Latin America

Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America

Latin American countries, once relatively open for Venezuelans, introduce new restrictions for migrants and refugees.

Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America

Israel

Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO

About 600 mostly Filipino families could now face expulsion after losing their residency status.

Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO

Refugees

Migrant rescue ship 'not authorised' to refuel in Malta

Ocean Viking, operated by SOS Mediterranee and MSF, started its rescue mission in the Mediterranean earlier this week.

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

Croatia

Injured migrants allege Croatian police brutality, pushback

Croatian police denies claims they used force against 18 people who were allegedly beaten while trying to cross into EU.

Injured migrants allege Croatian police brutality, pushback

Europe

Stranded people on Alan Kurdi to enter Malta, redistributed in EU

People on board Sea-Eye ship caught in standoff with Italy's Matteo Salvini celebrate after statement by Maltese PM.

Stranded people on Alan Kurdi to enter Malta, redistributed in EU

Italy

Rescue vessel stranded at sea after being denied entry to Italy

Open Arms with 124 rescued people on board seeks a safe port after being banned by Italian authorities.

Rescue vessel stranded at sea after being denied entry to Italy

Migrants

Italy to allow rescued migrants to disembark as EU deal reached

Five EU states agree to share responsibility for 116 migrants five days after their rescue boat docked in Sicily.

Italy to allow rescued migrants to disembark as EU deal reached

United Kingdom

UK urged to provide more support to trafficking survivors

The call comes a month after the government recognised that its policy left victims vulnerable.

UK urged to provide more support to trafficking survivors

Guatemala

Guatemalan groups say migration agreement with US is 'illegal'

Newly signed agreement for those seeking asylum in the US is met with outrage among activists and former officials.

Guatemalan groups say migration agreement with US is 'illegal'

Hungary

Brussels takes Hungary to court over 'Stop Soros' laws

Criminalising activities in support of asylum claims breaches EU's asylum laws and basic rights charter, Brussels says.

European Commission takes Hungary to court over migrant law

Libya

Up to 150 feared dead in 'year's worst Mediterranean tragedy'

Two boats carrying about 300 people capsized off Libya's coast, with scores, including children, feared drowned.

Up to 150 feared dead in 'year's worst Mediterranean tragedy'

Migrants

US judge blocks Trump's new sweeping asylum rule

The ruling by a California court halts the policy across the border in a setback to Trump's anti-immigration policy.

US judge blocks Trump's new sweeping asylum rule

Libya

Libya: Europe-bound migrants sent to bombed detention centre

Coastguard spokesperson says 38 migrants were sent to the Tajoura detention centre that was bombed last month.

Libya: Europe-bound migrants sent to bombed detention centre

Migrants

US expands fast-track deportations of migrants

The Trump administration to expand its powers to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before court.

US expands fast-track deportations of undocumented migrants

Europe

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

French President Macron says 14 EU states sign up to 'mechanism' for allocating migrants and refugees across the bloc.

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism