Migrant caravan leaves Honduras en route to US

Migrants wanting to reach the US, mostly Hondurans and Nicaraguans, walk on arrival at the Honduran-Guatemalan border, in Corinto, Honduras, on Jan 15, 2022. (WENDELL ESCOTO / AFP) TEGUCIGALPA - A caravan of Honduran migrants left on Saturday for the United States from the northern city of San Pedro Sula....

4,400 migrants lost at sea bound for Spain in 2021

In this file photo taken on May 18, 2021, Spanish soldiers assist a migrant who arrived swimming to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in Ceuta. (ANTONIO SEMPERE / AFP) BARCELONA - More than 4,400 migrants, including at least 205 children, were lost at sea trying to reach Spain in 2021,...

France rejects joint border patrol in Channel with UK

Migrants are helped by Royal National Lifeboat Institution lifeboat before being taken to a beach in Dungeness, on the south-east coast of England on Nov 24, 2021, after crossing the English Channel. PARIS - French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, that he rejected the idea...

At least 57 illegal migrants drown off Libyan coast

This photo provided by the International Organization for Migration shows migrants from four boats being returned to the shore in Tripoli, Libya, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (PHOTO / AFP) TRIPOLI - At least 57 illegal migrants drowned off the Libyan coast on Monday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said....

Migrants’ hunger strike puts Belgian govt in danger

In this June 2, 2021 photo, a nurse walks in an occupied Saint-Jean-Baptiste-au-Beguinage church by undocumented migrants in Brussels. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) BRUSSELS - Hundreds of undocumented immigrants, on hunger strike in Brussels for the last two months to demand residence rights, have begun refusing water, putting themselves close...

UN: EU partly to blame for Mediterranean migrant deaths

In this Aug 12, 2019 photo, an inflatable dinghy, belonging to the 'Ocean Viking' rescue ship, operated by French NGOs SOS Mediterranee and Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF), transports migrants rescued from their dinghy during an operation in the Mediterranean Sea. (ANNE CHAON / AFP) The European Union is partly to...

UNHCR: More than 650 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said that more than 650 illegal migrants have been rescued and returned to Libya. "Over 650 persons were returned on Sunday to Tripoli by Libyan authorities," the UNHCR tweeted earlier Monday. ALSO READ: Patience wears thin for migrants...