US & Canada

Migrants forced to take perilous routes as Trump tightens border

Many are facing increased hurdles in their bids to reach the US as US president's anti-migrant policies tighten.

United States

Trump mulls shutting down US-Mexico border over migrant crisis

US government says border is at a breaking point as record number of families, mostly from Central America, are trying to seek asylum.

Latin America

Activists question Central America-US security cooperation deal

Central American and Mexican activists worry focus on security to address migration neglects root causes.

Activists question Central America-US security cooperation deal

Hungary

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

As part of the suspension, Fidesz will lose all membership privileges including voting rights with immediate effect.

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers say they fear return to Mexico under new US policy

Several asylum seekers tell US judge they're afraid to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard in the United States.

Asylum seekers say they fear return to Mexico under new US policy

India

'The Gulf dream is fading away in Kerala'

Expatriates were seen as prime marriage material, but men now face changing expectations and fewer opportunities abroad.

In Kerala, the glittering Gulf's appeal is losing shine

Australia

Australian senator egged after racist comments

Senator Fraser Anning drew international condemnation for blaming attack that killed 49 Muslims on immigration.

Australian senator egged after racist comments on New Zealand

101 East

Asylum In America

We follow the journey of two refugees from a detention centre on Manus Island to their new homes in the US and Canada.

Latin America

War, amputation, refuge: A Salvadoran migrant's story

Jose de Eugenio Lopez has fled his El Salvador home three times. Last month, he received protection in Mexico.

War, amputation, refuge: A Salvadoran migrant's story

Latin America

Truck accident in Mexico kills 25 Central American migrants

Authorities say at least 29 others injured after truck carrying dozens of migrants overturned in southern Mexico.

Truck accident in Mexico kills 25 Central American migrants

Migrants

'Breaking point': US southern border influx surges to 76,000

New figures suggest harsher policies implemented by the Trump administration are failing to deter mass migration.

'Breaking point': US southern border influx surges to 76,000

Donald Trump

State Department rejects more than 37,000 visas due to travel ban

New data is first comprehensive look at the human impact of Trump's travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries.

State Department rejects more than 37,000 visas due to travel ban

US-Mexico border

House Democrats launch bid to stop Trump's border emergency

Resolution sets up a fight that could result in President Donald Trump's first veto.

House Democrats launch bid to stop Trump's border emergency

US & Canada

Immigration agents 'used excessive force' during Tennessee raid

Workers arrested during 2018 raid on meatpacking plant sue US authorities over alleged constitutional rights violations.

Immigration agents 'used excessive force' during Tennessee raid

Hungary

'Fake news': EU rejects Orban's migration media campaign

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launches media blitz accusing EU, Soros of wanting to 'weaken border defence'.

'Fake news': EU rejects Orban's migration media campaign