Monthly Archives: August 2012

64 Tunisians in Lampedusa

“Coast Guard Rescues 64 Tunisians Off Lampedusa”, for AGI.IT: A 10 metre boat with 64 Tunisians on board, including a pregnant woman, was rescued by the Italian Coast Guard 10 miles south of Lampedusa. Sometime after 17.30 a call to … Continue reading

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Wave of African Migrants Absorbed by Malta and Lampedusa

“Lampedusa and Malta take in African Migrants” from the BBC: More than 400 African migrants have arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa over the past three days. Over the weekend Italian coast guards rescued around 350 migrants – mostly … Continue reading

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Morality and Migration

“The Morality of Migration,” by Seyla Benhabib for the New York Times: In announcing the Department of Homeland Security’s policy directive on June 15 stating that undocumented migrant youths who meet certain conditions would no longer be deported, President Obama … Continue reading

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