Venezuelan migrants board a boat in the Colombian city of Necocli that will take them closer to Panama, the next stop on the way to the United States

New Biden policy leaves thousands of Venezuelan migrants stranded


The Biden administration announced a plan that will automatically reject all Venezuelans seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico if they enter the country without authorization. The deal will only benefit a fraction of asylum-seekers.

Since the fire that engulfed Moria camp on Lesbos island nearly two weeks ago, more than 500 of the 12,000 displaced migrants and refugees have been taking shelter at a center run by Team Humanity, a nonprofit humanitarian organization. 

Migrants displaced by Lesbos fire say conditions at new camp are inhumane

Syrian refugee mother holds 6-month-old son as toddler looks at the TV

Under Greek law change, thousands of refugees could soon become homeless

Camila Díaz, 29, had unsuccessfully sought asylum in the US before she was fatally beaten in El Salvador in January 2019. 

ICE deported a trans asylum-seeker. She was killed in El Salvador.

A small girl in a t-shirt with bare legs and feet cries she and her mother run up a dirt hill.

Mexico calls for ‘full investigation’ of US tear gas used at border

A Syrian refugee holding a baby in a life tube swims towards the shore, after their dinghy deflated some 100 yards from the Greek island of Lesbos, September 13th 2015.

Refugees to be assessed on ability to ‘assimilate’


A new presidential directive on refugees says prospective entrants to the US must meet certain unspecified assimilation criteria. Experts say this is the first time they’ve ever seen such language and are concerned over its implications.


Hundreds of asylum-seekers are packed into ‘human warehouses’ in Italian villages


Inside vast white tents erected in a former military zone on the outskirts of the tiny village of Conetta, some 1,400 men from across Africa while away their days, packed onto endless rows of bunks as the temperatures rise.