Asylum Seekers

Lawsuit challenges US gov't over sending asylum seekers to Mexico

The Trump administration has been returning some non-Mexican asylum seekers to Mexico to wait for court decisions.

Lawsuit challenges US gov't over sending asylum seekers to Mexico

Asylum Seekers

Palm oil industry expansion spurs Guatemala indigenous migration

Death of Jakelin Caal in US custody highlights how land conflicts and displacement fuel flight from indigenous villages.

Palm oil industry expansion spurs Guatemala indigenous migration

Latin America

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Thousands head north, some obtaining humanitarian visas in Mexico, while others fear US's 'Remain in Mexico' policy.

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

In the Field

Migrants at the US-Mexico border: Overcoming walls and prejudice

We meet the people at the centre of the crisis along Mexico's northern border: smugglers, migrants and locals.

US & Canada

ICE is force-feeding hunger-striking immigrants in the US: Report

US immigration officials are reportedly force-feeding migrants through plastic tubes, causing nose bleeds, vomiting.

ICE is force-feeding hunger-striking immigrants in the US: Report

Opinion

India's Rohingya shame

The Indian government has adopted attitudes similar to Myanmar's towards the Rohingya.

Ashley Starr Kinseth

by Ashley Starr Kinseth

Ashley Starr Kinseth

Asylum Seekers

Migrant shelters overflowing as Tijuana braces for returnees

Trump administration will return asylum seekers to Mexico for the duration of their application process.

Migrant shelters overflowing as Tijuana braces for returnees

Asylum Seekers

US to start returning asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday: report

Some asylum seekers will be returned to Mexico to wait while their asylum requests are decided on, says spokesman.

US to start returning asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday: report

Asylum Seekers

'I do not want to die': Central American exodus grows

Thousands of Hondurans wait on Mexico's border, hoping to find respite from poverty and political violence.

'I do not want to die': Central American exodus grows

Migrants

Scores of migrants unaccounted for after boat capsizes off Libya

Three rescued migrants say up to 117 others were on board dinghy that capsized, 93km northeast of Tripoli.

Scores of migrants unaccounted for after boat capsizes off Libya

Latin America

'I was forced to leave': Central American caravan enters Mexico

Central Americans, some who are fleeing for second time, wait to receive humanitarian visas in Mexico.

'I was forced to leave': Central American caravan enters Mexico

Latin America

Honduran refugee: 'My son was decapitated'

A new caravan of more than 1,800 Central Americans left Honduras and El Salvador earlier this week.

Honduran refugees await papers in Mexico as new caravan arrives

Asylum Seekers

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

More than 1,800 Central Americans continue to make their way through Guatemala in search of better life in the US.

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

US-Mexico border

'Migration won't stop no matter how tall the wall is'

Undeterred by Trump's threats and US policies, another group of migrants leaves El Salvador.

'Migration isn't going to stop': Salvadorans join new caravans

Honduras

'We live in a crisis in Honduras': New US-bound caravan forms

Over 1,000 Hondurans set off for US border, calling on Trump to give them asylum after fleeing 'crisis' at home.