Migration

Africa

Several migrants found dead on boat off Spain’s Canary Islands | Migration News

Spanish Red Cross reports that 16 of the 23 people on the boat off El Hierro island were also in…

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Africa

Advocate urges Canada to do more to help people in Hong Kong | Migration News

Toronto, Canada – Yeung says his native Hong Kong is unsafe. That is why the 22-year-old, who recently completed a…

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Middle East

Rewriting stories of migration – Asma Khan and Hassan Akkad

Refugee filmmaker Hassan Akkad and restaurateur Asma Khan discuss their separate paths for combatting social injustice. Credit

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Middle East

‘No one cares’: Lebanon’s financial crisis and domestic workers | Business and Economy News

Beirut, Lebanon – Sabrina, a Bangladeshi domestic worker, is barely 127cm (4 feet 2 inches) tall and extremely thin. Her…

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Latin America

US-Mexico border sees 71 percent increase in migrant crossings | Joe Biden News

New data showed that 18,890 unaccompanied children crossed into the US during March, double the rate in February.  More than…

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Latin America

Texas investigates abuse allegations at migrant youth facility | Human Rights News

The US quickly set up facilities for unaccompanied migrant youth crossing the border amid a recent uptick. Texas child welfare…

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Middle East

Croatian police accused of sexually abusing female asylum seeker | European Union News

A woman from Afghanistan says she was sexually abused, forced to strip naked, held at knifepoint and threatened with rape…

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Middle East

The Trump-era order Biden is using to turn away most migrants | Child Rights News

Over the past several weeks, images have emerged of crowded United States facilities filled with children who arrived at the…

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US & Canada

Sobbing abandoned boy tells border officer he fears being kidnapped

Heartbreaking video shows a sobbing young boy telling a US Border Patrol officer that he had been abandoned – and…

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Africa

UN warns Tanzania not to reject people fleeing Mozambique | Conflict News

United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1,000 people seeking refuge from an attack on…

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Africa

Greece accuses Turkey of trying to provoke it with migrant boats | Migration News

Turkish deputy interior minister Ismail Catakli rejects claims, accusing Greece of pushing back 231 migrants in seven incidents. Greece has…

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Africa

Migration surged at US-Mexico border in March, data shows | Migration News

Authorities caught more than 171,000 migrants trying to enter the US last month, the most in at least 15 years.…

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Asia

Inconsolable tears as ‘huge’ crisis unfolding in Mozambique | Conflict News

Maputo, Mozambique – The camera shows a crowd, before quickly zooming in on the faces of three women. They are…

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Africa

Joy, agony as boat brings Mozambique attack survivors to safety | Conflict News

More than 1,000 survivors of a deadly attack last week on the town of Palma in northern Mozambique have safely…

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Middle East

Some migrants are being released into US without paperwork | Migration News

US authorities are releasing migrant families on the Mexican border without notices to appear in immigration court or sometimes without…

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Middle East

COVID forces India’s former Gulf workers to forge new futures | Business and Economy News

It is not yet dawn but Yeroor village is long awake, the hum of productivity floating over “Gulf Street”, a…

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Africa

Biden to let ban on visas popular with tech firms expire: Report | Migration News

Former President Trump had placed moratorium on H1-B visas used by firms to hire foreign coders, engineers. President Joe Biden…

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Latin America

Guatemala issues emergency decree as new migrant caravan reported | Migration News

The ‘state of prevention’ restricts open-air gatherings and demonstrations without permits along the Honduras border. Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei decreed…

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Asia

Crowded US border facility in Texas opened to reporters | Joe Biden News

The Biden administration has for the first time allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing…

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Middle East

Mexico detains soldier who shot dead Guatemalan migrant | Migration News

Elvin Mazariegos was shot dead on Monday on a checkpoint erected by the Mexican army to stop migrants from going…

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Borders

Von der Leyen and Michel to visit Turkey next week – POLITICO

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

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Africa

‘Stuck in limbo’: Metered asylum seekers stranded in Mexico | Coronavirus pandemic News

Gessale walked up to a crossing along the US-Mexico border in February last year, hoping to file an asylum claim…

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Africa

Thousands of Venezuelans flee to Colombia amid violence on border | Coronavirus pandemic News

Venezuela’s military says it is fighting Colombian armed groups in rural areas, Colombia says people ‘forcibly displaced’. Tensions on the…

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Latin America

US: Pentagon approves request to house migrant minors in Texas | Child Rights News

US officials are scrambling to house and process an increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border. The Pentagon has…

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Middle East

Will the UK’s new rules stop undocumented immigration?

