EUROPEAN MIGRANT AND REFUGEE CRISIS NEWS AND PICTURES
'He's not a Muslim or a migrant': Police in Netherlands say Donald Trump's retweeted video is fake news: Attacker beating up boy on crutches is DUTCH (and two more clips are five years old)
A video retweeted by Donald Trump of a Muslim migrant beating up a boy on crutches was today dismissed as fake news by police in the Netherlands who say he is Dutch
Electronic passport gates 'helping people smugglers get children to the UK': Borders chief says there are not enough staff to spot 'vulnerable' people arriving in the country?
Electronic passport gates at airports could be hampering the fight against people smuggling, David Bolt, the chief inspector of borders and immigration, has said.
African migrants being sold as slaves by Libyan human traffickers 'have their organs harvested, bodies mutilated and roasted like kebabs' claims Nigerian ex-minister?
Femi Fani-Kayode, a onetime aviation minister in Nigeria, claimed that 75 per cent of the slaves who have their organs harvested are from his country. He said victims are roasted like kebabs.
'The chances of being caught are very, very slim': Border union chief makes astonishing admission that hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants will NEVER be kicked out of Britain
It is impossible to track down the hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants working on the black market in the UK, according to Lucy Moreton of the Border Force trade union.
A REAL American Princess: Meghan will still be a US citizen when she marries Harry after starting the three-year process to become a fully-fledged Briton?
Miss Markle, who comes Los Angeles, will go through the lengthy application process just like a normal citizen, despite plans to marry Harry in May at Windsor Castle.
UK population could hit 70million years earlier than thought under 'alternative' estimates produced by official watchdog
The number of people living in Britain is due to top 70million by mid 2029 under the main forecast, but 'variant' estimates show the process will be faster if net migration does not fall.
Hungarian factory worker, 27, caught driving with two children in the front seat of his Audi A3 and no licence or insurance tried to avoid ban because laws were different in his home country?
Factory worker Jozef Lakatos, 27, from Hungary, was pulled over after a police patrol spotted the youngsters sat in the front passenger seat of his Audi A3 last June near his home in Bolton.
Researchers from Goldsmiths University, London measured the effect of xenophobia - or the belief that immigrants to the UK threaten the country - on voting behaviour (stock)
Migrants are eaten by SHARKS during rescue operation in the Mediterranean after their boats sank, claiming 31 lives
At least 30 migrants died and 200 were rescued after they were set on by sharks during a crossing from Africa, Libya's navy has said. Some 18 women and three children were among the dead.
One Nation or two? Pauline Hanson reveals 'bad news' about dual citizenship after receiving a letter from the British immigration department
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said she had received 'bad news' regarding her citizenship on Monday night. Senator Hanson posted a cryptic message on Facebook.
Two Mexican men were filmed standing up against the US border fence in Mexicali, Baja California, so a third friend could climb on their shoulders and hop over the border fence.
The food is far too Western, complain detained migrants: Caterers at removal centre are told to make meals 'more diverse'
Caterers face claims that meals at Yarl’s Wood in Bedfordshire (pictured), where suspected illegal immigrants are held supposedly pending deportation, are ‘too Western’ for detainees.
Record 71,000 foreign students are admitted to UK universities: Figures confound fears immigration policies would put potential graduates off
The figures appeared to confound fears that tough talk from the Prime Minister on immigration may be putting some international students off applying to UK institutions.
Slaughter of the innocents: Searing eye-witness accounts from the genocide taking place under the nose of feted Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi
Today, on the bloodstained border between Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and Bangladesh, the world is witnessing genocide again, WRITES PETER OBORNE.
The plight of the Rohingya almost moves Penny Mordaunt to tears as she meets refugees in Bangladesh weeks after taking over from bungling Priti Patel
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt came close to tears as she greeted persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh during her first official visit in her new role.
'How can you sleep at night?' The Bachelor's Osher Gunsberg launches a scathing attack on Peter Dutton for Australia's immigration policy
The Bachelor host Osher Gunsberg took a sharp turn into the world of politics on Friday to attack Australian immigration minister Peter Dutton for the use of Manus Island detention centre.
