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Victims freeze to death en route to Italy At least 29 African migrants have died from hypothermia while crossing the Mediterranean in extremely cold and dangerous conditions during the early hours of 9 February. It...
Pontiff makes impromptu stop at shantytown en route to Pietralata Pope Francis made a surprise visit to a shantytown in Rome's outskirts on the evening of 8 February, stunning the many South American residents. The...
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Rome mayor in dispute with government over immigration policies Pope Francis has warned of a "social emergency" after repeated protests outside an immigration centre in Rome's suburbs have stoked social and racial te...
Racial tensions in Rome's suburbs An immigration centre in a disadvantaged Roman suburb has come under attack for the last two consecutive nights, amid escalating racial tensions and violence in the area. On the n...
This article by James Walston was written before the tragedy at Lampedusa where a boat with about 500 immigrants, most from Eritrea and Somalia, caught fire and sank. Over 111 bodies have been brought ashore, there are 1...
Italy’s prime minister has proclaimed 4 October as a national day of mourning and Cécile Kyenge, minister for integration, has said that all schools will respect a minute’s silence to mark the tragedy...
93 immigrants are reported dead in another tragic boat incident in Sicilian waters, the second in a week. The latest deaths occurred in a fire on a boat off the island of Lampedusa on 3 October. Read more by clicking...
In honour of World Refugee Day on 20 June, the American Episcopal Church of Rome, St Paul
A procession is due to take place in Rome on Tuesday 10 January in memory of Chinese man Zhou Zeng and his nine month-old daughter Joy who were killed during a botched robbery in the city
There are over 442,000 foreign residents living in the province of Rome, with another 100,000 living in the greater Roman area, according to a report carried out by immigration officials in collaboration with the chamber...
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Pope Benedict XVI welcomed over 2,000 members of gypsy communities to St Peter
At least 150 immigrants on their way from Libya to Italy are now feared lost in stormy waters south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. A boat with probably about 300 people aboard, mostly of Somali and Eritrean orig...
Foreigners living and working in Italy are striking on 1 March to draw attention to their contribution to society and protest against recent episodes of racism and discrimination. The protest draws inspiration from a sim...
The government has set up a telephone information line for immigrant workers and their Italian employers to provide guidance on immigration issues and especially domestic work. The service, called Linea Amica Immigrazion...
The Istituto Romano per la Formazione Imprenditoriale (IRFI), the special training agency of Rome
The Roma encampment known as Casilino 700 in Centocelle park in east Rome has been cleared. On 11 November police began the operation to move the camp
On 31 December 2008 there were 3,891,295 foreign residents in Italy against a total population of 60 million according to the national statistics institute ISTAT. This represents a rise of 13.4 per cent over the previou...
On 9 September police evicted around 200 immigrants and homeless people squatting in a building on Via Salaria, causing heavy traffic throughout the area. The structure, a former paper museum located at number 971, belo...
This September the Rome branch of the Catholic relief agency Caritas will be running free training classes for non-European citizens from developing world countries who have a permit to stay in Italy but are not here und...
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