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Seven suspected migrants found in lorry

Seven suspected migrants have been found in a lorry at Dover docks, the Home Office has said.

The men were discovered during a search of the vehicle which had arrived from Calais at about 14:50 GMT.

Three of the men presented themselves as Iranians, four as Iraqis.

One of the Iranian nationals has been taken to hospital. The others have been referred to immigration officers.

The Home Office said they would be interviewed and dealt with according to immigration rules.

BreakingCampsfield House immigration removal centre 'to close in May'

Campsfield House immigration removal centre, in Kidlington near Oxford, will close by May 2019, when the current management contract with Mitie Care and Custody ends, the Home Office has announced.

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Khirkee Voice: The Delhi newspaper bridging the Indian-African divide
Khirkee Voice aims to bridge the divide between Indians and the large local African population.

Minnesotan Hmong community speaks out in favour of immigration

Community leader calls for President Trump to 'open up his heart' to immigrants
The Hmong immigrant community in St Paul, Minnesota numbers nearly 30,000 and is linked to American wars in Asia over the last 50 years. 

The BBC's Fergus Nicoll has been speaking to residents there about their feelings on the anti-immigrant rhetoric from the current US administration.

(Image: Hmoob Hmong restaurant in St Paul, Credit: BBC)
The Somali family in the US divided by Trump's travel ban
Somali refugee Nimo Hassan's family has lived without her husband in the US since his visa process stalled.