Daughter of immigrants from one of Britain's poorest areas becomes first state school pupil to win individual prize in Eton debate contest
Selina Begum, 16, from Manor Park, east London, was crowned best debater at the prestigious Eton Autumn Invitational, after beating off competition from 200 other pupils.
NINE Eritrean children are found in a lorry after driver calls police from Surrey motorway service station?
Surrey County Council took the children into care but says it is struggling financially, with more than 130 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASCs) already under its wing.
French policeman is jailed for slapping a UK-bound immigrant in the face while he was wearing handcuffs?
A French police officer has been given an unprecedented six month prison sentence for slapping a handcuffed UK-bound immigrant in the face at a detention centre in Calais.
Pope Francis demands nations 'welcome, protect and integrate' migrants and blasts politicians who 'foment fear' for political gain in?World Peace Day message
Pope Francis made the comments in a message?issued in eight languages by the Vatican ahead of the Catholic church's annual World Peace Day on January 1.
Van driver, 61, who tried to smuggle 16 Iraqis and Albanians – including four children - into the UK by hiding them behind mattresses and bean bags is jailed for more than five years?
Harbans Doll was caught by Border Agency officers at border controls in Coquelles, France, as he attempted to drive a hired Ford transit van to the UK in February this year.
Protesting asylum seekers are FINALLY cleared from squalid Manus Island three weeks after it closed – as they head for brand new $10MILLION accommodation ?
All remaining refugees and asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention facility have been moved out, Papua New Guinea police said on Friday.
Army brought in to evict Manus Island holdouts after police were unable to remove the hundreds of men refusing to leave
The Papua New Guinea army has been brought in to help police evict hundreds of asylum seekers who are refusing to leave the Manus Island detention centre.
Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali signed a repatriation deal on Thursday. It is unclear how many will be able to return the country.
Better than a backpackers! Inside the $10 million new accommodation 600 asylum seekers REFUSED to move to - preferring to live in squalor on Manus Island
Pictures have emerged of the brand new accommodation arranged for 600 asylum seekers formerly detained on Manus Island.
Migrant influx 'to fall sharply after leaving the EU': Watchdog predicts net number of new arrivals will fall to 165,000 by 2023
Last year net migration stood at 250,000 a year, but the government’s target is to cut the number to the tens of thousands by the end of the Parliament.
Non-EU migrant wins right to stay in the UK every 36 seconds: More than 865,000 people were allowed to live in Britain during 2016
Britain handed out residence permits to non-EU migrants at the rate of one every 36 seconds last year. Officials allowed 865,894 people from outside the EU to live here.
Uzbek immigrant is indicted on murder and terrorism charges in ISIS-inspired New York City bike path attack that killed eight
Sayfullo Saipov, 29, of New Jersey, was charged in Manhattan federal court with providing material support to ISIS, along with eight counts of murder and 12 counts of attempted murder.
The EU's imploding as nation after nation turns to the ugly far Right but Brussels and the Remainers just wont talk about it, writes ROBERT HARDMAN
Hungary is the next European country to go to the polls and is expected to return a majority for Viktor Orban, the Right-wing leader who has been accused of xenophobia and anti-semitism.
Illegal immigrant, 24, 'kidnapped his distant relative from her 15th birthday party in Texas and drove her 770 miles to have sex with him in a Georgia hotel after she turned him down "for weeks"'
Prosecutors say Andres Castaneda-Guzman, 24, arrived at the girl's home in Terrell, Texas, to celebrate with her and other relatives on September 2.
Border Patrol agent may have FALLEN to his death down a 14-foot ravine - but union rep says he was bashed in the head with a rock in 'grisly scene'
Some 48 hours after the death of US Customs and Border Protection agent Rogelio Martinez in Texas, it is still unclear whether he was beaten to death with a rock, or whether he fell into a culvert.
How climate change triggered three major waves of immigration to America in the 19th century by German families like Donald Trump’s
Researchers at the University of Freiburg, Germany, claim climate change was a key driver for many of the 5 million Germans that moved to North America during the 1800's.
