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President-elect says Guatemala can’t do migrant deal with US

Guatemala President-elect Alejandro Giammattei says his country will not be able to hold up its side of an immigration agreement with the United States by serving as a “safe third country.”...

President-elect says Guatemala can’t do migrant deal with US

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Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really sh...
21:36, 06/11/2019

| US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children - DHS US President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of i...
22:12, 08/21/2019

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But internatio...
09:12, 07/01/2019

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an eve...
14:24, 06/21/2019

US government to allow indefinite detention of migrant children The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The st...
12:36, 08/21/2019

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How ...
19:24, 07/17/2019

Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have died after being de...
20:24, 05/15/2019

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant ch...
01:24, 06/30/2019

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing lo...
12:36, 07/22/2019

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say ...
21:12, 05/21/2019

HHS: Unaccompanied migrant teen died while in U.S. custody An unaccompanied migrant teenager died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Tuesday, Department of Health and Human Services offici...
19:48, 05/01/2019

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been ...
02:48, 07/03/2019

The Latest: LNA wants probe into strike on migrant center A spokesman for the self-styled Libyan National Army is calling for the U.N. to open an investigation into the airstrike on a detention center in Tajo...
11:36, 07/03/2019

Migrant border arrests reached nearly 100,000 in April U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants at the border in April, the second month in a row the number has topped 90,0...
15:00, 05/08/2019

An average of 1 migrant child has died each day since 2014: UN Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those ...
15:24, 06/28/2019

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were ...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter ...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S....
17:48, 07/02/2019

'Like a child': the disabled migrant stranded and alone in Mexico Like thousands of migrants arriving in the US before him, José was forcibly separated from his family under Trump administration policyOn 30 March, Jo...
00:12, 07/29/2019

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S...
14:12, 05/20/2019

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house mig...
19:36, 06/28/2019

UN: On average, one migrant child has died per day since 2014 A report by the UN's migration office said children are dying during migration at alarming rates, most of them perishing on the Mediterranean. The dea...
22:24, 06/28/2019

Maltese soldiers charged with migrant murder Tasked with rescuing migrants who arrive on Malta's shores, two soldiers have been charged with murdering two men who arrived from Ivory Coast. Charge...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released wit...
15:36, 07/02/2019

Two US Marines Arrested For Migrant Trafficking Of Mexicans Two US Marines have been arrested for smuggling undocumented Mexican migrants into the United States in exchange for money, according to a court docum...
08:12, 07/10/2019

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month ...
09:48, 07/03/2019

The U.S.-Mexico migrant crisis: What is really happening at the border? The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been called an "invasion," a "national emergency" and a "humanitarian crisis." But what's really happening...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and...
13:12, 06/19/2019

| Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody US authorities say that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case....
15:48, 05/23/2019

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned...
14:24, 06/05/2019

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stori...
11:36, 06/08/2019

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills s...
00:24, 07/17/2019

Art exhibit showcases migrant children’s journey TUCSON — Thousands of children seeking asylum have taken shelter at the Benedictine Monastery this year. The journey to the United States can take a m...
18:48, 07/14/2019

US launches raids targeting migrant families US immigration authorities have launched a series of small-scale raids targeting undocumented families. But many municipal officials have refused to s...
19:00, 07/14/2019

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge...
04:36, 05/23/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the ...
11:36, 06/19/2019

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivo...
10:24, 06/02/2019

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing th...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant child...
08:48, 07/12/2019

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern bo...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
22:24, 06/07/2019

16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy dies in U.S. custody _____ A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant died in Texas while in the custody of the U.S. government, officials said Wednesday. The boy died Tuesday af...
10:24, 05/11/2019

Brexit news latest: MPs to launch fresh bid to block no-deal… as Boris Johnson insists he's 'not bluffing' about quitting without a deal MPs are set to launch a fresh bid to block a no-deal Brexit as Boris Johnson insisted that he is not bluffing over his commitment to take the UK out o...
10:12, 07/07/2019

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catho...
00:48, 07/22/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, th...
12:36, 06/21/2019

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just fol...
08:12, 07/18/2019

