Migrants
State of emergency declared in NYC over influx of asylum seekers

Latin American migrants seek refuge in the United States only to be shuttled around as political pawns and sleep in tents in the richest city

WHO: Biggest factors behind migration are climate change and war

A new WHO report on the health of refugees and migrants warns about the impacts of weak health systems, war, and climate change

Rights groups and trade unions protest UK government’s Rwanda deportation policy

Despite the postponement of a flight to deport refugees to Rwanda after an intervention by the European Court of Human Rights, the UK Home Office has reiterated its commitment to the policy

Daily Round-up | Colombia’s Truth Commission releases final report & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories from the Truth Commission in Colombia, the death of migrants in the US, the trial of Palestinian youth Ahmed Manasra, and the action against Filipino news outlet Rappler

In Italy, migrants and refugees take to the streets for peace and social justice

Migrants movements are calling for a two-day mobilization asking for peace, work, housing and the regularization of undocumented people

Global Migration Indicators report summarizes 2020 for migrants across the world

The Global Migration Indicators report by the International Organization for Migration is here, with an update on how COVID-19 affected migration around the world.

Migrants die at sea 10 migrants found dead off Libya coast after European coast guards ignore rescue calls

As many as 99 people on the boat were rescued alive. The wooden boat was found by Doctors without Borders (MSF) around 30 nautical miles from the Libyan coast

Housing Rights-Europe 1 ‘Landlord, Landlord, My roof has sprung a leak’

A brief account of recent actions by housing rights groups and grassroot community organizations across Europe in pursuit of dignified and affordable living

Polisario Front chief leaves Spain after top court rejects pleas for his arrest

The Polisario Front, which is fighting for independence of Western Sahara from Morocco, claimed that allegations of war crimes against chief Brahim Ghali are Morocco’s attempts to discredit the movement

More than 70 migrants die in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea near Libyan coast  

The small dinghy was reportedly carrying over 120 people of whom at least 47 were rescued. Every year, hundreds of migrants are killed in similar accidents while trying to reach Europe from Libya or other countries in the region

US continues deportation of Haitians tested positive of COVID-19

Haitian government officials have denounced plans by the US to deport individuals amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Mexico evacuates migrant centers due to COVID-19 pandemic

In the past five weeks, over 3,653 Central American migrants housed in migrant shelters or centers, have been returned to their countries of origin