A December expiration of government funding, a standoff over immigrant 'DREAMers,' and a tax deadline are raising the prospect of yet another government shutdown at the end of the year.
Federal judge blocks Trump's 'sanctuary cities' ban on federal grants to cities that harbor illegal immigrants – but the Justice Department says it will win in the end
A federal judge on Monday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
Shocking moment a woman falls from a ninth-floor balcony as man below desperately attempts to save her by cushioning her fall?
A Haitian immigrant has been hailed a hero after risking his own life by trying to catch this woman as she plunged from a ninth-floor flat in Chile. Extraordinary footage shows the moment.
Haitians are told they have 18 months to leave the US as Trump administration announces plans to end immigration protections installed following the devastating 2010 earthquake
The Trump administration is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the US since the devastating 2010 earthquake.
With the end of Angela Merkel's (pictured) 12-year dominance comes an opportunity not to be missed for Britain in its Brexit negotiations, WRITES MARK ALMOND.
African immigrants claim they were refused service at McDonald's because of their race - but the fast food chain say they were being anti-social?
A group of African immigrant youths claim they were refused service at an Adelaide McDonald's for no reason.
Mexican illegal immigrant who killed Kate Steinle denies murder as prosecutor claims he deliberately shot her in 'his own secret version of Russian roulette'
Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, has admitted accidentally shooting 32-year-old Steinle in the back while she was walking with her father on a San Francisco?pier on July 1, 2015.
Teen, 15, who fled to America as a refugee from Burma is shot dead while working a laundromat job he took to help his family pay the bills
December Htoo, 15, an immigrant from Myanmar was found dead on Saturday morning at the laundromat where he worked in Kansas City, Kansas.
Could this be the end for Merkel? Coalition talks collapse in row over immigration as snap election is threatened despite the rise of the far-Right?
Angela Merkel raised the prospect of fresh German elections on Monday after talks to form a coalition following last month's election broke down after potential partners failed to agree on policy.
'Overpopulation will destroy Australia': Dick Smith claims skyrocketing immigration will cause mass unemployment and most of our children 'will sell coffee to each other'
Australian businessman Dick Smith has launched a new ad campaign, warning overpopulation will cause mass unemployment and poverty.
Residents on Lesbos went on strike today over claims European migrant policies have turned the Greek island into a 'prison' for refugees escaping conflict in the Middle East.
Myanmar leader Suu Kyi blames illegal immigration for spreading terrorism around the world, while her army is accused of violently pushing out Rohingya Muslims?
Myanmar's foreign minster said in a speech today the world is facing instability and conflict at the same time Myanmar witnessed an exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.
Libya to launch slave trading investigation after video footage appeared to show migrants being auctioned off for as little as $400
Chilling footage emerged appearing to show migrants being sold as potential farmhands for as little as $400. Libya's internationally recognised government has said it will probe the allegations.
Confederation for British Industry backs workers from the EU ‘because they are cheaper’ and says ‘reducing immigration is not the answer’
The CBI insisted ‘reducing immigration is not the answer’ in a call to let European workers enter the UK easily after Brexit. It claimed uncertainty was already making it harder for firms to recruit.
Italian town turns out in morning for mass funeral of 26 Nigerian women and girls, as young as 14, who drowned in the Mediterranean - as two sex traffickers are held over the tragedy?
The only two identified victims were named as Marian Shaka, who was married, and Osato Osaro. Both were pregnant. The Nigerian government has described the tragedy as a 'monumental loss'.
Angela Merkel battles through the night in desperate coalition talks to save her 12-year rule as Germany faces SNAP ELECTION because of disagreements over capping migration?
Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the left-leaning Greens will have to agree to pursue a tricky three-way coalition - or risk a snap election.
EXCLUSIVE: One in five illegal immigrants trusted to live in the community GO MISSING before they are deported: Alarming rate of undocumented foreigners are absconding from the controversial 'Alternatives to Detention' program
Immigration and Customs Enforcement allows more than 73,000 foreigners to live in towns and cities across the United States as part of the controversial Alternatives to Detention (ATD) program.
Man, 31, charged with assault after Tony Abbott's sister Christine Forster had her jacket torn in half by violent Manus Island Protesters 'who tried to punch her' ahead of Liberal fundraiser?
