Polish officials cited a "difficult and dangerous" situation on the border with Belarus. Tension has grown in recent weeks over groups of migrants attempting to cross into the EU.
It's hard to make a living as a shepherd or farmer in the mountains of northeastern Albania. But an NGO is devoted to environmental protection and helping families find sustainable livelihoods to stop the young leaving.
What were the lives of former guest workers in Germany like? A photography exhibition showcases personal and professional snapshots of the economic migrants.
Irregular migration, experts advocate proper trauma care for returnees
15 Dec 2020
IOM Organised Film Festival against irregular migration
28 Nov 2020
News reports of people making clandestine crossings into Europe overwhelmingly depict men. But significant numbers of women also take that same path – and the challenges and stigma they face are often specific to their sex. We speak to Camille Schmoll, author of "Les damnées de la mer", or "The Wretched of the Sea" in English, a book about the rarely-discussed women who choose to risk their lives trying to forge new lives on the other side of the Mediterranean.
17 Nov 2019
The Director-General of the national agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons has described human trafficking as "Evil" She discloses that the govt and her agencies created the needed awareness of mitigating irregular migration.
1 Oct 2019
'Migration has long been present across the ages and across the continents'
5 Aug 2019
Joy is one of the over 14,000 Nigerians who have flown back on chartered planes from Libya under a scheme run by the International Organization for Migration since 2017. Around a third of these are women. Some travel back home with children born as the result of rape during their time trying to reach Europe.
23 Jun 2019
Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard.
16 Jun 2019
The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh.
22 May 2019
The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."