Trump threatened to impose tariffs on trade with its second largest trading partner to pressure Mexico to take measures against immigration
A new migrant caravan consisting of around 1,100 people started its journey towards the US from San Pedro Sula in Honduras.
In Europe and the US, the right wing continued to fan the flame of hatred against migrants for electoral gain even as institutions failed to stand up to this propaganda. The victims of all this were the migrants.
Neither Trump nor his Democrat opponents acknowledge the historical responsibility of US in creating a migration crisis in Guatemala.
The rescue ship operated by Open Arms was denied permission to dock at ports in Italy and Malta. The refugees were rescued from near the Libyan coast
This followed hostile action by US border authorities on Sunday, who teargassed the migrants, including women and children
Using tear gas and rubber bullets, a Libyan coastguard team, on November 7, forced at least 79 refugees and migrants to disembark from a vessel that had rescued them from drowning in international waters.
While a proposal for drastically expanding the anti-immigrant force met with some resistance over concerns of national sovereignty, the idea of tasking north African countries with keeping people away was widely supported
The ship was leased by SOS Méditerranée and Médecins Sans Frontières and was instrumental in saving the lives of around 10,000 refugees stranded at sea
A recent summit saw the domestic contradictions in EU nations coming to the fore; the focus is increasingly on getting Turkey and Libya to stop those fleeing from conflict