Obama says immigrants renew America, US is welcoming nation

President Barack Obama says at a swearing-in ceremony for 31 new US citizens that immigration is the nation's oldest tradition and part of what makes the country exceptional.

Barack Obama says immigrants renew America, US is welcoming nation

Obama says that Americans can never say often enough that immigrants and refugees renew the nation.

Magnetic energy can affect brain's perception of God

Our belief in God and prejudice towards immigrants can be reduced by directing magnetic energy into a specific region of the brain, researchers have found.

US should reject hostility to immigrants, Pope Francis tells Congress

 Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject a "mindset of hostility" to immigrants, directly addressing a thorny subject that is dividing the country and stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Germany`s Mario Goetze to auction boots to help refugees
Germany`s Mario Goetze to auction boots to help refugees

World Cup winner Mario Goetze plans to raise funds to help Germany`s immigrants amidst the on-going crisis by auctioning his playing boots embroidered with the hashtag `#refugeeswelcome`.

AC Milan coach proposes to help refugees through Milan derby
AC Milan coach proposes to help refugees through Milan derby

The Milan football derby on Sunday may also turn into a game of solidarity after AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihailovic suggested his Inter Milan counterpart Roberto Mancini of donating the proceedings of match to refugees currently involved in an existential crisis across Europe.

Jeb Bush again defends use of ''anchor babies'' term, says referred to Asians
Jeb Bush again defends use of ''anchor babies'' term, says referred to Asians

US Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said on Monday it was ludicrous to describe his use of the term "anchor babies" as offensive to immigrants, saying his original comments referred more to Asians coming to the United States to give birth.

No change for now in Cuba migration policy: US

Washington has no current plans to modify its Cuban migration rules after the Cold War foes announced the re-establishment of diplomatic ties from July 20, officials said Monday.

Immigrants should adopt American values, learn English: Bobby Jindal
Immigrants should adopt American values, learn English: Bobby Jindal

Himself son of an immigrant parents from India, two-term Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal believes that immigrants in the US should learn English and adopt American values.

Dominican Republic says 17,000 Haitians return voluntarily

More than 17,000 undocumented Haitians have voluntarily left the Dominican Republic since the end of a controversial registration process that left thousands of people facing deportation, officials said Friday.

Greece votes to grant citizenship to immigrants` children

The Greek parliament on Wednesday voted in favour of a law to grant citizenship to immigrants` children who were born and raised in Greece, an issue unresolved for generations.

Turkey reopens border to Syrian refugees fleeing Tal Abyad

Dozens of Syrian refugees poured into Turkey on Monday after Ankara reopened the border, fleeing intense fighting between Kurdish fighters and jihadists in northenr Syria.

Italy to ask EU to set up refugee processing camps in Libya

Italy said Sunday it will ask the EU to set up refugee processing camps in Libya, and threatened to `hurt` Europe should it turn a deaf ear to the crisis on its shores.

Niger: 18 migrants found dead in Sahara desert

The bodies of 18 migrants who likely died of dehydration have been found in the Sahara desert in northern Niger, the International Organisation for Migration said today.

Turkey opens border to Syrian refugees fleeing Tal Abyad

Turkey on Sunday began accepting onto its territory Syrian refugees fleeing the battle between Kurds and Islamic State (IS) jihadists for the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad, an AFP photographer said.

Police disperse blocked migrants at France-Italy border

Italian police moved in Saturday to disperse around 200 migrants who were staging a sit-in at a border crossing with France after French police refused to let them enter the country, an AFP reporter said.

After racist rally and arson, German town accepts first refugees

A small German town that became a byword for xenophobia when neo-Nazis rallied against a planned asylum centre and the building was torched two months ago accepted its first refugees this week.

UK crackdown to affect Indian migrants

 British government has unveiled plans like raising minimum salary thresholds for skilled workers and limiting the number of work permits as part of a fresh crackdown on immigrants from outside the European Union, measures which are likely to affect Indians.

Number of immigrants in Greece increases six-fold since 2014

The number of immigrants arriving in Greece, most of them refugees, has increased six-fold in the first five months of the year compared to the same period in 2014, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Friday.

Australia turns away boat carrying 65 immigrants

 Australian authorities allegedly turned back a boat carrying 65 illegal immigrants, including four women and three children, after it crashed into a reef, media reported on Tuesday.