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Latest in Tag: refugees


EU Migrants and asylum seekers

Portugal to receive 400 refugees based in Cairo

Egypt welcomed an offer by Portugal to host a number of refugees currently residing in the country, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. As a part of the cooperation between the EU and Egypt on the issue, Portugal offered to host 400 refugees in the years 2018 and …

Daily News Egypt

Nigerian refugees in Germany among top job finders

Nigerian asylum seekers in Germany seem to find it easier than other African refugees to integrate into the labor market, a survey found.The latest monthly report on the integration of migrants in the German labor market, issued by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), which is affiliated to the German Employment Agency (BA), shows that …

Deutsche Welle

Germany to accept 10,000 refugees from North Africa, Middle East

The German government has committed to accepting refugees under a program to resettle people considered particularly vulnerable. Controls of Germany’s border to Austria look set to be extended for another six months.EU Commissioner for Refugees Dimitris Avramopoulos said Germany would be accepting more than 10,000 refugees from North Africa and the Middle East. He added …

Deutsche Welle

Donald Trump v the arts

Among the victims of president Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and immigrants from seven Middle Eastern countries is Kinan Azmeh, a noted Syrian clarinettist and composer. Presently, Azmeh is stuck in Beirut, even though he has an EB-1 “alien with extraordinary abilities” visa and has lived in New York for the past 16 years. The US government’s prohibition for Azmeh …

Cesar Chelala