43-year-old El Salvador migrant dies in US border custody WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a 43-year-old El Salvadoran man has died after collapsing at a Texas border station. The official sa...
19:48, 06/29/2019

| 'Dangerous overcrowding' in US migrant facilities: government report A US Department of Homeland Security report warned Friday of "dangerous overcrowding" in El Paso, Texas facilities for holding just-arrived migrants, ...
23:48, 06/01/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant traffi...
16:48, 06/12/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis ...
13:48, 06/05/2019

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since ...
08:36, 06/04/2019

Guatemalan migrant toddler dies weeks after U.S. detention A 2-1/2-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy who was detained last month at the U.S.-Mexico border but released from U.S. custody with his mother during tr...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Guatemalan migrant child dies after Mexican detention A 10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl died after being taken to hospital from a Mexico City immigration detention center, Mexican authorities said on ...
17:36, 05/16/2019

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine other migrants...
01:12, 06/17/2019

Teen mom, newborn eye new life from Tijuana migrant shelter Newborn of 16-year-old Salvadoran girl starts life at migrant shelter in Tijuana; teen mom says crowded facility better than life she left behind in v...
21:48, 07/21/2019

El Salvador president: US handling of migrant crisis is wrong The president of El Salvador says he is ready to work with the US government on creating security and jobs in his country to reduce the number people ...
05:36, 07/01/2019

Migrant children in detention facility draw themselves in cages EL PASO, Texas (NBC NEWS) — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics sai...
23:24, 07/04/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter...
22:36, 06/16/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant...
07:00, 07/05/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it match...
13:24, 06/19/2019

Over 900 Migrant Children Taken From Parents By Trump Admin In Last Year Nearly 1,000 migrant children have been separated from their families at the US-Mexico border in the last year despite a judge's order for President D...
09:00, 07/31/2019

Members of congress tour child migrant facility Members of congress vowed to shut down a Homestead, Florida facility being used to hold migrant minors separated from their families (July 2).  ...
05:12, 07/03/2019

The Guatemalan City Fueling the Migrant Exodus to America Guatemala is now the largest source of illegal immigrants headed to the U.S. The emigration epicenter is the mountainous municipality of Joyabaj, popu...
18:36, 07/21/2019

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt peopl...
19:24, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Germany: Migrant ship captain should be released Germany’s foreign minister says the captain of a migrant rescue ship in Italian custody should be released because saving lives is a humanitarian act...
03:36, 07/01/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to ...
17:36, 07/18/2019

German migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-flagged ship had rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel off the coast of Libya. But the ship's operator signaled its intention to stay o...
12:12, 08/01/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterr...
17:36, 06/02/2019

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks f...
13:36, 06/16/2019

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesd...
10:36, 07/03/2019

‘The river is treacherous’: the migrant tragedy one photo can't capture The father and his toddler daughter pictured face down in the river were two of dozens who drowned this year while crossing the border to seek asylumS...
20:48, 06/26/2019

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the sout...
14:24, 06/04/2019

Migrant man dies at New Mexico Border Patrol station The 32-year-old migrant man from El Salvador went "medical distress" while being processed at the Border Patrol Station in Lordsburg, New Mexico. ...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that polic...
13:24, 06/30/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people ...
21:36, 06/30/2019

County transforming detention facility into migrant shelter TUCSON – Construction workers have already started working to transform part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. C...
21:36, 07/17/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission o...
06:48, 07/01/2019

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to ta...
01:12, 06/15/2019

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve m...
11:24, 06/19/2019

More than 80 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia Four men were pulled from sinking vessel with one later dying in hospital, says officialMore than 80 people trying to reach Europe from Libya are fear...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile coun...
00:24, 06/13/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy t...
23:12, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Volunteer says migrant boat that sank overloaded Tunisian Red Crescent volunteer says the boat filled with migrants that capsized off the Tunisian coast was carrying more than double its capacity whe...
12:48, 07/04/2019

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges mas...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Niger's migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara Smugglers are turning to perilous routes through the desert, or even dumping those hoping to reach North Africa. DW visited the transit hub of Agadez ...
07:24, 07/04/2019

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a ...
11:00, 06/15/2019

In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from brin...
06:49, 08/13/2019

Migrant Hides Inside Car Dashboard To Enter Europe A migrant was found hiding inside the dashboard of a car on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, trying to enter Europe ille...
21:00, 05/28/2019

