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Obama ends young migrant deportations

US President Barack Obama has announced an immediate end to the deportation of illegal immigrants who came to the US as children, describing the move as “the right thing to do”. Those aged between 16 and 30 who have lived in the US for five years could now be eligible...
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Deportations rob vulnerable of remittances

Thousands of Zimbabwean households are feeling the effects of lost remittances from family members forcibly returned from neighbouring South Africa since that country resumed deportations of undocumented Zimbabwean migrants in October 2011. Makaita Gwati, 60, from rural Chirumhanzi, about 90km from the provincial capital of Masvingo in southeastern Zimbabwe, relied...
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