economic migration

ISIS preys on domestic workers in Hong Kong, Singapore

For six days a week, the three women worked as domestic workers in homes across Singapore. But in their spare time, they promoted ISIS online, donated money to militants overseas, and became so radicalized that at least one was ready to die as a suicide bomber in Syria, according to Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs.

Thailand upholds 2014 death sentence

Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for two Burmese migrant workers convicted of murdering two British backpackers on a Thai resort island in 2014.

Trump Fed pick once said migrants are 'economic heroes'

One of President Donald Trump's picks for a seat on the Federal Reserve board once praised undocumented immigrants to the United States as "economic heroes" and "entrepreneurs" -- a position at odds with much of the President's rhetoric on immigration.

Prosecutors to retry volunteer worker who aided migrants

Federal prosecutors in Tucson, Arizona, said in court Tuesday that they were dropping a charge of conspiracy to transport "illegal aliens" against humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren, but will seek to retry him on two charges of "harboring illegal aliens."