From exiled opponents of Stalinist rule, such as Trotsky, to Arab scholars fleeing dictatorial regimes, Istanbul has served as a sanctuary for dissident intellectuals.
The measures aim to make recruiting skilled immigrant workers for certain job sectors easier but add restrictions on migrants that want to benefit from France's social security systems.
The US president came to power on a platform of drastically reducing immigration - A policy that has drawn criticism from rights groups.
EU nations agreed in 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece as the countries buckled under the arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees.
As of September 30, the UNHCR put the overall tally of refugees and migrants in Greece at 96,000, a more than 53-percent increase since August 2018.
British police said they had arrested two more people over the deaths of 39 people found in a truck, believed to be Chinese nationals, on suspicion of human trafficking and manslaughter.
European countries have tried for years now to outsource the handling of the 'migrant crisis', but might finally be realising they can't prevent migration and have only created new problems.
With an intensifying Argentine recession, the Venezuelan diaspora are caught up in another crisis.
Italian coastguard says it recovered bodies of 13 women, some of them pregnant, after a small overloaded boat carrying around 50 migrants capsized off Lampedusa.
The US State Department said it plans to allow only 18,000 refugees to resettle in the US in the 2020 fiscal year, the lowest number in the history of the modern refugee program.
The boat sank 10 kilometres from the coastline near the city of Sfax, a member of the coastguard said. Rescue operations are continuing.
Setting out his priorities for the second half of his mandate, French President Emmanuel Macron said his centrist Republic on the Move party risks being seen as "bourgeois" unless it tackles the issue of immigration.
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