ARTICLES RELATING TO MIGRANTS

US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children - DHS

2019-08-21 20:00

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 its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

Black vests: Who are the gilets noirs and what do they want?

2019-08-13 20:50

Following on from the success of France's gilets jaunes - or yellow vests movement, a new protest group aimed at seeking justice for undocumented migrants is emerging.

Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta

2019-08-12 12:37

Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya.

Libya buries bodies of 46 migrants after deadly shipwreck

2019-07-29 10:53

Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean so far this year.

WATCH: Dozens of bodies of migrants who perished in the Mediterranean wash up on Libya's shoreline

2019-07-27 15:10

Around 150 African refugees and migrants perished off the Libyan coast in their apparent attempt to reach Europe.

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

2019-07-23 22:00

French President Macron says 14 EU states have signed up to "mechanism" for allocating migrants and refugees across the bloc.

As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids

2019-07-15 14:27

Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations.

WATCH | In limbo: Migrant boy still separated from parents

2019-07-12 07:53

Taken into custody at the border, David Xol was sent back to gang-ridden rural Guatemala - but his son was held in detention. WATCH NOW.

39% of migrant children entering SA run the risk of being stateless – research survey

2019-07-07 07:07

A survey by the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town on foreign children who are migrating to South Africa from other African countries, found that 39% of these children had no documentation at all.

WATCH: Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking

2019-06-29 15:20

German charity rescue ship with 40 migrants on board docks after 'tense' days-long standoff with Italian authorities.

 

WATCH | Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island

2019-08-19 10:32

Several migrants have jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat that has been blocked for days from docking at an Italian island in a thwarted bid to reach land on their own.

WATCH | Searching for lost lives: South Africa's unidentified corpses

2019-08-13 05:06

At Olifantsvlei cemetery on the outskirts of southern Johannesburg, undertakers clad in white plastic overalls, boots and face masks take on a grim task: Mass pauper burials. WATCH NOW.

A controversial video of Trump laughing at a proposal to 'shoot' migrants is resurfacing amid two shootings in the US

2019-08-05 05:49

Trump smirked and joked as a crowd member said "shoot them" in response to how Border Patrol are to control migrants without violence.

Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port

2019-07-28 21:52

An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome has refused to let them disembark until a deal is struck with the EU.

More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast: IOM

2019-07-26 07:10

More than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya in what might be the worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year, aid agencies said Thursday.

White House moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico

2019-07-16 14:30

The Trump administration moved to declare ineligible for asylum most migrants who cross the US southern border after passing through Mexico.

'A crisis that is overwhelming our system' - US Vice President visits overcrowded migrant camp

2019-07-14 10:00

US Vice President Mike Pence has visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions.

Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff

2019-07-07 07:45

A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port.

ANALYSIS: How much power can one image actually have?

2019-07-03 08:42

A photograph of a drowned Salvadoran man, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria, sparked outrage on social media. Does an image like this one have the power to sway public opinion?

WATCH: Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp

2019-06-28 09:07

Democratic presidential hopefuls have visited a detention center for young migrants in the US state of Florida. WATCH NOW.

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