Migrants sell $2 candy bars in subway to scrape by

It’s a bittersweet start to their American Dream. Hordes of newly arrived South and Central American migrants are descending underground to peddle candy in subway stations and aboard trains across the Big Apple — often with babies strapped to their backs — in order to scrape by. Maria Vaca, 25, who on Friday had been … Read more

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living at a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, with the remaining two in November, said their lawyer Lee Jong-chan. … Read more

NYC bike path terror suspect found guilty on all counts

CNN — Sayfullo Saipov was found guilty of murder by a federal jury for using a rented truck to fatally strike eight people on a New York City bike path on Halloween Day in 2017. Jurors deliberated about six hours over two days in the case involving the deadliest terrorist attack New York had seen … Read more

Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing in the UK, the government admits

CNN — Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing since the British government started housing minors in hotels due to a strain on the country’s asylum accommodation system, British Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick told lawmakers in parliament on Tuesday, amid calls for an investigation into the matter. Jenrick said Tuesday that around 200 children … Read more

Peru Police Use Tear Gas to Clear Protesters | VOA News – Voice of America

Peru Police Use Tear Gas to Clear Protesters | VOA NewsVoice of America Rights groups dismayed at lack of criticism for Peru abusesKSTP As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisisAl Jazeera English Boluarte calls for Peru ‘truce’ as protesters mass again in LimaBangkok Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing in the UK, the government admits

CNN — Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing since the British government started housing minors in hotels due to a strain on the country’s asylum accommodation system, British Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick told lawmakers in parliament on Tuesday, amid calls for an investigation into the matter. Jenrick said Tuesday that around 200 children … Read more

X-ray age checks to be rapidly introduced after killer asylum seeker posed as child

X-ray age checks on migrants will be rapidly introduced to identify adults falsely claiming to be children, a Home Office minister has pledged after an Afghan double killer sneaked into Britain. Chris Philp said the way that Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai exploited loopholes to enter the UK posing as a 14-year-old was a “very, very powerful illustration” … Read more

Tim Kaine announces he’s running for reelection

CNN — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia announced Friday that he is running for reelection in 2024. “I have been really grappling with what to do with respect to my time in the Senate, and I’m very happy to announce that I’m going to run for a third term in the Senate,” he told … Read more

US to allow private sponsorship of refugees’ resettlement – CBS News

US to allow private sponsorship of refugees’ resettlementCBS News Biden admin launches pilot program to allow Americans to sponsor refugees directlyFox News Biden Administration Invites Ordinary Americans to Help Settle RefugeesThe New York Times View Full Coverage on Google News

Immigration records contradict Santos’ claim his mother was at the World Trade Center on 9/11

CNN — Newly uncovered immigration records for Rep. George Santos’ mother appears to contradict the embattled freshman Republican’s repeated claim that she was present at the World Trade Center during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The records indicate that Fatima Devolder said she was in Brazil between 1999 and early 2003, and therefore not … Read more