seekers Movement in Caserta (MMRC) has been helping migrants stand up to exploitative employers and appeal effectively for documents that allow them to find legal jobs and houses.

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