Saudi Arabia to remove key restrictions on migrant laborers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced reforms that will abolish some key restrictions tying millions of low-paid and vulnerable migrant workers to their employers in c...

EU migration policy: Eastern European leaders get tough on new plans

The prime ministers of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic expressed their unanimous disapproval of the EU Commission's migration plan after meeting with EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leye...

Ahead of Kentucky Derby, worker shortage looms for trainers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration’s immigration squeeze and the hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic threaten to leave the horse racing industry short of workers, racing official...

Mexico's graft scandal sparks tit-for-tat video leaks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s insistence on a public airing of a rapidly widening corruption scandal could complicate the investigation, and it is drawing question...

Rights group: Houthis, Saudis killed Ethiopian migrants

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent rights group Thursday accused Yemen's Houthi rebels and rival Saudi border guards of killing several dozen Ethiopian migrants in an incident at the border earlier this year. ...

Bangladeshi migrants in Italy stigmatized over coronavirus certificate scam

Rakib Hasan, 25, has lived in Rome for several years and calls Italy home. Standing in a queue in front of a Roman hospital, Hasan tells DW how Bangladesh's fake negative coronavirus certificates ...

Migrant advocacy organization in Taiwan prefers to focus on positive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On an upper floor of a scruffy white building near Taipei Main Station — hidden above a stack of hostels, boutiques, and cram schools — the five full-time empl...

Trump ramps up expulsions of migrant youth, citing virus

HOUSTON (AP) — The young migrants and asylum seekers swim across the Rio Grande and clamber into the dense brush of Texas. Many are teens who left Central America on their own; others were sent along ...

NGOs urge Taiwan's labor ministry to step up migrant worker protections

A coalition of migrant rights groups staged a rally in Taipei on Sunday, calling for Taiwan's labor ministry to improve migrant workers' rights and safety. About 50 people, including migran...

Mexico returns Central Americans, empties migrant centers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has nearly emptied the 65 migrant detention centers it has across the country by returning 3,653 people to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, the National Migration Institu...

US Hispanic Catholics are future, but priest numbers dismal

PHOENIX (AP) — Maria Chavira, a senior administrator in the Diocese of Phoenix, says Spanish-speaking Catholic parishes in her area are “bursting at the seams” and celebrates the emergence of Hispanic...

US Hispanic Catholics are future, but priest numbers dismal

PHOENIX (AP) — Maria Chavira, a senior administrator in the Diocese of Phoenix, says Spanish-speaking Catholic parishes in her area are “bursting at the seams” and celebrates the emergence of Hispanic...

Rally demands better work conditions for migrant caregivers in Taiwan

A women's rights group and a coalition of migrant rights groups staged a rally in downtown Taipei Sunday to demand better work conditions for women migrant domestic helpers and caregivers on Inter...

Taiwan organizations call for illegal migrant worker amnesty

Several organizations called for an amnesty for illegal migrant workers in Taiwan on Wednesday (March 4), saying that excluding them from the epidemic prevention system amid the COVID-19 coronavirus o...

At Arizona rally, Trump trolls Democrats debating in Nevada

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump trolled his political enemies Wednesday in the first of three rallies in three days in the West as Democrats vied in neighboring Nevada to be the one to challenge...