Children of expatriates in Morocco will now be able to take their final exams in English, instead of French as a part of the country’s new national immigration policy. The change is meant to help integrate foreign students into the Moroccan education system. Continue reading
Libya’s Interior Minister has warned the European Union that if assistance is not provided to help deal with the influx of sub-Saharan asylum seekers, Libya will “facilitate” their crossing into Europe. Thousands of asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants have died making the crossing from North Africa to Europe in so-called “death boats.” Continue reading
The Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH) claims that Morocco has intensified its campaign to crack down on African migrants attempting to enter the autonomous Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla in northern Morocco. A statement released by the human rights group condemns Moroccan and Spanish security’s practices of violence, abuse and humiliation against irregular migrants and asylum seekers. Continue reading
A campaign to investigate Ethiopian violators of work and residence visas is underway in Riyadh. Over 7,000 Ethiopians have been deported from Saudi Arabia, and over 60,000 have been placed into shelters to await their fate.