The UK comes under fire as it announces a new plan for asylum seekers. Credit

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Europe

Biden names Harris to lead effort to stem migration at border | Joe Biden News

The Biden administration is struggling to respond to a growing number of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border. US President…

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Asia

VP Harris says US border problems won’t be solved ‘overnight’ | Joe Biden News

The Biden administration is grappling with an increase of unaccompanied minors crossing the US southern border. United States Vice President…

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Latin America

Mexico’s president says development will help address migration | Migration News

The US is struggling to house and process an increasing number of migrants arriving at its southern border with Mexico.…

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Asia

Photos of crowded US detention centres put pressure on Biden | Migration News

New photos has emerged of migrants, including women and children, crammed together in detention facilities at the United States border…

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Europe

Photos show US border facility crowded with migrant children | Child Rights News

The immigration policy of United States President Joe Biden continued to draw criticism on Monday after a series of pictures…

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Europe

Biden officials to head to Mexico for immigration talks | Migration News

Mexico has beefed up law enforcement at its southern border to stem a sharp increase in migrants heading to the…

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Europe

Restoring the right to breathe: Migration detention must end | Migration News

“Ellebæk has been used by police to humiliate, segregate and racially profile people who came to ask asylum. We who…

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Europe

Nabody, 2-year-old girl from Mali, dies after Spain sea rescue | Migration News

Toddler passes away at hospital, days after being resuscitated by emergency workers after being rescued from packed boat off Canary…

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Europe

Biden admin defends response to increase in migrant arrivals | Child Rights News

The Biden administration is responding to criticism over its handling of a large number of migrant children arriving at the…

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Latin America

Houthis admit their forces caused fire at Yemen migrant centre | Houthis News

Group says 11 security personnel detained in connection with the blaze that left at least 45 migrants dead. Yemen’s Houthi…

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Latin America

COVID jabs bring relief for vulnerable California farmworkers | Agriculture News

Eva Garcia’s nerves were frayed after she heard false rumours that COVID-19 vaccines were dangerous. But the 35-year-old California farmworker,…

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Europe

Divided US House passes bill helping ‘Dreamer’ immigrants | Migration News

The House voted Thursday to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young Dreamers and immigrants who have fled war or…

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Latin America

Biden plays the long game as he sells benefits of COVID bill | Coronavirus pandemic News

Now that President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief package is signed, sealed and delivered, he and other members of…

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Europe

Biden administration faces pressure on immigration amid influx | Joe Biden News

Amid the largest surge in migrant arrivals in 20 years and a rise in the number of unaccompanied children crossing…

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Middle East

US says it is facing biggest migrant surges in 20 years | Migration News

Biden administration official says US is expelling migrant families and single adults to keep country safe amid pandemic The United…

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Middle East

US Republicans hit Biden on immigration amid new border surge | Child Rights News

US Republicans are seizing on a surge in the number of children trying to enter the United States through the…

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Europe

Guatemalan families bury loved ones killed near US-Mexico border | Human Rights News

Guatemala’s president is calling for justice after 19 charred bodies were found near US-Mexico border in January. Families of some…

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Europe

Libyan military frees more than 100 migrants from traffickers | Migration News

At least 120 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers in Bani Wali city freed in raid, the Libyan…

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Latin America

US announces restart of programme to reunite migrant families | Migration News

Roberta Jacobson’s announcement comes with a clear warning to migrants that the US’s southern border is closed. The United States…

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