Canada Plans To End ‘Asylum Shopping’

Canada plans to end ‘asylum Canada plans to stop migrants from seeking asylum if they have already done so in another country – a move decried by refugee advocates but defended on Wednesday (Apr 10) by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The measure against so-called “asylum shopping” was slipped into a 392-page budget omnibus bill presented […]

Provide Increased Consular Support To Nigerian Irregular Migrants To Save Lives

– MEPN Tasks Federal Government The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) calls on the Federal Government to significantly increase consular support to Nigerian irregular migrants in the transit and destination countries. Migrants stranded, especially in transit, are left totally to the mercy of the very traffickers who took them to their precarious situation according to […]

Libya More Dangerous, Mediterranean Crossing Deadlier – Group Warns Young Nigerians

A diaspora group has advised young Nigerians against irregular migration to Europe as new developments along the route portend more danger to lives. The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has warned would-be migrants to avoid irregular routes as the security situation in Libya worsens and death rates in the Mediterranean soar. In a statement released […]

Migrant Workers Demand Right To Join Referendum

Several dozen migrant workers from the Philippines and Indonesia demanded on Sunday that they be allowed to join a signature drive for a labor law referendum, saying that labor rights are for all workers irrespective of nationality. “Foreign workers have the same rights as local workers because workers’ rights are human rights,” Gilda Banugan, chairperson […]

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