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The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) Monday confirmed to the AP that high ranking Russian paramilitary commander Andrey Medvedev defected to Norway and applied for asylum. This marks one of the first instances of Russian paramilitary personnel defecting to the west since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In a video recorded Monday, Medvedev [...]

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams Sunday traveled to the US-Mexico border and declared that “there is no room” for migrants in his city. Adams called on the US government to help larger cities manage unprecedented levels of immigration and claimed that the influx of migrants could cost NYC up to $2 billion. “The federal [...]

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Civil organizations engaged in search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea Thursday released a joint statement condemning Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s new decree. 20 civil organizations said that though Italy’s decree is designed to target them, “the real price will be paid by people fleeing across the central Mediterranean and finding themselves in [...]

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US President Joe Biden Thursday announced the US would extend a parole program previously offered to immigrants from Venezuela to immigrants from Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti but reiterated that his administration would continue to enforce Title 42 in compliance with a recent order from the US Supreme Court. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) Wednesday criticized repressive measures on civil society groups by European governments considered to be liberal democracies. In a report, HRW expressed alarm at democratic backsliding in “healthy” democracies such as the UK, Italy, Greece and France. According to the V-Dem Institute, the COVID-19 pandemic aggravated democratic backsliding around the world. The [...]

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“That which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the entire Torah; the rest is commentary…: Rabbi Hillel, Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a Israel’s continuous support for Donald J. Trump represents a grim irony of Jewish history. Even before the latest revelations concerning this former president’s anti-Semitic outbursts (that is, his [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Wednesday ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was properly deemed illegal in a lower court decision last year. The lower court decision ruled that DACA was illegally created and prevented any further applicants but allowed nearly 600,000 young immigrants to renew their [...]

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The Basmanny District Court of Moscow Thursday received a lawsuit from the Russian Ministry of Justice requesting that the Russian branch of the Jewish Agency for Israel be liquidated, according to Russian state news agency TASS. The grounds for the suit were not provided. The Jewish Agency, known as “Sokhnut” in Russia, is an international organization [...]

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