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Canada prioritising deportation of border-crossers from U.S.





A Haitian boy holds onto his father as they approach an illegally crossing point, staffed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers, from Champlain, N.Y., to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, Monday, August 7, 2017. AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Canada is prioritising the deportation of asylum seekers who walked across the border from the United States illegally, federal agency statistics show, as the Liberal government tries to tackle a politically sensitive issue ahead of an election year.

The number of people deported after their refugee applications were rejected was on track to drop 25 percent so far this year compared to 2017 to its lowest point in a decade, even as the number of deported border-crossers was on track to triple, according to…

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African man has emotional last visit with his Pocatello family before likely deportation



An African man who has lived in Pocatello for longer than a decade and is facing likely deportation from the United States saw his American family for …
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School sweethearts fear being separated as South African-born chef, 36, faces deportation over technicality


A SOUTH African-born chef fears being deported and separated from his high school sweetheart because of a technicality.

Ryan Magnus, 36, has been living in Nottingham with his wife Stacey, 36, since 2016 after his spousal visa was granted for two-and-a-half years.

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Ryan and Stacey Magnus fear they may be separated after his visa request was declined and his passport was confiscated

He applied to extend his visa for an extra two-and-a-half years in July, hoping to get an indefinite leave to remain in the country like Stacey, who is also South African.

Believing his application would be accepted, he spent £1,000 on a flight to South Africa to visit his mum.

But on September 7, his application was rejected because he hadn’t provided an English language certificate, following a rule…

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Community rallies for 2 African men facing deportation – Story


– Two men facing deportation are hoping the support of a community will convince the government to let them stay in the U.S.

Both immigrants could be put on a plane to Africa at any moment. Protests outside the Rosa Parks Federal Building Thursday as the two Detroiters face deportation.

“A lot of times you forget lack immigrants, a lot of times we either think of the conversation as Black Lives Matter or separating families,” said Nabintou Doumbia. “We don’t realize there is an entire group of people who actually exist in between those two things.”

Nabintou and Assita Doumbia’s father, Banny, is one of them. The Ivory Coast native and married father of four is facing deportation after living in metro Detroit for 30 years. He’s been in ICE custody in Chippewa County since August.

Doumbia…

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Spain Orders Mass Deportation of African Migrants


Spain, known for having one of the most tolerant immigration policies in Europe and accepting boatloads of migrants when no other EU nation would, was expected to open its doors even wider under its new socialist government. But that policy now appears to be going in reverse.

In a country that has shunned anti-immigration currents prevalent in much of Europe, the mass expulsion of 166 Sub-Saharan Africans who forced their way through barbed wire fences last month and attacked guards along the Spanish north African enclave of Ceuta’s border with Morocco, has become an embarrassment for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, officials and analysts say.

“Humanitarianism is not permissiveness” said Spanish interior minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska before a parliamentary hearing on…

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Deportation of African assylum seekers is “unlawful and cruel”; Amnesty International



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