Human Rights

MSF and SOS Mediterranee restart rescue missions off Libya

A new vessel, the Ocean Viking, will conduct rescue work in the Mediterranean, humanitarian groups say.

MSF and SOS Mediterranee restart rescue missions off Libya

AJ Impact

Mexico says it has kept its promise to US to curb migrant flow

In June, Mexico deployed national guard police to reduce migration from Central America to be the US.

Mexico says it has kept its promise to US to curb migrant flow

Europe

Rescue vessel Sea-Watch captain questioned in Italy over migrants

Carola Rackete, who faces up to 15 years in prison, says the new EU Commission should let boat migrants enter Europe.

Rescue vessel Sea-Watch captain questioned in Italy over migrants

Migrants

ICE launches small-scale immigration raids in some US cities

No immediate sign of large deportation sweeps as immigrant families wait in uncertainty.

ICE launches small-scale immigration raids in some US cities

United States

Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

US vice president deplores immigration crisis that is 'overwhelming our system' following visit to overcrowded camp.

Mike Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

United Nations

UN agencies call for resumption of EU naval rescue operations

UN refugee agency and International Organization for Migration demand restart of rescues and a halt to returns to Libya.

UN agencies call for resumption of EU naval rescue operations

Italy

Italy's Salvini closes Europe's once largest migrant centre

Hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini attends the closure of Mineo centre, which had also employed 400 people.

Italy's Salvini closes Europe's once largest migrant centre

Human Rights

Rescue ship saves 44 stranded people off Libya's coast

Charity says Malta has agreed to take in rescued people who hail from Syria, Libya, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Guinea.

Alan Kurdi rescue ship saves 44 stranded people in Mediterranean

US & Canada

UN rights chief 'appalled' at US treatment of migrants

The UN rights chief says she is 'shocked' that children are kept in camps without access to adequate healthcare or food.

UN's Bachelet 'appalled' by US migrant detention camp conditions

Libya

Survivors of deadly air attack in Libya demand evacuation

Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping outside the Tajoura detention centre for fear of another attack.

Survivors of deadly air attack in Libya demand evacuation

Latin America

Migrants risk their lives by crossing dangerous river to reach US

Illegal crossings at the Rio Grande have increased in recent months, and so have drownings.

Tunisia

Tunisia recovers 12 bodies after dozens of migrants drown in sea

The African migrants are among about 80 people who went missing after their boat to Europe capsized off Tunisia coast.

Tunisia recovers 12 bodies after dozens of migrants drown in sea

Migrants

Italy: Migrant rescue vessel defies Salvini, docks at Lampedusa

Mediterranea's ship follows in steps of German charity Sea-Watch which docked in Italy last week without authorisation.

Italy: Migrant rescue vessel defies Salvini, docks at Lampedusa

Libya

WHO: Nearly 1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

Figure released by UN agency includes at least 60 detained migrants, who died in a devastating air attack on Tuesday.

WHO: Nearly 1,000 dead in three-month fight for Libya's Tripoli

Humanitarian crises

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Some countries take lead in adopting new approaches in aiding those displaced by natural disasters and climate change.

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants