African migrants

500 African Migrants Apprehended Since May 30 in Single Border Patrol Sector

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 500 migrants from the continent of Africa since May 30. The numbers jumped after large numbers of African migrants adopted a strategy of crossing in large numbers. On Wednesday, a group of 34 African migrants crossed the border illegally near Eagle Pass, Texas.

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of 34 African migrants near Eagle Pass, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Newborn Dies After Nigerian Migrants Attempt Home Circumcision

Police have arrested two Nigerian migrant women in the Italian city of Genoa after a newborn boy died as a result of an attempted home circumcision. The mother and grandmother of the newborn attempted to circumcise him inside an apartment

A photo taken March 11, 2019, shows babies inside incubators at the maternity ward of the Rabta hospital in Tunis. - A dozen newborn babies whose deaths at a Tunisian state hospital sparked public outrage are believed to have been killed by an infection acquired in the clinic, the acting …

Netanyahu Says Wall Prevents ‘Flood’ of Illegal African Migrants

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said Israel’s 120 mile fence along the Egyptian border is preventing a “flood” of illegal African migrants from coming into the country, which is “worse” than terrorists in the Sinai peninsula.

In this Aug. 20, 2007 file photo, a Sudanese refugee family sit on the ground surrounded by Israeli army soldiers after they crossed illegally from Egypt into Israel. The Israeli Cabinet voted unanimously Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, to finance a $160 million program designed to staunch the flow of illegal …

Israel Nears Mass Deportations of Illegal Infiltrators

The Knesset on Monday voted to extend tough restrictions on illegal migrants and shutter the Holot detention facilities in southern Israel in three months’ time, underlining the government’s commitment to planned mass deportations of African migrants to Rwanda and Uganda.

African illegal migrants carry their belongings following their release from the Holot Detention Centre in Israel's Negev desert, on August 25, 2015. Israel began releasing hundreds of African migrants from the detention centre after a court order, but the asylum-seekers were barred from entering two cities. A recent court decision …