Tag: Immigration

Accepted but not welcomed: Refugees face difficulties as moved to troubled US areas

The US President has recently authorised $70 mln in funds for a nationwide refugee programme & refugees from the Middle East (Syria) as well. However, half of the States refuse to accept refugees. Asylum seekers who still arrive in the USA are being resettled in economically troubled parts of the country, to give a boost […]

Facebook begins Europe-wide campaign against extremist posts

Facebook Inc (FB.O) began a Europe-wide campaign on Monday to thwart extremist posts on social media, after German politicians in particular raised concerns about a rise in xenophobic comments linked to an influx of refugees.   The U.S.-based group launched its “Initiative for Civil Courage Online” in Berlin, pledging over 1 million euros (1 million […]

Report: Western European immigration to Israel hits unprecedented levels in 2015

Immigration from Western Europe to Israel hit all-time highs in 2015 as the perception that Jews feel threatened in the continent continues to grow, according to The Daily Mail Thursday.   Nearly 10,000 Jews, mostly from France, made aliya in 2015 after instances of anti-Semitic attacks reached record numbers.   According to The Daily Mail, […]

Western Europe Jewish migration to Israel hits all-time high

Jewish immigration to Israel from western Europe has reached an all-time high as a result of a rise in anti-Semitic attacks, a leading nonprofit group said Thursday, as France’s beleaguered Jewish community grapples with whether to refrain from donning Jewish skull caps for their own safety.   The Jewish Agency, which works closely with the […]

EU will COLLAPSE under terror and migrant strain – and it’s already starting in Germany

Martin Schulz, the German president of the European Parliament, fears the 28-member bloc will crumble under the to political unrest caused by the migrant crisis.   He said: “The worst nightmare for the European project is an outbreak of populism or political upheaval in Germany. Now it is looking like a real possibility.   “Nobody […]

Switzerland seizing assets from refugees to cover costs

Refugees arriving in Switzerland have to turn over to the state any assets worth more than 1,000 Swiss francs (£690) to help pay for their upkeep, the broadcaster SRF has reported, revealing a practice that has drawn sharp rebukes for Denmark.   SRF’s 10 vor 10 news programme showed a receipt a Syrian refugee said […]

US turns to UN to screen refugees from Central America

The Obama administration is planning to expand a program to let would-be migrants from Central America apply for refugee status before they attempt to come to the U.S., Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.   The office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees will now conduct initial screenings to see whether migrants from […]

Migrant Terror Prompts Huge Demand For Handguns

Austria has seen huge growth in the issue of handgun permits and weapon sales in recent months, following the Paris terror attacks and ongoing European migrant crisis.   In Vienna, Austria’s largest city and national capital, the number of weapon permits issued per month used to be a relatively steady average of 100. Since September, however, […]

Texas Panhandle City Says ‘Enough’ on Middle East Refugees

A city in the Texas Panhandle says “enough already” when it comes to resettling refugees from the Middle East.   The city of Amarillo now sports the dubious title of having the country’s highest ratio of refugees from Middle East nations. City officials are asking for a halt to the resettlement of these refugees because […]

Watch S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley deliver GOP response to State of the Union

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley delivered the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address.