Fuwad Twalib Nassir, 29—a Kenyan national from Mombasa—had just started a new job aboard the Carnival Liberty in Port Canaveral, Florida.
"You couldn't pick a worse time of year, because Mexico supplies virtually 100 percent of the avocados in the U.S. right now," said the president and chief executive of Mission Produce.
"If it were up to me, they would all be put up against a wall," the agent said.
A Swedish student stopped an asylum seeker being sent back to Afghanistan this week by refusing to take her seat on a flight.
He is one step away from getting asylum in Canada, but as delays mounted, NASA's Mars mission began to feel more realistic.
The country has been portrayed as a safe haven for asylum seekers, but not all Canadians are happy.
The Interior Ministry estimates that around 3,500 anti-refugee incidents took place last year.
The first bus carrying migrants to refugee centers across France has left the Calais camp.
Immigration Minster James Brokenshire proposes new Immigration Bill measures that will allow children to be dispersed across local authorities.
A list of inhospitable regulations is meant to deter refugees from traveling to the country.
The EU's poorest country attempts to cope with a soaring number of asylum seekers and refugees through harsh methods.