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Canada keeps signing free trade deals, and few people seem to mind

One of the few issues on which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have agreed is their opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (although Trump disagrees that Clinton opposes it). Their positions reflect the significant skepticism that many Americans have toward free trade.<p>But step across the …

Immigration Doesn't Hurt Native Jobs or Wages in the U.S., Report Finds

Immigration has an overall positive impact on economic growth in the United States and has small-to-no effects on wages and employment for …

'Half' of Australians agree with Pauline Hanson's proposal to ban Muslim immigration

Australia's race discrimination commissioner has hit out at anti-immigrant politician Pauline Hanson and pleaded for tolerance, as a new poll shows 49 per cent of the country would support her proposal to ban Muslim immigration Down Under.<p>Ms Hanson, who shot to fame for her attacks on Asian …

Britain does not need or want an Australian-style immigration system

The Brexit campaign is over, but some of its ghosts just refuse to die.<p>The ghost of the Australian points-based immigration system is one of the more exasperating poltergeists to haunt Westminster in recent days.<p>It returned to rattle microphones and mischievously rearrange news pages after Theresa …

Great Britain

Passage through Mexico: the global migration to the US

While waiting for travel documents in Tapachula, African and Asian migrants recount the treacherous journeys they took to get one step closer to a new home<p>The sun has barely risen and already hundreds of migrants are gathered outside the vast white and green immigration detention centre, hoping to …

EU nations must not refuse Muslim refugees, Angela Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said it is "unacceptable" for European Union member states to refuse to accept Muslim refugees.<p>Ms Merkel called …

Illegal immigrants caught in Britain's countryside trebles in three years as 27,000 suspects are arrested

The number of illegal immigrants being caught in British rural counties has almost trebled in three years, figures show as more than 27,000 suspects have been held.<p>A senior MP has warned the UK's border is not secure. Figures obtained by the BBC showed arrests of those illegally entering the UK …

Revealed: '800,000 hidden migrants' working in Britain missing from official job figures

Up to 800,000 EU nationals who have been working in Britain were not included in official job figures, it has emerged.<p>In 2013-14, the number of EU nationals with a "live" tax record, which meant they had a job, was 2.54 million, according to an update by HM Revenue and Customs.<p>A Labour Force Survey …

More than 300,000 refugees in Germany work illegally, pay kickbacks to asylum center staff - reports

Up to 30 percent of the 1.1 million asylum seekers who arrived in Germany in 2015 may be working illegally, German broadcaster NDR said, citing …

Merkel says mistakes made in Germany, EU concerning refugees

Germany and other EU countries turned a blind eye to displaced people for too long, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said. She also cautioned …

Angela Merkel

How Brexit May Lead To Collapse Of U.K.’s Domestic Fruit And Veg Industry

By Charlie Sorrel3 minute Read<p>If the U.K. leaves the European Union as it has voted to do, it could mean the end of domestically grown fruit and veg, …

Eastern Europe

Opinion: Why Isn't Trump Slamming Employers Breaking Immigration Laws?

Varying shades of deportation plans and building a border wall have dominated Trump’s political discourse. He’s firm on building a wall and mushy on what to do with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country — especially now that he has to talk about actual plans.<p>One thing that has been …

Trump glosses over immigration on the eve of his meeting with Mexican president

He's served in the Senate for nearly three decades, but never has John McCain faced a reelection like this year.<p>The reason? Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, who has been a persistent presence in McCain's bid for another term.<p>On Tuesday, McCain defeated his main challenger in the …

Sweden to boost foreign aid spending as immigration costs fall

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s centre-left government will boost international aid spending by 2.5 billion Swedish crowns (222.64 million pounds) in its 2017 budget, the government said on Wednesday.<p>Tougher rules have cut asylum applications this year freeing up around 100 billion Swedish crowns …

Foreign Aid