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Record 3,072 migrants killed crossing the Mediterranean Sea in 2014, International Organization for Migration says - @AFP

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Syrian civil war

Police in Cyprus persuade nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from cruise ship that rescued them - @BBCBreaking

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More than 300 people said to be Syrian refugees refuse to disembark from cruise ship after rescue off Cyprus - @BBCBreaking

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Australian government minister to sign pact with Cambodian interior minister to resettle refugees that Australia rejects in Cambodia - @AP

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American Samoa

American Samoa grants immigration amnesty to more than 4,000 - @AP

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Afghan soldiers missing in Cape Cod, September 2014

Afghan soldiers who went missing face immigration charges, Massachusetts Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman says - @cnnbrk

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Israel's high court outlaws detention center where African migrants are held without trial; orders some 2,000 inmates to be released over next 3 months - @Reuters

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Texas governor orders National Guard to look for bodies of undocumented immigrants who have died attempting to walk to southern cities - @Reuters

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International Organization for Migration

Survivors of a shipwrecked migrant boat that set off from Egypt estimate as many as 500 aboard could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean last week, the International Organization for Migration says; according to the survivors, those making crossing to Europe were Syrian, Palestinian, Egyptian and Sudanese - @AFP

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Libyan navy: Boat carrying 250 African emigrants sinks off Libyan coast; many feared dead - @Reuters

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Unaccompanied minors at US southern border

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto: Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border is 'unpleasant' and 'reprehensible' - @AP

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US illegal immigration reform

Photo: Capitol Police escort 'Dreamer' immigration protesters out of Senate office building; they shouted 'We can't wait' - @ReutersZengerle

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US illegal immigration reform

Dreamers currently in sit-in protest in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office, refusing to move until he demands President Obama act on immigration - @UNITEDWEDREAM

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Unaccompanied minors at US southern border

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says 'worst is over for now' in immigration crisis along southern border; 3,141 children detained by Border Patrol last month - @washingtonpost

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US illegal immigration reform

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, on President Obama's immigration delay: 'I'm deeply disappointed that the president has not acted where House Republicans have failed' - @thehill

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Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, FR

Photo: 200-300 protest at anti-immigration demonstration outside town hall in Calais, France - @paraicobrien

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Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, FR

Editor's note: In the wake of an apparent recent influx of migrants to the region, members of the French anti-immigration group Sauvons Calais have gathered near Calais' town hall to demonstrate. Anti-fascist protesters are also in the area and there could be clashes. We're looking for some more details. - Tom

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Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, FR

UK sending security fence from NATO summit to France; hoped will help prevent influx of illegal immigrants at Calais port, France - @itvnews

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US illegal immigration reform

Report: President Obama's decision to delay executive action on immigration was the result of weeks of back and forth with Democrats - @BuzzFeedPol

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US illegal immigration reform

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., calls President Obama's delay on immigration action 'Washington politics at its worst' - @markknoller

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