President of El Salvador Says Migrant Deaths in Rio Grande Are ‘Our Fault’ “People don’t flee their homes because they want to,” said President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador, referring to Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his ...
08:00, 07/01/2019

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in th...
03:24, 06/05/2019

Death of migrant dad and daughter 'our fault' - El Salvador president The president of El Salvador has told Sky News his country is to blame for migrants making the dangerous journey to the US in search of a better life....
04:24, 07/03/2019

EU border force Frontex implicated in migrant abuse New reports place the EU border agency Frontex at scenes of brutality against migrants. The border guards of Greece, Bulgaria and Hungary have been fo...
06:00, 08/05/2019

Serbia police detain 1 migrant in stabbing death of another BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have detained a 17-year-old migrant from Afghanistan suspected of stabbing to death another Afghan national in ...
04:24, 06/06/2019

Workers plan walkout over sales to migrant camps Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to m...
10:24, 06/26/2019

Italy's Salvini allows unaccompanied minors off migrant ship After more than two weeks, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has allowed 27 minors to disembark a migrant rescue vessel. Others on board have n...
18:48, 08/17/2019

House to take up aid package addressing migrant surge: Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday will pass an aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, House Democr...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans pe...
11:12, 06/18/2019

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summ...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials,...
06:48, 06/28/2019

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more youths on three milita...
16:36, 06/06/2019

What’s the rationale behind Trump’s migrant detention? Experts weigh in Last week, it was reported that dozens of children living in migrant detention centres did not have access to basic sanitary supplies such as soap and...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Fire engulfs migrant center in Bosnia, injuring 29 SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police say a fire has engulfed a migrant center in the northwest of the country, injuring at least 29 peop...
03:48, 06/01/2019

Italy lets 27 minors off migrant ship after loosening ban Under political heat, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini loosened ban Saturday to let 27 unaccompanied minors off stranded migrant res...
13:24, 08/17/2019

Exclusive: Illegal migrant apprehensions dropped by more than 37,500 in June The number of people taken into custody after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States dropped in June for the first time in six months, ...
06:12, 07/09/2019

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's par...
11:36, 06/17/2019

Mexico migrant shelter accuses police of intimidation A Mexican migrant shelter is raising concern over what it said was an unauthorized attempt by Mexico's National Guard to enter the facility and questi...
13:12, 06/26/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined ...
17:12, 05/01/2019

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

16-year-old migrant who died in US custody had a tumor, officials say The teen died April 30 at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office officials said.  ...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structu...
15:24, 07/09/2019

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. Th...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in "prison-like conditions" instead of r...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Ships passed us by, says sole survivor of migrant tragedy The only survivor of a disastrous attempt by 15 migrants to reach Europe by sea from Libya said ships passed them by and ignored their pleas to be res...
09:00, 08/18/2019

New Texas detention center for migrant children to close Last teenagers will leave by end of week – just a few weeks after the center opened and the media were taken on toursThe not-for-profit organization t...
11:12, 07/23/2019

More than 10 jump overboard from migrant ship stranded off Italy More than 10 of the migrants on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy jumped overboard and tried to swim ashore on Tuesday as the Spanish charity ...
06:12, 08/20/2019

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of ...
20:48, 07/10/2019

CBP says it’s not low on supplies after claims of ‘appalling’ conditions for migrant children A Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday the agency was not running low on supplies in response to reports that people looking to make do...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into...
12:48, 05/23/2019

More than 100 missing after migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coast Another 132 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat capsized off Libya, a spokesperson for the country's navy said...
17:12, 07/25/2019

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detentio...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda w...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday visited a detention center for young migrants in the US state of Florida. (June 27)    &#...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Migrant ships sink, killing 150 people in the Mediterranean Sea At least 150 migrants died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya Thursday, the worst disaster in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the U.N. Refuge...
18:24, 07/25/2019

July migrant apprehensions plummeting 25%, Mexico’s help credited Federal immigration officials, citing Mexico’s help and new Trump administration initiatives, are seeing far fewer illegal immigrants at the southern ...
15:48, 07/24/2019

