Refugees and Immigrants
The latest news and views about refugees and immigrants across the world
An Iranian official declared that immigrants and refugees who have a work permit and reside in Iran will be covered by the Social Security Organisation.
An Iranian charitable NGO provides help for a disadvantaged Pakistani immigrant family residing in southern Tehran.
Political experts believe that Saudi Arabia’s plan to expel 5 million foreign residents is a policy to ease the regional crises Riyadh is faced with.
An Iranian MP has slammed the politicised approach held by some international organizations in allocating refugee budgets to different countries.
An Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the temporary ban introduced by the US President on most refugees and a suspension of visas for citizens of seven Muslim nations, including Iran, as evocative of discriminatory practices that characterized the Middle Ages.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized his US counterpart Donald Trump for ordering the construction of a wall along the US southern border with Mexico, reminding him of the fate of the Berlin wall.
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that indefinitely suspends admissions for Syrian refugees and limits the flow of other refugees from several Muslim countries into the United States by instituting what the President has called "extreme vetting" of immigrants.
Hundreds of child refugees in various European countries, particularly Serbia, risk freezing to death as temperatures plunge to as low as minus -16C.
A Moroccan baby was denied the permission to live in Spain because, according to local officials, she hadn’t applied for it in person!
Face down in the mud, chubby arms in a water-soaked yellow T-shirt, feet tucked in — this image of a 16-month-old Rohingya baby circulating on social media delivers an unforgettably poignant message.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan angrily threatened on Friday to open the floodgates of migrants into Europe again, apparently in response to a move to suspend talks on Turkey’s membership in the European Union.
The ISIS terrorist group is giving its members specific training on how to pass as ordinary refugees while trying to gain asylum in European countries, says a report.
The bodies of three Syrian refugees have been discovered by Danish police in a freezer, local police said in a statement.
The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) office in Iran has entered into partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an attempt to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Australia to treat refugees within the bounds of international law.
Following the death of an Afghan girl in Shiraz, an Iranian Member of Parliament has called for the revision of a law that prevents illegal immigrants and foreign nationals from undergoing organ transplant procedures.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Australia’s incoming ambassador to ramp up efforts to resolve the problems that Iranian immigrants are facing in the Oceanian country.
Lebanese Labour Minister Sejaan Azzi on Monday threatened to expel Swedes working in Lebanon if Stockholm follows through with its reported plan to deport dozens of Lebanese families.
An Iranian health official announced that the majority of immigrants and refugees in Iran are not vaccinated against measles or polio, and the government should spend millions of dollars to vaccinate all of them.
In an interview with ISNA, as translated by IFP, Mohammad Mahdi Gouya, the director of the Centre for Communicable Disease Control of the Ministry of Health, voiced concern over the new wave of immigrants to the country.