For 20 years, the small Italian town of Riace has been a beacon for several thousand immigrants from around the world. But Italy's new populist government has recently lodged charges against the town's longtime mayor for aiding illegal migration, and…
By Amira El Masaiti, Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
At the two-day conference, U.N. leaders were hoping to lure in holdouts from mostly Western nations who were not signing: Australia, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia along with the United States, which under…
By Larisa Epatko, Joshua Barajas
As of Monday, the United Nations said the caravan heading north has grown to about 7,200 Central American migrants. Here is what we know.
By Ivette Feliciano
On Christmas Eve in 2001, Hassan Ali, then a 13-year-old migrant from Egypt, was saved from a capsizing dinghy when he was crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. After spending time in a refugee camp in Sicily, Italy, Ali…
By Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rebellious Bavarian allies searched Monday for a way to resolve a standoff over migration after Germany's interior minister offered to resign, but a compromise looked elusive in the dispute that has rocked her government.
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…
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