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.
Nearly 800,000 Afghan migrants returned or were deported back to Afghanistan from Iran in 2018 – an increase of two-thirds compared to the previous year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 8.
International migrants who relocate to high-income countries to work, study or join family members are less likely to die prematurely than people born in their new homelands, a research review suggested.
At the end of this year, migrants will have sent $466 billion to family and friends in their countries of origin. Despite this record amount these remittances have little to no effect on the dire economic state of affairs in those home countries. Earlier this week in Brussels, a group of experts convened to think of ways to make the sent money work in a way that benefits more than just a few lucky families.
Hundreds of migrants from Central America in Mexico have gathered around a tense US border crossing, where US security measures created long lines of Mexicans headed to the US to attend Thanksgiving gatherings.
Hundreds of migrants from Central America traveling through Mexico to seek asylum in the United States have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana, which sits across the border from San Diego, California.
The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 active-duty troops to beef up security along the US-Mexico border, officials announced Monday, in a bid to prevent a caravan of Central American migrants from illegally crossing the frontier.