US-Mexico border

Trump restricts asylum at the US-Mexico border

Presidential proclamation bars individuals who cross southern border between ports of entry from receiving asylum.

Trump restricts asylum at the US-Mexico border

Asylum Seekers

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Once plan goes into effect, those at US southern border would only be eligible for asylum if they go to official port.

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Donald Trump

Trump to further restrict asylum seekers with limits, tent cities

US president says he's finalising plan that would deny asylum to those who enter US between official ports of entry.

Trump to further restrict asylum seekers with limits, tent cities

Latin America

Violence, poverty, disease: Why a Honduran mother fled

Orvelina Melendez witnessed her husband's murder. Now on US-bound caravan, she hopes to provide for family, sick son.

Honduran mother holds husband's death papers on way to US border

US-Mexico border

'Fear and hate': Critics slam Trump's anti-caravan troop surge

Rights groups call Pentagon's plan to send 5,200 troops to US-Mexico border an overreaction, saying there's 'no crisis'.

'Fear and hate': Critics slam Trump's anti-caravan troop surge

Honduras

Honduran killed in Mexican border crackdown on migrant caravan

Police fired rubber bullets, tear gas as more than 1,000 migrants and refugees attempted to cross border into Mexico.

Honduran killed in Mexican border crackdown on migrant caravan

Latin America

Honduran caravan met with outpouring of support in Guatemala

Thousands of migrants and refugees headed to the US find temporary shelter and help as they pass through Guatemala.

Honduran caravan met with outpouring of support in Guatemala

Human Rights

Crackdown on Honduran migrant caravan 'against international law'

Rights groups warn government responses to Central American migrants, refugees going to US may violate international law

Crackdown on Honduran migrant caravan 'against international law'

Middle East

Turkey truck crash kills 22 migrants

Vehicle carrying refugees and migrants plunges off highway in Izmir, killing 22 and wounding 13 others, police say.

Turkey: Izmir truck crash kills 22 migrants, including children

Italy

Italy's anti-migrant decree 'another repressive policy'

Security bill dubbed the 'Salvini decree' makes it easier to expel migrants and strip their citizenship.

Italian government adopts hardline anti-migrant decree

Fault Lines

No Shelter: Family Separation at the Border

Fault Lines investigates how the Trump administration is closing its doors to asylum seekers.

Asia Pacific

Pacific islands forum overshadowed by Nauru refugee crisis

Forum begins with row over lack of media access to event in Nauru, one of two islands where Australia has imprisoned asylum seekers.

Germany

Rival immigration protests draw thousands in Chemnitz

Far-right and left-wing rallies draw 8,000 people in German city following wave of violence over carpenter's killing.

Thousands protest for and against refugees in Chemnitz

Italy

Italy: Migrants protest expulsion from refugee centres in Naples

Authorities issue eviction notices for dozens of asylum seekers for being absent during police checks.

Italy: Migrants protest expulsion from refugee centres in Naples

Women's Rights

New US asylum rules leave abuse survivors 'always afraid'

Survivors and advocates warn decision to stop granting asylum to domestic violence survivors will lead to more deaths.

New US asylum rules leave abuse survivors 'always afraid'