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1. US cities struggle as record 36,000 migrants arrive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cities-struggle-as-record-36-000-migrants-arrive

The United States finds itself at a pivotal moment as cities across the nation grapple with a surge in migrants, placing President Joe Biden under increasing pressure from both Republicans and Democrats....

2. Police join agent wars over domestic assistants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-join-agent-wars-over-domestic-assistants

Foreign nationals on work visas in the Republic of Cyprus may have immigration documents confiscated at Greek Cypriot checkpoints as they cross into the north, as authorities in the south push for preemptive measures to combat overseas travel at the expense of domestic employers...

3. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

4. Determined man makes a run for it at Ledra crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/determined-man-makes-a-run-for-it-at-ledra-crossing

A man was arrested on Tuesday near the Ledra crossing point in divided Nicosia, but little is known about the incident which ended up with Greek Cypriot officers who blocked his way to the south getting injured as he tried to make a run for it...

5. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

6. City employee arrested in driver permit middleman scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/city-employee-arrested-in-driver-permit-middleman-scandal

More suspects including a civil servant have been arrested in the document fraud scandal where foreign food delivery drivers allegedly paid hundreds of euros to a middleman in order to secure a driver’s permit...

7. Agency owner arrested as new visa scandal unfolds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agency-owner-arrested-as-visa-scandal-unfolds

Cyprus Police have arrested an agency owner in Limassol in connection with an investigation into document fraud, after it emerged that foreign delivery drivers had sought to obtain or renew permits through his office...

8. New migration scandal looms after network uncovered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-migration-scandal-looms-after-network-uncovered

A new scandal involving services for asylum seekers may have been inadvertently uncovered in Limassol, where arrest warrants have been issued amid strict rules for renewing driver permits and a black market designed to overcome restrictions...

9. Cyprus scraps online visa appointments after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-online-migration-appointments-after-scandal

Immigration authorities in the Republic of Cyprus scrapped an online appointment platform on Monday after allegations were made public about agents selling available slots to foreigners for profit and causing months of waiting for those who did not shell out the cash...

10. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

11. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

12. Dad’s hurried deportation stirs debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-s-hurried-deportation-stirs-debate-in-cyprus

The hasty deportation of a detained man, whose wife and teenage son remain in Cyprus, has stirred up debate this week, bringing the child commissioner head to head with the state’s law enforcement authorities and even the interior minister himself...

13. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

14. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-sorry-for-covid-mistakes

World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

15. Cyprus police target specific areas in search of illegals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-target-specific-areas-in-search-of-illegals

Cyprus Police say they will continue to partner up with the Interior Ministry to conduct immigration sweeps, arresting on the spot any foreign nationals deemed to be in violation of their immigration status...

16. Biafrans in Limassol take oath as leader faces trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biafrans-in-limassol-take-oath-as-leader-faces-trial

A Twitter post in Cyprus this week showed youths from Nigeria being administered an oath of allegiance to separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra, who are calling for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu who is on trial for treason...

17. Troubling details emerge in stabbing death in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troubling-details-in-stabbing-death-in-nicosia

Troubling details in the death of an asylum seeker, who was stabbed by a fellow compatriot outside their residential building, point to arguments over food, ambulance delays, and unspeakable living conditions among asylum seekers...

18. Foreign women nabbed in pub raid in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-women-nabbed-in-pub-raid-in-nicosia

Law enforcement agents raided a business establishment in Nicosia where 18 foreign women were detained, with police investigating whether they could be possible victims of human trafficking...

19. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

20. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

21. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

22. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

23. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

24. Sonar scans red lake for victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sonar-scans-red-lake-for-victims

Experts have began mapping the bottom of the red lake using sonar technology in the serial killer case, while the second body found in a nearby mine shaft has been positively identified...

25. New details emerge in Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-mitseros-case

New information has emerged about a missing Nepalese woman believed to have been murdered by an alleged serial killer in Nicosia, suggesting immigration police did in fact search for her but on the assumption she was a runaway and not a missing person...

26. Israeli organ trafficker walks free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-organ-trafficker-walks-free-in-cyprus

An Israeli man convicted of international human organ trafficking walked free on Tuesday, after Russian authorities failed to challenge a Larnaca judge who dismissed an extradition request...

27. Slain Briton’s parents want fair trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slain-briton-s-parents-want-fair-trial

The parents of murder victim George Low, who was fatally stabbed in Ayia Napa two years ago, are left with more questions than answers as another Christmas holiday goes by without any sign of a criminal trial...

28. Cypriot musician arrested by US immigration agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-musician-arrested-by-immigration-agents-in-detroit

Agents were in the process of identifying and arresting another illegal immigrant and found that Efthymiou had overstayed his visa...

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