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The World’s Richard Hall reported aboard Save the Children's rescue ship in the Mediterranean. On Tuesday, they saved 635 people — a record for the group's sea rescue operations. Doctors Without Borders rescued another 1,004 people on the same day.
Identity, integration and Islam were critical issues in the Dutch spring elections in the Netherlands. At the heart of the debate was who belongs in the Netherlands.
At the University of California, Davis, law students take on immigrant cases, with guidance, and double as cultural navigators too.
As more and more migrants head to Paris, the shelters can't keep pace. Recently, the international NGO Doctors Without Borders brought in a mobile clinic to serve homeless migrants in the French capital.
“Sometimes I’d like to imprison the immigration officials, the judge, the president, so that they can endure 19 days in there with their children,” says one woman who was recently released from immigration detention.
After two weeks of skipping meals, the women are taking a short break. But they say will resume if the government does not consider their pleas to be released.
Migrants arriving on Europe's shores increasingly include those who were forced aboard unsafe boats, says Joel Millman of the International Organization for Migration.
Researchers figure that roughly a third of all the food we produce is never eaten. In Paris, a new restaurant is taking a small slice out of all that waste by salvaging discarded food from a local market, cooking it up into fine cuisine, and serving it on a "pay-what-you-can" basis to a clientele that includes some of the city's neediest residents.
Thousands of Haitians who lived and worked in the Dominican Republic have fled across the border under threat of deportation or violence. Many are taking shelter in makeshift camps. At one school near the border, teachers are struggling to teach the children of these uprooted migrants along with the rest of their student population.
More and more people are fleeing wars, poverty and discrimination. Many leave their homelands in search of a better life, only to be stopped at various international borders. The lines determine who can enter and who can leave. Yet, borders can be flattened — for a price.