A $37 Million Temporary Fix: U.S. Builds 2 New Migrant Detention Centers Satellite images and government documents provide a first glimpse into new tent facilities at the Southwest border. They are the Trump administration’...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Hundreds of Migrant Workers Flee Kashmir Under Lockdown (JAMMU, India) — Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to ret...
02:00, 08/08/2019

A Drastic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening? A migrant shelter in San Diego that only a month ago was crowded with new arrivals was nearly empty this week amid a sharp downturn in migrant apprehe...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenge...
22:24, 08/06/2019

A 10-year-old from El Salvador is the 6th migrant child to die in US custody in 8 months The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago. ...
01:24, 05/23/2019

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency sai...
08:12, 05/31/2019

UN: Average of nearly 1 migrant child death daily since 2014 GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of at least one per day worldwide over the past fi...
04:12, 06/28/2019

'World should know,' migrant tells U.S. Congress of toddler's death A Guatemalan asylum seeker left some members of a U.S. House panel visibly shaken on Wednesday with the story of her daughter's death, saying the todd...
19:00, 07/10/2019

GRAPHIC Migrant father, child drown in Rio Grande Searing images show a man and his 23-month-old daughter face down in shallow water on the Mexico bank of the Rio Grande, highlighting the perils of th...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Scale of Mexico's migrant influx 'completely unexpected' Mexico's change in government sparked hope among many Central Americans of a more accommodating migration policy. The result is a new influx of people...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Morocco says it’s cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s border security chief says the North African kingdom is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seek...
03:00, 05/17/2019

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June com...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Democratic hopefuls visit child migrant camp More Democratic presidential hopefuls converged on the shelter for migrant children in Homestead, Florida on Friday. (June 28)    ...
19:36, 06/28/2019

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The sh...
05:48, 07/07/2019

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a...
00:00, 07/13/2019

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently op...
02:48, 07/13/2019

A huge migrant shipwreck on show at the Venice Biennale "May You Live in Interesting Times" is the title of the international art show featuring works that address a world in turmoil — and that includes a h...
06:48, 05/07/2019

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from Ro...
14:00, 06/26/2019

ACLU says more than 900 migrant children separated from parents in last year The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge Tuesday to block the Trump administration from continuing to separate migrant children from t...
18:36, 07/30/2019

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a customs port in southern N...
16:48, 06/11/2019

More Than 900 Migrant Children Have Been Separated From Their Families Over Past Year Separations of migrant families are continuing in substantial numbers, often for reasons as simple as a parent with a traffic ticket, the American Civ...
21:48, 07/30/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Centr...
15:36, 06/18/2019

Fire at migrant center in Bosnia injures 29: police Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a center in the northwestern Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa, police sa...
17:00, 06/01/2019

‘I was scared I’d get sick’: the pregnant migrant women detained by the US Esther Ramos lost 20 pounds when she was sent to a Texas facility while pregnant – and critics say experiences like hers are becoming more commonEsthe...
04:12, 07/31/2019

At U.S.-Mexico border, a bus becomes a school for migrant children in limbo The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhe...
17:12, 08/05/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta’s prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Man who works with migrant children arrested for luring a minor for sex TEMPE, Ariz. (KPNX) – Police arrested a man after he tried to lure a minor for sex, according to a police report. Jose Antonio Minjares, 30, was...
19:12, 07/01/2019

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Cyprus minister: Turkey complicit in migrant trafficking NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ interior minister is accusing Turkey and breakaway Turkish Cypriots of helping to traffick migrants to the intern...
10:24, 06/24/2019

Trump to slap tariffs on Mexico over migrant flows The 5 percent duty would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said in...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursd...
05:36, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. British and French authorities have stopped 29 migrants who tried to cross the English ...
16:36, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Government contests request on migrant camps EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on conditions at government detention centers for immigrant children (all times local): 4:50 p.m. U.S. authorities ar...
18:24, 06/27/2019

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the atta...
18:48, 07/02/2019

'I told him not to' go, mother of drowned Salvadoran migrant laments The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil, becoming a global symbol of the perils of migratio...
13:12, 06/26/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some empl...
17:48, 07/02/2019

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wound...
08:24, 07/03/2019

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health officia...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Morocco stops 3 migrant boats, arrests 40 on border fence RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities have stopped boats carrying 117 sub-Saharan migrants from crossing to Europe and arrested 40 people trying ...
06:36, 05/13/2019

