Tag Archives: Immigration

New Trump Travel Ban to Include Four More African Countries – including Eritrea

President Trump is considering expanding his travel ban.
More African countries could soon be caught in the cross-hairs of US president Donald Trump’s immigration clampdown.

BY TESFANEWS *

Three years after issuing a controversial travel ban initially slapped on seven Muslim-majority countries, the Trump administration is eyeing seven countries for new immigration restrictions. An announcement is expected as early as Monday. Continue reading New Trump Travel Ban to Include Four More African Countries – including Eritrea

Eritrea Closes Border Crossings to Ethiopian Travelers

The Eritrean government has reinstated some basic immigration rules after letting the free movement of people and goods across its borders with Ethiopia for 100 days.

BY ELIAS MESERET | AFP

Eritrea has partially closed two border crossings with Ethiopia that opened this year after the former East African rivals made peace and restored relations, an Ethiopian official said Friday. Continue reading Eritrea Closes Border Crossings to Ethiopian Travelers

Eritrea: Prolonged National Service in Response to Ethiopia’s Continued Belligerence

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends” *

“National Service has been prolonged from its statutory duration due to occupation and Ethiopia’s flagrant violation of international law. Those who keep mum in the face of these violations have no business whatsoever to question or comment on Eritrea’s defense architecture.” – Yemane G. Meskel (Photo: Steve Forrest)

BY ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN | AFRICAN NEWS

Eritrea continues to prolong the statutory duration of its national service because of the illegal occupation of its territory by neighboring Ethiopia, its Minister of Information has said.

Yemane Ghebre Meskel added that those that condoned Ethiopia’s continued disregard for international law “have no business whatsoever to question or comment on Eritrea’s defense architecture.” Continue reading Eritrea: Prolonged National Service in Response to Ethiopia’s Continued Belligerence

Interview With Mr. Suleman Hasen on New National ID Card

Mr. Suleman Hasen, Head of the Consular Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in London

By TesfaNews,

EMBASSY Media conducted an interview with Mr. Suleman Hasen, Head of the Consular Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in London in connection with the upcoming 24th Independence day celebration and the new national identity card that the government is set to distribute to all Eritrean citizens.

The new Eritrean ID card is expected to play a greater role in sorting out, among its many other advantages, issues related to falsified Eritrean identity used by many African migrants to fast track their asylum process.  Continue reading Interview With Mr. Suleman Hasen on New National ID Card

Kenya: 101 Illegal Ethiopian Migrants Appear in Court

Ethiopians, specifically from the Oromiya region of Ethiopia, have the right to seek asylum if they are fleeing persecution in their country and of the rights they have as refugees.

By Stella Cherono,

A CASE against 101 Ethiopians accused of being in Kenya illegally has delayed due to lack of an Amharic interpreter.

The foreigners, who are said to have been on their way to South Africa, did not have travel documents, police told the Nation.

They were arrested on Monday in Tassia Estate in Nairobi where they were living in squalid conditions in a three-bedroomed house.  Continue reading Kenya: 101 Illegal Ethiopian Migrants Appear in Court

Malawi Court Sentenced 71 Ethiopians to Hard Labor for Illegal Entry

Malawi Police and court imposed stiff penalty and deportation sentences on illegal Ethiopian migrants in the country

By Chancy Namadzunda,

THE Dowa First Grade Magistrate has found 71 Ethiopian nationals guilty of illegal entry and have been sentenced to pay a fine of k5,000.00 each and three months in jail with hard labour.

The illegal lags were answering the offence of entering the country illegal in which they all admitted the charge. Continue reading Malawi Court Sentenced 71 Ethiopians to Hard Labor for Illegal Entry