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Greece Recovers 2 Bodies After Immigrant Boat Capsizes

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials say the bodies of a woman and an 11-year-old boy have been found a day after a fishing boat crammed with immig...

If You've Got $870,000, Malta Can Be Your Homeland

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

While the United States and many European countries scramble to secure borders and crack down on undocumented immigrants, one little island has come u...

Lessons of Lampedusa

Uri Dadush | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Uri Dadush

The extraordinarily restrictive immigration policies of rich countries are motivated in part by xenophobia, and in some cases by simple racism. But those policies are also the result of faulty economic thinking.

Europe's Most Talented Youth Flee In Search Of Opportunity

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

MADRID (AP) — Santiago Oviedo, a lanky 24-year-old from Madrid, is on track to get his master's in physics in October — a crucial milestone in his...

UN: 1,500 Migrants Died Trying To Reach Europe In 2011

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

GENEVA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - A record 1,500 migrants, mainly from Somalia and other parts of Africa, died trying to reach European shores in 2011 an...

Immigrant Scapegoating: Not Just an American Pastime

Michelle Chen | Posted 03.27.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

Around the world, as long as people keep moving, politicians will continue to talk breathlessly about the immigration "crisis."

Two Countries Denied Entry To Europe's Free-Travel Zone

AP | By DON MELVIN | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- Romania and Bulgaria, the European Union's two newest members, were denied entry into Europe's borderless free-travel zone Thursday when E...

Europe's Boogey Man: Nomadic Migration Part 3

Phillip Martin | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Phillip Martin

Thousands of panicked Libyans are heading across the Mediterranean. But what happens once these desperate visitors are released in places like Malta in the midst of anti-immigrant fervor?

Spain's Arizona

Federico F. Peña | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Federico F. Peña

The U.S. and Europe share the burden of failed immigration policies, and the lesson is clear: Piecemeal strategies that "secure the border first" are short-sighted and contribute to a false debate.

Calais: French Police Bulldoze Refugee Camp, Detain Hundreds Including Children

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CALAIS, France (AP) — French police cleared out, then bulldozed, a squalid forest camp near the northern city of Calais on Tuesday, detaining hu...