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

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

Former Wagner commander flees to Norway

CNN — A former commander in Russia’s Wagner private military company has fled to Norway and is seeking asylum after crossing that country’s arctic border, according to Norwegian police and a Russian activist. Andrei Medvedev, in an interview with a Russian activist who helps people seek asylum abroad, said that he feared for his life … Read more

Biden heads to the border for the first time as president

CNN — President Joe Biden is heading to the US-Mexico border on Sunday on the heels of major policy announcements and following relentless calls from Republicans who believe the trip is overdue. The trip to the border – the first for Biden since he took office – comes as the administration wrestles with a growing … Read more

The Biden administration gears up for the end of Trump-era border restriction as the Supreme Court considers whether to keep it in place

CNN — The Biden administration is still bracing for the end of a Trump-era border restriction even after the chief justice of the Supreme Court temporarily paused the end of the program. The administration now faces a 5 pm ET Tuesday deadline to respond to an emergency appeal filed by Republican-led states that asked Chief … Read more

UK’s controversial plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda ruled lawful by court

London CNN — The UK’s controversial policy to deport some asylum seekers to Rwanda was deemed lawful by the country’s High Court on Monday. A group of NGOs, asylum seekers and a civil service trade union had questioned the legality of the scheme, which would see asylum seekers deemed to have entered the UK illegally … Read more

Two migrant buses arrived in New York City, with several more expected in the next few days

CNN — As New York continues to grapple with a growing influx of asylum-seekers, two buses carrying migrants arrived in the city Sunday, with at least 10 to 15 more buses expected over the next few days, according to an email from Mayor Eric Adam’s office obtained by CNN. The email sent Sunday to New … Read more

NYC says it needs $3 billion from the federal government in coming years to respond to thousands of asylum seekers

CNN — New York is hoping to receive $3 billion from the federal government through 2026 to handle the influx of migrants that city leaders have been grappling with for months, according to a new government report. The city Comptroller’s Annual State of the City’s Economy and Finances report, released on Thursday, said the federal … Read more

Peru accuses Mexico of interference in internal affairs after the Castillo ouster

CNN — The Mexican ambassador in Lima has been summoned by Peru’s foreign ministry on complaints Mexico is interfering in its internal affairs, after top officials weighed in on the ouster earlier this week of Peru’s former President Pedro Castillo. Castillo, who was removed from power on Wednesday after he attempted to dissolve Peru’s Congress … Read more

Peru accuses Mexico of interference in internal affairs after the Castillo ouster

CNN — The Mexican ambassador in Lima has been summoned by Peru’s foreign ministry on complaints Mexico is interfering in its internal affairs, after top officials weighed in on the ouster earlier this week of Peru’s former President Pedro Castillo. Castillo, who was removed from power on Wednesday after he attempted to dissolve Peru’s Congress … Read more