French cops close down makeshift migrant camp in central Paris

AP 06/04/2018

Paris — French police removed around 500 migrants, mostly Afghans but some Africans, from a makeshift tent encampment in central Paris at dawn Monday. In the operation near Canal Saint Martin, buses transported the migrants to lodgings…

Fire destroys Grande-Synthe migrant camp


GRANDE-SYNTHE, France — A huge fire, apparently started deliberately, tore through the Grande-Synthe migrant camp near the northern French city of Dunkirk late Monday, reducing it to “a heap of ashes,” the regional chief said. Firefighters said…

Migrants tell their stories on social media site


London – Migrants around the world are invited to share their life stories in a new social media campaign launched in London on Wednesday by the International Organization for Migration and a British charity. The site…

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