Leaders from the European Union agreed to create formal centers to process migrants trying to enter Europe. But overnight, any agreement seemed in jeopardy amid stark differences and a growing anti-immigrant sentiment. William Brangham reports on what the deal does…
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
The leaders of Germany, France and about a dozen other European Union nations are converging on Brussels for an afternoon of informal talks on differences over migration ahead of a full EU summit that starts next Thursday.
By Gene Johnson, Manuel Valdes, Associated Press
As Blanca Orantes-Lopez sits in a federal prison south of Seattle, her son is in custody at a children's home across the country in upstate New York. She has no idea when she might see him again.
By Michael Rios
Violence, war and other forms of persecution forced a record 68.5 million people to flee their homes in 2017, according to a new report released Tuesday by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
By PBS NewsHour
Syrians have continued to flee to neighboring countries and Europe as conflict in their country has intensified, and in Lebanon, nearly one in four people is a Syrian migrant. Meanwhile, pro-Assad leaders have condemned the coordinated strikes on Syria, with…
By Christopher Sherman, Associated Press
The Mexican government said in a statement late Tuesday that its immigration policy "is not subject to pressure," but noted the caravan "began to disperse by decision of the participants." It said 465 migrants had asked for transit visas and…
News that first lady Melania Trump's parents have obtained green cards raises questions about whether their legal permanent residency here benefitted from the very set of immigration laws that President Trump wants to eliminate. Lisa Desjardins talks with John C.
By PBS NewsHour
Italy has received 500,000 migrants and refugees from North Africa who have fled war, extreme poverty and oppression during the last three years. But the country, which had a reputation of welcoming migrants, has received backlash for it and is…
A new study shows it takes a little time before outsider dwarf mongooses will be trusted with a crucial job in a new group. But in these communities, immigrants are always welcome.
By Jona Kallgren, Associated Press
A group of Syrian dancers is going on tour across Germany with a show that tells of the plight that made them flee their homeland and of the hopes they have for the future.
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