Customer caught on camera threatening to deport Spanish-speaking restaurant workers

Customer caught on camera threatening to deport Spanish-speaking restaurant workersA video of his racist insults and assumptions, coupled with a threat to call immigration officials to have the Spanish speakers deported, went from viral to virulent on the internet. Officials in New York, which as a so-called sanctuary city, limits its cooperation with immigration enforcement officials, quickly denounced the man’s action. Mayor Bill de Blasio reminded people on Twitter that New York was a welcoming city, where 8.6 million residents speak more than 200 languages.


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Israel cancels controversial plan to deport African migrants

Israel cancels controversial plan to deport African migrantsIsrael announced Monday it had reached a deal with the UN refugee agency to cancel a controversial plan to deport African migrants and replace it with a new one that will see thousands sent to Western countries. The deal means thousands more of the primarily Sudanese and Eritrean migrants will remain in Israel at least temporarily. A minimum of 16,250 migrants will be resettled in Western nations including Canada, Germany and Italy under the agreement, according to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


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