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous ...
01:24, 07/03/2019

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal uni...
14:24, 06/14/2019

Morocco boasts success in reducing migrant flows to Europe RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s foreign affairs minister says that the downward trend of migrant departures to Europe continued in May, when the...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Mexico Reinforces Checks Amid U.S. Pressure Over Migrant Flow COMITAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the...
02:24, 06/17/2019

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emerg...
20:48, 07/02/2019

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment o...
11:00, 07/17/2019

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigatio...
14:48, 07/02/2019

Photos released showing extreme overcrowding at migrant facility WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — Government investigators have identified poor conditions in another sector of the southern border, publishing graphic photos s...
20:24, 07/02/2019

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many w...
06:36, 08/04/2019

Mexico reinforces checks amid US pressure over migrant flow Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pullin...
20:12, 06/16/2019

Mexico president orders probe into shooting of Honduran migrant Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday instructed officials to investigate the killing of a Honduran migrant in the northern city of ...
21:00, 08/04/2019

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming acr...
21:12, 05/30/2019

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's...
02:48, 07/03/2019

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 peo...
19:12, 07/02/2019

Hundreds of poor migrant workers flee Kashmir under lockdown Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away v...
06:24, 08/07/2019

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scat...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-ray Mexican officials have captured more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks over the past two days, including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hudd...
14:36, 07/08/2019

At least 18 migrant children under age 2 separated from parents, House report finds At least 18 infants and toddlers under two years old were separated from their parents at the border since late 2017 and had not been reunited with fa...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece: Search and rescue operation underway off the coast of the island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. Fifty-seven peop...
00:00, 06/11/2019

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coa...
05:24, 05/19/2019

Seven drown after migrant boat overturns off Greek island of Lesbos Two children, four women and a man drowned when a boat carrying them overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, the coast guard said, the d...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Photos show Border Patrol saving migrant boy from drowning Border Patrol Agent Brady Waikel rescues a 7-year-old boy from Honduras after he fell out of a makeshift raft crossing the Rio Grande River near Eagle...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to La...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing begi...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Pope Francis says attack at Libya migrant center intolerable Pope Francis has said that the international community shouldn’t tolerate acts of violence like the air attack that recently struck a detention center...
05:00, 07/07/2019

Arizona migrant activist trial results in hung jury An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of U.S. human rights activist Scott Warren, who was accused of harboring...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Migrant rescue boat docks at Italy's Lampedusa port A migrant rescue boat docked at the port of Lampedusa on Saturday in defiance of a ban on entering Italian waters, the second NGO vessel to clash with...
12:48, 07/06/2019

Mexico boasts of cutting Central American migrant flow to US by a third Daily numbers down 36.2% to roughly 2,652 a dayNational guard deployed in response to Trump tariff threatMexico has boasted of a sharp drop in the num...
14:36, 07/22/2019

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex arrives in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrantsA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port...
12:00, 07/06/2019

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “cons...
15:48, 07/08/2019

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention fac...
22:36, 07/08/2019

Migrant Whose Daughter Died In Custody Slams "Cruelty" Of US Detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detentio...
22:48, 07/10/2019

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Central...
10:36, 06/07/2019

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack _____ BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and co...
10:24, 06/08/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died afte...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Restart Mediterranean migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done t...
01:24, 07/12/2019

Dozens of bodies found after migrant boat capsizes off Libya Up to 150 have died in what is thought be deadliest incident in Mediterranean this yearDozens of bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean, a ...
16:48, 07/26/2019

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants i...
15:36, 05/25/2019

House Democrats Find At Least 30 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Parents (WASHINGTON) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Dem...
18:36, 07/12/2019

Watchdog Finds Rotting Food At Migrant Detention Facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violate...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Italy seeks fresh migrant clampdown as more boats arrive Italy's government plans to throw more resources into its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gath...
11:48, 07/09/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Italian minister Salvini closes migrant center in Sicily Italy’s hard-line interior minister has closed a migrant center in Sicily that he says was the largest in Europe as he underlined the decrease in migr...
07:36, 07/09/2019

CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees EXCLUSIVE: A top government watchdog has joined whistleblowers in rebuking U.S. Customs and Border Protection for allegedly failing to collect DNA fro...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children ...
18:36, 06/05/2019

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem ...
16:48, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Mexico migrant agency chief presents resignation The latest on Mexico's actions to stem the flow of migrants across its territory (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Mexico's National Migration Institute sa...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about ho...
06:00, 05/28/2019

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border fr...
17:36, 06/04/2019

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's con...
04:24, 07/19/2019

Tensions build on migrant ship off Italy; 10 jump overboard Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore, acco...
03:12, 08/20/2019

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union gover...
09:48, 07/03/2019

Florida lawmakers demand migrant teen facility be shut down MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration shut down a Florida migrant teen facility and release hundreds of ...
11:36, 06/04/2019

‘People are dying’: Conditions at U.S. migrant camps are grave, report says “The state of human rights in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is grave and is only getting worse,” the Border Network for Human Rights said in its report....
02:24, 06/15/2019

Mexico: Agents were pursuing drug dealers when migrant shot Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila say state agents were investigating drug dealers when a Central American migrant was fatally shot...
20:36, 08/02/2019

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immi...
12:48, 06/15/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering natio...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Family remembers tragic Guatemalan migrant: ‘She told me to pray for her’ Twenty-year-old Claudia Gomez Gonzalez borrowed $10,000 from an aunt in the US to pay the coyote and left home last spring with five others. But on th...
17:36, 06/15/2019

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shor...
15:36, 06/03/2019

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwr...
02:12, 07/07/2019

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention f...
15:48, 07/19/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line...
10:12, 05/16/2019

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authoritie...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Migrant arrests by US border patrol hit highest level since 2007 Agents detain 132,887 people at Mexico border in MaySurge boosted by Central American families and childrenThe US border patrol’s arrests of migrants ...
14:36, 06/05/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya BRUSSELS (AP) — The UN’s refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to ...
07:24, 06/07/2019

New Mexico city of Deming declares emergency over migrant releases The small city of Deming, New Mexico has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were release...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention c...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, wi...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Migrant children's drawings depict 'horrific' conditions in cages Pediatricians shared pictures drawn by migrant children after being released from ⁦US custodyDisturbing drawings by children recently held in migrant ...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Migrant clash in Bosnia injures scores, including 3 police SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police say they have detained 20 people after a clash involving some 100 migrants in northwestern Bosnia injured s...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of....
16:00, 07/13/2019

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people...
13:36, 07/03/2019

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human ri...
13:36, 07/03/2019

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capita...
06:24, 07/03/2019

Meet the Lawyer Who Didn’t Want to Promise a Toothbrush to Migrant Children Sarah Fabian, an immigration lawyer for the Justice Department, has become famous for her defense of the government’s failure to provide soap and toot...
01:12, 06/26/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissio...
13:12, 06/25/2019

Told Him Not To Follow The US Dream: Mother Of Drowned Salvadoran Migrant The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil and became a global symbol of the dangers of migrat...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migra...
14:36, 04/30/2019

U.S. will assign dozens of border agents to migrant asylum interviews Up to 60 U.S Border Patrol agents will be trained to conduct initial asylum screenings as part of a pilot effort to speed up the vetting of migrants w...
16:24, 05/09/2019

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S....
11:36, 06/19/2019

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families wit...
18:24, 06/21/2019

Charity suggests plane could resolve migrant boat standoff A charity suggested chartering a plane to fly to Spain 107 migrants blocked off the coast of Italy aboard its boat, to end a stalemate with the Italia...
11:12, 08/19/2019

Senator hopes photo of migrant deaths spurs action The top Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee said he hoped an AP photo showing a migrant father and his infant daughter drowned in the...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Richard Gere boards migrant ship stuck in the Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere joined a humanitarian ship off the Mediterranean coast as its crew continues to wait for a safe port to accept the migrants th...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Italy puts captain of migrant-rescue ship under investigation Italian prosecutors have put the German captain of a rescue ship under investigation for allegedly aiding people-smugglers, raising the stakes in a st...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Wayfair employees protest over sales to migrant detention centers Wayfair employees and other demonstrators gathered in Boston, some holding signs reading "Boycott Wayfair!" and "Shut Down the Concentration Camps!" ...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American ...
15:36, 07/01/2019

