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1. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

2. FT: Biden eases path to citizenship for 500,000 undocumented spouses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-biden-eases-path-to-citizenship-for-500-000-undocumented-spouses

President Joe Biden is set to announce a major reform to U.S. immigration policy, offering up to 500,000 undocumented spouses of American citizens an easier path to legal status and U.S. citizenship. ...

3. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

4. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

5. Stranded migrants face worsening conditions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-migrants-face-worsening-conditions-in-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) expressed concern on Wednesday over the health and welfare of a group of asylum seekers stranded in the UN buffer zone, emphasizing the urgent need for access to asylum procedures....

6. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

7. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

8. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

9. Polish security uncovers bugging devices ahead of Ministerial meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-security-uncovers-bugging-devices-ahead-of-ministerial-meeting

Polish security agencies uncovered surveillance devices in a meeting room scheduled for use by ministers on Tuesday, heightening concerns over potential espionage activities....

10. Human rights status remains steady in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-status-remains-steady-in-cyprus

The US State Department's annual report on human rights reveals that the situation in Cyprus saw no significant changes in 2023. The report covers both the Republic of Cyprus and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the unique political landscape of the island....

11. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

12. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

13. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

14. Cyprus faces backlash over forced deportations of refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-backlash-over-forced-deportations-of-refugees

The European Union is on track to unveil a support package for Lebanon by May 2, as announced by President Christodoulides, according to George Kakouris' article in Kathimerini's Sunday edition....

15. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

16. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

17. Undocumented workers discovered at Paphos construction site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-workers-discovered-at-paphos-construction-site

Five individuals and their employer are facing charges for illegal employment in Paphos, according to Michael Nicolaou, Assistant Police Director of Operations in Paphos....

18. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

19. Cyprus on alert as 500 migrants intercepted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-500-migrants-intercepted

Authorities in Cyprus are keeping a close eye on the situation after intercepting five boats carrying about 500 migrants from Lebanon. To tackle the influx, Cypriot patrols have been stepped up in the waters bordering Lebanon. ...

20. Migration tops Cypriot concerns in EU election prep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-tops-cypriot-concerns-in-eu-election-prep

In less than two months, Cyprus gears up for not only local elections but also European Parliament elections, with a Eurobarometer survey revealing key concerns and priorities among Cypriot voters....

21. EU allows extension of asylum review amid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-allows-extension-of-asylum-review-amid-surge

The member states of the European Union can extend the examination of asylum applications for nine months in case of large arrivals, a spokesperson for the European Commission said in a written statement on Tuesday, responding to questions after the Cypriot government announced a related decision over the weekend....

22. University seminar explores identity dynamics in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-seminar-explores-identity-dynamics-in-occupied-cyprus

In an upcoming seminar scheduled for May 23, 2024, at Göteborgs universitet......

23. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

24. Cyprus implements ''Plan B'' to curb surge in Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-implements-plan-b-to-curb-surge-in-syrian-refugees

Cyprus has taken decisive action to manage the increasing flow of Syrian refugees seeking asylum, according to reliable sources. ...

25. Cyprus suspends asylum applications from Syrian migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-applications-from-syrian-migrants

The Republic of Cyprus has decided to halt the processing of all asylum applications from Syrian migrants, citing provisions within European frameworks for handling increased and emergency migration flows....

26. Cyprus revokes asylum apps of Syrians travelling via occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revokes-asylum-apps-of-syrians-travelling-via-occupied-areas

Following a meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Palace, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced the immediate revocation...

27. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

28. Cyprus suspends asylum for Syrian nationals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-for-syrian-nationals

President Christodoulidis announced on Saturday evening a suspension of the examination of asylum applications for individuals of Syrian origin, citing the recent influx of Syrian political asylum seekers arriving in Cyprus....

29. European Ministers support Cyprus' migration initiative on Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-ministers-support-cyprus-s-migration-initiative-on-syria

Danish Immigration Minister Kaare Dybvad Bek and Czech Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Vít Rakušan have expressed support for the proposal by Cyprus Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou ...

30. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

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