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Today β€” August 14th 2020Your RSS feeds

Taking Hard Line, Greece Turns Back Migrants by Abandoning Them at Sea

By Patrick Kingsley and Karam Shoumali

Many Greeks have grown frustrated as tens of thousands of asylum seekers languished on Greek islands. Now, evidence shows, a new conservative government has a new method of keeping them out.

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Protesters Blocked ICE Buses in Oregon. Federal Agents Responded in Force.

By Mike Baker

Using crowd-control weapons, agents were able to extract people who were detained on one of the buses after hundreds of protesters in Bend, Ore., blocked the vehicles from moving.

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β€˜No Slavery in Australia’? These Pacific Islanders Tell a Different Story

By Isabella Kwai

The Black Lives Matter movement has offered a rare moment for the descendants of plantation laborers brought aboard ships in the 19th century to make their family histories known.

Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus

By Michael D. Shear and Caitlin Dickerson

Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident’s entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the communicable disease.

The Story of Refugees in America Through the Gripping Tales of Two Women

By Mimi Swartz

In “After the Last Border,” Jessica Goudeau offers a searing history of this nation’s response to humanitarian crises while recounting the stories of two refugees.

At the Census Bureau, a Technical Memo Raises Alarms Over Politics

By Michael Wines

A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of Representatives.

After a Lull, the Number of Migrants Trying to Enter the U.S. Has Soared

By Kirk Semple

The number of immigrants arrested at the southwestern border has more than doubled since the spring, fueled by Mexico’s economic slump and a Trump administration policy that migrants say works in their favor.

Coronavirus Leads Japan to Lock Borders, Shutting Out Foreign Workers

By Ben Dooley

A pandemic policy that bars re-entry for many permanent and long-term residents has upended many lives and undercut Tokyo’s efforts to woo global capital and talent.

Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free

By Megan K. Stack

He fled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. He exposed Australia’s offshore detention camps — from the inside. He survived, stateless, for seven years. What’s next?

Meet the Official Accused of Helping Trump Politicize Homeland Security

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Jesse McKinley

Chad F. Wolf joined the Department of Homeland Security in its infancy to help prevent another 9/11. Now he is helping President Trump use it to achieve his political ambitions.

How Joe Arpaio’s Fate in Arizona Could Be a Window Into Trump’s

By Hank Stephenson

The polarizing former sheriff of Maricopa County, a stylistic doppelgänger to President Trump, is running for his old office in a state where approval of both men has slid.

New Jersey Assembly passes bill that would allow illegal immigrants to obtain professional licenses

By Sam Dorman

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign legislation passed in the State Assembly Thursday that would allow illegal immigrants to obtain professional and occupational licenses in the state, raising concerns about the supply of jobs during a pandemic.