Hungary stems migrant flow, but issue remains big in EU vote ASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants a day streamed through the southern Hungarian village of Asotthalom on their way to Western Europe in ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Trump blames Democrats for drowned migrant father and girl Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and his young daughter who were pictured face down in a river as they tried to re...
17:12, 06/26/2019

Trump announces delay in planned Ice raids on migrant families President had told reporters operation would begin soonPelosi: faith leaders must ask Trump to stop ‘brutal action’Donald Trump appeared to announce h...
17:36, 06/22/2019

Trump administration to lift limits on detention for migrant families The Trump administration said Wednesday it will advance new rules that would allow border agents to detain migrant families with children for longer p...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Bodies Of Drowned Migrant Man, Baby Daughter Returned To El Salvador The bodies of a man and his young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to the United States were returned on Sunday t...
08:48, 07/01/2019

U.S. relocates hundreds of migrant children from overcrowded border station Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had b...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Captain of migrant rescue vessel refuses honor from Paris The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris's highest civilian award, accusin...
19:00, 08/21/2019

‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children Inspectors and lawyers traveling to border facilities in Texas described tremendous overcrowding and filthy conditions for hundreds of children and ot...
16:12, 06/21/2019

Citizenship chief: Migrant 'green cards' can be evaluated on welfare use The Trump administration finalized a new change Monday that could make it more difficult for low-income immigrants legally in the United States to sta...
22:00, 08/12/2019

U.S. migrant ‘torture facilities’ described as frigid places with flu-stricken kids Said one doctor of a U.S. migrant facility in McAllen, Texas: "It is obvious that the dignity and well-being of children is not even an afterthought i...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Migrant Families Would Face Indefinite Detention Under New Trump Rule The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their ...
09:48, 08/21/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an ap...
05:48, 06/20/2019

DHS moves to end limits on detention of migrant families, close 'loophole' The Trump administration announced Wednesday it would move to scrap a major court agreement in order to allow for migrant families to be detained long...
07:48, 08/21/2019

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even ...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Tent facility for migrant families, kids, to open at border YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Border officials were expected to unveil the newest outdoor facility meant to detain immigrant children and families who cross the ...
00:24, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Spain dismisses migrant minors’ asylum request A senior Spanish official says an asylum request on behalf of 31 migrant minors made by the captain of an aid group’s ship that rescued them at sea ca...
06:24, 08/13/2019

Migrant activist’s arrest in Arizona has Good Samaritans spooked AJO, Ariz. — Ever since federal agents arrested a local activist for helping two illegal immigrants in this parched desert town near the Mexican borde...
13:24, 06/30/2019

43-year-old migrant collapses at U.S. border station, dies in hospital A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the U.S. with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died at a hospital, officials said...
19:48, 06/29/2019

3 migrant children have died from flu in custody, but US won't provide vaccines Customs and Border Protection said it will not provide flu vaccines to detained migrant children, despite three deaths in part because of influenza. ...
17:24, 08/21/2019

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry res...
16:48, 06/19/2019

'We see you!': Democratic 2020 hopefuls visit migrant detention center Candidates participating in the debates including O’Rourke, Sanders and Warren stopped by the Homestead facility in FloridaFor all the unprecedented s...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Agency removes mold from soon-to-open migrant detention site HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s clearing mold from a South Texas facility that will soon house up to 1...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Fatal Shooting of Migrant in Mexico Prompts Government Investigations Witnesses told investigators that people wearing police uniforms shot at a truck carrying migrants after it passed through a checkpoint without stoppi...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Family of drowned migrant father and girl 'completely destroyed' This week, a haunting portrait of desperation shook the world. The lifeless bodies of Oscar Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria clinging ont...
01:36, 06/28/2019

US must spend $4.5bn to prevent more child migrant deaths at border, warns CBP CBP’s acting commissioner blames rising number of deaths of child migrants in US detention on a lack of federal fundingMore children may die in the de...
11:12, 06/21/2019

Mexico Proposes Redirecting U.S. Security Aid to Address Migrant Crisis Mexico’s president wants to take the security aid his country receives from the U.S. and use the money instead for an ambitious development plan for C...
07:48, 05/08/2019