Southeastern Niger is facing a refugee crisis. Around 250,000 people from Nigeria as well tens of thousands from within Niger itself have come to the area, fleeing the terror tactics of Islamist Boko Haram militias. They now have to live in around 150 ad hoc refugee camps.
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United States’ president-elect Donald Trump said he intends to deport millions of Mexicans living in the U.S. illegally immediately after taking office. Moreover, Trump has pledged to build a wall between the two countries. Many people already die trying cross the border and last year alone, 150 thousand people were sent back to Mexico from the southern frontier of the U.S.
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