Tag Archives: immigration

Migration facts in a post-truth world – IRIN

By Kristy Siegfried IRIN Post-Brexit and post-Donald Trump’s election, it’s hard to argue with the notion that we’re now living in a “post-truth” era in which objective facts often hold less weight than emotional appeals and “fake news” when it comes to shaping public opinion. Nowhere have post-truths gained more currency...
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Two people smugglers jailed

At 5am on 6 January 2016 Border Force officers at the UK inward tourist controls at the Channel Tunnel in Coquelles, France stopped a British-registered car containing 2 men and a woman. Enquiries by Border Force found the vehicle’s driver, Ana-Maria Roman, and the other passenger, Skender Amati, had left...
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EP stops work on Turkey visa waiver- EU Observer

By NIKOLAJ NIELSEN AND ESZTER ZALAN STRASBOURG, BRUSSELS, TODAY, 22:48 MEPs have stopped work on plans to give Turks visa-free access to the EU’s Schengen zone, putting a wider migrant deal in doubt. Group leaders in the European Parliament’s “conference of presidents” quietly suspended work on the file last Wednesday....
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PM’s trivial reforms unravelling

Imagine if we Vote Leave…our small and medium-sized businesses could focus on creating jobs and driving the economy rather than complying with burdensome EU regulation Day by day the Prime Minister’s renegotiation appears weaker and weaker. Before the election he promised ‘fundamental change’ in our relationship with the EU and...
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PM’s reform package is not a good deal for UK

  Today’s publication of the draft UK/EU deal confirms that the Prime Minister’s renegotiation will not address the problems which people see in the EU. The British public want to take back control and end the supremacy of EU law over our borders, economy and democracy. Nothing in today’s announcement...
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IOM Welcomes Turkey’s New Regulation to Grant Work Permits to Syrians under Temporary Protection

Ankara – The Turkish government today (15/01) announced the new Regulation on Provision of Work Permits for People under Temporary Protection which will grant work permits to Syrians registered with the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) and others under temporary protection in Turkey. “This is excellent news for both Turkey...
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