European mass migration crisis

Marion Marechal-Le Pen, 28, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Out of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics, is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American conservatives. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 22, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PARIS (AP) — The rising star of France's far-right National Front until abruptly leaving politics last year stepped into the limelight on the other side of the Atlantic, decrying the European Union and immigration in a speech Thursday at a major forum for American Conservatives. Former lawmaker...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 photo, African migrants gather during a protest in front of Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Israel. Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers, nearly all from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sudan, fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end. The Israeli government has given them until April 1 to leave the country for an unnamed African destination -- known to be Rwanda -- in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket, or they will be incarcerated indefinitely. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
February 22, 2018 - 2:27 am
HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) — Even as he faces a potential deportation from Israel, 30-year-old Eritrean asylum seeker Johny Goytiom Kafl brims with satisfaction as he looks out upon thousands of fellow protesters rallying against the impending expulsions, all while peacefully secured by police. It's...
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February 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says they're living legally in the U.S. The lawyer says Slovenian nationals Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as permanent residents." Michael Wildes is declining further comment,...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 photo, Filipino American Jeff DeGuia, 28, holds up family pictures at Unidad (Unity) Park in Los Angeles. DeGuia, 28, says it took his mother more than a decade to bring two sisters from the Philippines. “There’s definitely this idea you are not really complete without your huge family,” said DeGuia, whose grandfather came to the United States for an engineering job in the 1970s. In the background is Eliseo Art Silva's mural "Gintong Kasaysayan, Gintong Pamana," A Glorious History, A Golden Legacy. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 19, 2018 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults. More than a decade later...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary, in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is first!" (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 1:03 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says that "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam." Viktor Orban said Sunday during his 20th annual...
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In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials about infrastructure in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 17, 2018 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago. Those immigrants, who arrived in the United States illegally as children, became a bargaining chip in legislation that...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo Andre Poggenburg, head of the nationalist AfD in German state of Saxony-Anhalt, speaks during a party rally in Nentmannsdorf near Pirna, eastern Germany, where he insulted Turks as “camel drivers” and defamed immigrants with dual passports as “homeless mob that we no longer want to have here." (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 9:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — Top German officials and the head of a Turkish immigrant group on Thursday sharply condemned a speech by a prominent member of Germany's nationalist party who insulted Turks as "camel drivers" and immigrants with dual passports as a "homeless mob we no longer want to have." Gokay...
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A security guard and journalists gather outside a court room in Stockholm Tuesday February 13, 2018. The trial has started of an Uzbek man Rakhmat Akilov who has confessed to ramming a stolen truck into a crowd in downtown Stockholm last year, killing five and injuring 14. Akilov appeared Tuesday before the Stockholm District Court where he is charged with terror-related murder and attempted murder. ( Janerik Henriksson/ TT via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 11:04 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An Uzbek man who carried out a deadly attack on Stockholm last year swore allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video and wrote that he wanted "to scare the infidels and leave my life," prosecutors said Tuesday as his trial began. Rakhmat Akilov appeared before the Stockholm...
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Italian former Premier Silvio Berlusconi speaks as he attends a TV show in Rome, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Berlusconi can’t run for office because of a tax fraud conviction, but three-time former Premier is once playing king-maker on the Italian political scene ahead of the upcoming March 4 general election. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 9:25 am
ROME (AP) — Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi jumped into politics a quarter-century ago vowing to save Italy from the communists. Now he's waging a crusade to keep Italian populists out of the government. To be clear, the 81-year-old Berlusconi cannot seek his fourth premiership or even run for a seat...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:50 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis and his deputies thanked Bangladesh for welcoming Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar and expressed hope for a "just and lasting solution to their ordeal" during a meeting with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Hasina met with Francis in...
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