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To many, the idea of slavery evokes images of shameful policies from centuries past. But today, slavery continues to stain the moral fabric of our global society, emboldened by poor understanding and misinformation. Despite burgeoning political, media, and academic attention, an astonishing transparency deficit persists in the UK, particularly when it comes to the government’s [...]

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The state of Manipur in India deported 38 individuals back to Myanmar on Thursday in a bid to address the influx of refugees fleeing the political turmoil in Myanmar. This latest round of deportations brings the total number of deportees to 77 since March 8, marking the completion of the first phase of repatriation efforts. [...]

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The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) announced on Friday that two men were arrested and charged with immigration offenses over English Channel crossings which led to the death of five migrants on a beach in France, including a child. The charges against the two men include assisting unlawful immigration and attempting to arrive in the [...]

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King Charles III has given his assent to the UK government’s legislation which will allow asylum seekers to be sent to Rwanda. The Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill 2024 received Royal Assent on Thursday and will now become law in the UK. Royal assent is the final stage in the British legislative process, [...]

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The UK’s Parliament on Tuesday approved the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill, which would declare Rwanda a “safe country” in order to send certain asylum seekers there while they await their applications to be assessed. The bill would enable the deportation of irregular migrants under the UK-Rwanda international treaty on asylum partnership. The [...]

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An Italian court on Friday dismissed a long-running case against the rescue ship crews of three humanitarian organizations, who previously stood accused of aiding and abetting migrant smugglers while they were helping to rescue thousands of migrants off the coast of Libya and in the Mediterranean Sea.  The court in Trapani, Sicily threw out the [...]

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The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed House Bill 4156 on Thursday by a vote of 77-20, which proposes the creation of the criminal act of impermissible occupation, targeting individuals who willfully enter and remain in Oklahoma without legal authorization to be in the United States. Under the provisions of HB 4156, impermissible occupation is defined as [...]

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The US Senate voted Wednesday to dismiss two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The US House of Representatives impeached Mayorkas in February over his handling of the migrant situation at the US-Mexico border. The articles of impeachment asserted that Mayorkas did not comply with his duties under the Immigration and Nationality [...]

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