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Here's One Way Italy Is Working To Integrate Migrants And Refugees

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 08.25.2016 | World

CIMINNA, Italy ― On any given summer day in Palermo, Sicily, hundreds of weary migrants and refugees can be seen disembarking large ships in the cit...

Italy Rescues 1,500 Migrants At Sea In Less Than 24 Hours

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2015 | World

ROME, April 5 (Reuters) - Italian navy and coast guard ships rescued around 1,500 migrants aboard five boats in the southern Mediterranean in less t...

To Understand Europe's Immigration Crisis, Listen to the Voiceless ‘Illegals'

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 04.22.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

The thawing -- or re-humanizing -- of Ahmedu as we got to know each other was a testament to the power of the human spirit. Yet, to too many in the West a young man like Ahmedu represents an Islamic threat in which Muslims are hell-bent on re-conquering parts of Europe to impose an Islamic caliphate. As for the argument that immigrants simply mean more recruits for terrorists, not once did Ahmedu mention words like sharia or jihad. But for the right-wing movements growing exponentially across Europe, this would not matter.

Murders in Italy Highlight the Victimization of Smuggled Migrants

Anne Gallagher | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Anne Gallagher

The overlap between smuggling and trafficking is all around us. We don't yet know exactly what happened to that group of migrants found dead in Italy but recent experiences indicate the story likely involves deception, extortion and violence.

Italy Rescues 1,800 Migrants Over Weekend, Recovers 5 Bodies

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2014 | World

ROME, July 21 (Reuters) - Italy's navy said it rescued nearly 1,800 migrants in overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and a merch...

WATCH: 'Appalling' Migrant Video Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Italy is facing widespread criticism and possible legal action after a shocking video that purportedly shows migrants stripping naked before being hos...

Calls For Immigration Reform In Wake Of Italy Shipwreck

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Steve Scherer LAMPEDUSA, Italy, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The survivors of a shipwreck off Sicily two days ago live in terrible conditions ...