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Bhutanese still in Nepal’s refugee camps after 18 years

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Bhutanese still in Nepal’s refugee camps after 18 years

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the situation of Bhutan's ethnic Nepalese minority, thousands of whom fled or were forced out of Bhutan more than 18 years ago and remain in Nepalese refugee camps today.

Posted: January 20, 2009 11:25   Comments: 48
9/11 impacts Muslim immigrants in Italy

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9/11 impacts Muslim immigrants in Italy

Editor Lisa Biagiotti researched Muslim immigration in post-9/11 Italy and touches on the heightened immigration debate in Italy today.

Posted: November 19, 2008 19:14   Comments: 7
Citizenship gained by soil or blood

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Citizenship gained by soil or blood

Nationality laws vary greatly around the globe. Here is a chart detailing the size of foreign-born populations and protocols for citizenship and naturalization around the world.

Posted: November 19, 2008 18:01   Comments: 1
Italy’s immigration debate intensifies

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Italy’s immigration debate intensifies

In the northern city of Treviso, Italy, a gunslingling mayor cracks down on illegal immigration, even as accusations of racism linger.

Posted: November 19, 2008 15:02   Comments: 7
Years later, roots of French riots remain

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Years later, roots of French riots remain

Worldfocus travels to the site of the French riots that took place three years ago. Tensions between the Arab and French populations still simmer.

Posted: November 18, 2008 14:02   Comments: 3
Turkish immigrants cement Islam in Germany

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Turkish immigrants cement Islam in Germany

As the immigration debate heats up in Germany, mosques are popping up and Turkish immigrants are rising up through the political system.

Posted: November 17, 2008 19:25   Comments: 18
U.S. money to Mexico slows

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U.S. money to Mexico slows

Money flowing from the U.S. to Mexico has dropped to its lowest level in 13 years, impacting local economies.

Posted: October 20, 2008 23:32   Comments: 1
Guatemalans cross Mexico’s other border

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Guatemalans cross Mexico’s other border

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines Mexico's southern border and immigration from Guatemala.

Posted: October 20, 2008 10:32   Comments: 0
Gays seek asylum outside Jamaica

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Gays seek asylum outside Jamaica

Jamaican pastors rail against homosexuality from the pulpit, dancehall lyrics glamorize gay killings and sodomy laws make homosexuality punishable by a 12-year prison sentence of hard labor.

Posted: October 16, 2008 07:29   Comments: 7
Racist attacks echo across Europe

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Racist attacks echo across Europe

Hate crimes and violence against immigrants break out in Denmark, Italy and Russia.

Posted: October 7, 2008 13:40   Comments: 3
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