A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should step up sea rescues – an element that is not part of the bloc’s new five-year action plan.
A group of approximately 100 Central American migrants were detained by members of the National Migration Institute during an operation close to the Mexican town of Huixtla in Chiapas State on Tuesday afternoon (April 16), Milenio TV reported.
US President Donald Trump announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
A new report has shown that British government authorities have been insisting on detaining asylum seekers who have been designated as “vulnerable and at risk” despite warnings that such policy could increase self-harm and suicide among the migrants.
Pope Francis railed on Friday against the marginalization of convicts and others who society has deemed ‘sinners’, and staunchly defended migrants as he joined hundreds of thousands of young Catholics in Panama.
Europe must guarantee migrants better access to health care, the World Health Organization urged Monday in its first report on the health of new arrivals to the old continent, where accessibility varies broadly.