The 31-year-old man who 'shredded' Tony Abbott's sister, Christine Forster's, jacket has been charged along with three other men who were charged for the Manus Island protest.
Terrifying moment truck driver is forced to smash his way through concrete barricade set up by migrants in Calais so they could hijack his lorry and enter the UK
Irish driver Soroiu Sorin came upon the group - one of whom was holding a flare - on a dark road near the Calais Ferry Terminal while on his way from Orleans to Manchester on Tuesday.
Iraqi refugee who injured six people and left a police officer with a brain injury when he crashed his speeding truck into eight cars is released from prison just SEVEN months into a three-year sentence
Sarmad Nisan was driving at more than 45km/h over the speed limit at Dee Why, in Sydney's north, in October 2014 when he lost control of his truck and crashed, injuring six people.
Migrants trying to reach Europe are being sold as modern-day slaves by smugglers in Libya for just ￡650 each
After EU efforts to block migrants from crossing the Mediterranean from Libya, thousands are left stranded the hands of the human traffickers, some of whom are selling them as slaves.
Asylum seeker who raped and murdered EU official's daughter attempts to kill himself for a third time as trial continues in Germany
Hussein Khavari, who ambushed 19-year-old Maria Ladenburger in Freiberg in October last year before raping her and drowning her in a river, has attempted suicide several times.
A new report from Migration Watch said it was 'false and misleading' for Sajid Javid (pictured) to say two-thirds of housing demand has 'nothing to do with immigration'.
Pictured on the prowl: Illegal Kuwaiti immigrant who claimed to be 'Saddam Hussein' and savagely raped stranger after watching 'outdoor' porn is pictured moments after attack in the CCTV that caught him
The video shows the sinister movements of?Abdel-Aziz Al-Shamary (pictured) just moments after he launched a brutal attack on a woman in Darlington.
Refugee 'who vowed to bomb Australia, run over police and harassed an officer's teenage daughter' could cost taxpayers millions to detain because Iran REFUSES to take him back
Iranian refugee Behzad Bashiri could cost Australian taxpayers millions to keep detained after his country refused to accept him back unless he volunteers to leave Australia.
Across the country just over 28 per cent of babies in 2016 were born to foreign-born mothers, up from just over 11 per cent in 1990, according to the Office for National Statistics..
Karl Lagerfeld condemns Merkel's open-door migrant policy by saying Germany 'cannot kill millions of Jews so you can bring millions of their worst enemies in their place'
The German fashion designer said his country 'cannot - even if there are decades between them -?kill millions of Jews so you can bring millions of their worst enemies in their place'.
Violent Iraqi illegal immigrant who beat a fellow inmate to death in a detention centre after taking Spice for the first time is jailed for 15 years?
Zana Yusif (pictured), 32, killed vulnerable Bangladeshi grandfather Tarek Chowdhury in a cell at Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre in London on December 1 last year.
Thigh's the limit! Susan Sarandon models eye-popping red boots at premiere of new refugee camp documentary Soufra
Susan Sarandon was a showstopper when she walked the red carpet Sunday for the New York premiere of the documentary Soufra. The 71-year-old modeled thigh-high scarlet boots.
'She was pretty shaken': Former PM Tony Abbott blasts 'outrageous' left-wing protesters who ripped his sister Christine Forster's jacket as they confronted her in Sydney
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has slammed violent protesters who shredded his sister Christine Forster's jacket outside a Liberal Party event in Sydney.
Thousands of asylum seeker benefits cheats owe taxpayers a total of $10MILLION in welfare handouts they were given but aren't entitled to
About 6,500 asylum seekers owe the public purse the huge sum of money, including one benefits cheat who has been ordered to pay back $70,000.
Romanian accused of people trafficking is allowed to work for a company running bus trips into Britain?
Nicolae Matei is said to be part of a trafficking operation that was sneaking migrants from Syria, Iraq and Iran into Europe for ￡9,000 each.
Tony Abbott's sister Christine Forster had her jacket SHREDDED by angry Manus Island protesters 'who tried to punch her' ahead of Liberal fundraiser
Christine Forster and her partner Virginia Edwards said it took 30 to 40 police officers to prevent the growing crowd from completely overpowering them at the event in Redfern.
Manus Island refugee, 50, 'punched a female doctor in the face before trying to strangle her' - leaving a gash on her forehead after she tried to treat him
A Manus Island refugee allegedly punched a female doctor in the face and tried to strangle her with a plastic bag while he was being treated.
Violent asylum seeker jailed THREE times as he battled for ten years against deportation is awarded ￡4,000 compensation because he was 'unlawfully' held under curfew after he was released from jail?
Lawyers at the High Court in London argued that Thierno lbrahima Jollah - who was jailed?for assault, child cruelty and threatening court witnesses - was entitled to ￡35,000.
French people smuggler, 28, tried to foil UK sniffer dogs by spreading CHILLI POWDER around his rented campervan then tried to sneak an Iraqi family in to Britain?
Skelly Monpierre, 28, who was driving the vehicle, was stopped at Harwich International Port in Essex as he disembarked a ferry from the Hook of Holland. He was jailed for three years by Chelmsford Crown Court.
Recruitment crisis leaves border patrol short of 1,900 agents as applicants are put off by lie detector tests and low pay, new report reveals
Around 900 Customs and Border Protection agents tend to leave every year but only 500 are hired, a report by the Government Accountability Office has revealed.
'There ISN'T a problem': Labor MP from western Sydney insists 90 per cent of local residents speak English - as Mark Latham insists immigrants 'aren't even trying'
Guy Zangari (pictured), a Labor politician from south-west Sydney, insists 90 per cent of constituents in his largely foreign-born electorate speak English, after Mark Latham found most of them didn't.
Psychologist and church pastor suspend themselves four storeys above Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's Perth office to protest Manus Island detention centre
Two men have suspended themselves in a hanging tent four storeys above the Perth office of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, urging the federal government to evacuate Manus Island.
Migrants to receive 'Life in Australia' handbook instructing them to not beat their wives and harm their children?
Domestic violence researchers want immigrants to be told not to bash their wives or children upon entering Australia.
Britain's MOST wanted! Police issue mugshot of on-the-run Albanian - but Facebook fans swoon at his stunning good looks?
Police Scotland posted a mugshot of Guxim Imerio on Facebook as part of an appeal to find him, but the image received dozens of swooning comments from admirers.
'Disrupted people who just wanted to have fun': Neil Mitchell slams refugee activists who blocked access to the Melbourne Cup by driving a car onto the train tracks - as others prepare to protest Manus in SCHOOLS
The 27-year-old Polish woman arrested on Tuesday for her protest against the treatment of refugees on Manus Island, which blocked trains going to the Melbourne Cup has been charged.
Migrant criminals could win right to stay after Brexit: Offenders WON'T face global police records checks
Ministers faced criticism they had caved in after the European Parliament threatened to block Brexit talks, due to begin again tomorrow, unless ‘invasive’ criminal record checks were blocked.
Migrant who raped and killed EU official's daughter and lied that he was an 'unaccompanied minor' is between 22 and 29 years old, dental checks prove
Hussein Khavari ambushed 19-year-old medical student Maria Ladenburger in Freiberg, Germany, in October last year before raping her and drowning her in a river.
Migrants drown after mid-sea bust-up between Libyan coastguard and charity boat: Both sides accuse the other of interfering with rescue attempts, leaving five people to die?
The crew of a German charity boat say the Libyan Coast Guard caused the death of five migrants by spreading panic during a rescue, while the Libyans point the finger the other way.
Thought Congress was incompetent now? Just wait for December when a government shutdown is a 'real possibility' because they agree on virtually nothing
Divided Congress can't agree on military spending, the budget, hurricane aid, immigration, the Mexican wall, children's healthcare and
Manus Island protester ARRESTED after blocking train tracks with car and risking lives and ruining commute for Melbourne Cup punters
A 27-year-old Moonee Ponds woman has been arrested after risking the lives of Melbourne Cup racegoers when a graffitied car was driven onto a train line in protest of Manus Island refugees.