Call for video entries:
TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite youth from around the world to submit original and creative videos focusing on the PLURAL+ theme of migration, diversity and social inclusion.
HAVANA, Apr. 15 (MNA) – The United Nation's special rapporteur on human trafficking, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, on Friday praised Cuba's good practices against the global scourge.
By: Habib Ashayeri
TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Donald Trump’s demagoguery in attempt to show his voters that he had been committed to campaign promises has sent him too far afield in the wilderness.
By: Payam Boromand
TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Donald Trump’s executive orders on visa ban on nationals of sertain countries under the pretexts of security and anti-terrorism has created chaos among the migrants.
By: Abbas Torabi
TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Like Jeffersonian Democracy, which has been rested on a profound contradiction, Donald J. Trump's style of democracy besides banning the immigrants and slamming door on refugees - particularly his move to bar entry into the United States for residents of seven Majority-Muslim countries - rests on a total contradiction as well.
LONDON, Feb. 28 (MNA) – The British government plans to call a halt to free movement of Europeans in the United Kingdom, when it activates the process for its exit from the European Union (EU), or Brexit, a parliamentarian stated.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (MNA) – The US federal authorities confirmed Saturday the arrest of hundreds of undocumented immigrants in recent days throughout the country, especially in Arizona, California, Georgia, New York, Florida and Texas.
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NAIROBI,Feb. 01 (MNA) – About 26,000 Somali refugees, who fled to Kenya from fighting in their country and had planned to resettle in the United States, are now stranded because of travel ban by Washington, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.
HOUSTON, Jan. 30 (MNA) – People in Houston, the fourth-largest US city, took to the streets on Sunday to protest against President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily barring refugees and seven Muslim-majority countries' citizens from entry into the country.
TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – President Donald Trump’s executive order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries including Iran from entering the US have caused massive public protests across the country against the discriminatory and xenophobic nature of the measure that undermines the very principles for which the US claims to stand.
TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reacted to the decision of the new US government to restrict arrivals from the Iran and six other Muslim countries.
NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (MNA) – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged Saturday the US government to keep its programs to receive such vulnerable people.
TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry has responded to recent directive signed by Donald Trump of the US by issuing a statement which says it will apply similar restrictions on US citizens.
TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – ‘Immortality’, a play directed by Nima Dehghan about immigration, is preparing to start its tour to a number of Eurasian and European countries.
By: Amir Behrouzi
TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The cottagers who were temporarily inhibited in Talesh, Gilan province, to spend summer hot days in a cold highlands, are getting ready to leave the place in early days of autumn.
TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Ahmad Mohammadifar, the Director-General of the Interior Ministry's Foreign Nationals and Immigration Department, delivered a speech at the 4th rountable of UN General Assembly entitled ‘Global Compact for Responsibility Sharing for Refugees; Respect for International Law’.
TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of the Interior Affairs Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli stressed on Monday the need for adopting a “defined mechanism” by the international community to deal with the problem of refugees and migrants.
TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Minister of the Interior Affairs Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has left Tehran for New York in order to take part at a United Nations summit on refugees and migrants.
TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – The UN General Assembly will host a high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach at UN Headquarters in NY on 19 Sep. 2016.
TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that Iran welcomes more interaction with Asian countries to fight against terrorism and extremism.
TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – A Sputnik.Polls survey has revealed that 47% of people in the UK, 36% in Germany and 50% in France, believe that immigrants take jobs from local residents.
By: Naoufal Lahlali
TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – The European refugee crisis that is currently pushing the West to the brink of despair and frustration can be said to be an intentional result Of US and NATO wars, aimed at destabilizing the region and maintaining the power balance.
By: Ban Ki-moon
TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) – This September, the UNGA will bring together world leaders to address one of the leading challenges of our time: responding to large movements of refugees and migrants.
TEHRAN, March 01 (MNA) – Migrants from countries across Asia and the Pacific play a key role as development actors, helping drive GDP growth in their countries of destination while also supporting families and communities in their countries of origin.
By: Steve Sack
TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) – Pope Francis criticized Donald Trump’s immigration stance and his ‘Great Wall of Mexico’ plans as “not Christian,” by saying “a person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.” An angry Trump fired back that the Pope’s comments were "disgraceful.”
PARIS, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Actions against Muslims in France tripled in 2015, registering 400 such manifestations, from 133 in 2014, said Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Refugees are mainly in Pakistan, Lebanon, Iran, Jordan and come mainly from three countries Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia.
TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on International Migrants Day, 18 December 2015, said over the past 12 months, more than 5,000 women, men and children lost their lives in search of protection and a better life.
By: Dr. Shamshad Akhtar and Amb. William Lacy Swing
TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Over land, by air and by sea, the people of Asia and the Pacific are on the move – this is the finding of the forthcoming Asia-Pacific Migration Report.
TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Announcing that a record 60 million people have been forced from their homes, UN Secretary-General warned tragedies are multiplying – especially for the Syrian people.