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Australia won't welcome foreign tourists until at least 2022

Oct. 05, 2021 06:26 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Foreign tourists won’t be welcomed back to Australia until at least next year, the prime minister said Tuesday as he outlined plans for lifting some of the toughest and longest COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed by any democracy. The...

EU aims for deal with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Cyprus

Sep. 28, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union could work out ways to stem the flow of migrants from Turkey to Cyprus and other EU nations when it holds high-level talks in Ankara next month, a top EU official said Tuesday. EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said...

Census shows US is diversifying, white population shrinking

Aug. 12, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

The U.S. became more diverse and more urban over the past decade, and the non-Hispanic white population dropped for the first time on record, the Census Bureau reported Thursday as it released a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw the nation's political maps. ...

Panama, Colombia agree to limit of 650 migrants per day

Aug. 11, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The governments of Panama and Colombia agreed Wednesday to impose a daily limit on the number of migrants passing through the thickly jungled and roadless Darien Gap on the two countries’ border. The plan aims to limit crossings to 650 migrants per...

Panama, Colombia agree to restrict flow of migrants

Aug. 06, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

SAN VICENTE, Panama (AP) — Officials of Panama and Colombia agreed Friday to restrict the growing flow of migrants, mainly Cubans and Haitians, who have been crossing the Darien Gap that marks the border between the two countries. The foreign ministers of both...

US sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants

Jul. 30, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration sued Texas on Friday to prevent state troopers from stopping vehicles carrying migrants on grounds that they may spread COVID-19, warning that the practice would exacerbate problems amid high levels of crossings on the state's border with...

Aid group vaccinates migrants as France expands virus pass

Jul. 29, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Vaccination rates are picking up again in France as the government requires a virus pass for more and more activities — but social workers worry that the measure will further marginalize migrants and other poor populations. So aid group Doctors Without...