In a bid to reassert US influence in Latin America and counter Chinese influence, Biden signed a new pact to take more laborers and offer greater humanitarian assistance to migrants.
The Evros River is one of the last obstacles for refugees and migrants crossing from Turkey into Greece on land, but its strong current and treacherous wetlands have claimed many victims. For more than 20 years, coroner Pavlos Pavlidis has been trying to identify them and give their families a sense of closure.
2022 is not yet one month old, but already around a thousand people have made "irregular" crossings from France to the United Kingdom – putting a spotlight back onto the issue of migration between the European Union and its former member state. Margaritis Schinas is European Commission Vice-President, and the Commissioner in charge of migration and asylum issues. He tells FRANCE 24 he wants "clarity" from the UK over how it wishes to proceed in tackling the issue of thousands of people risking their lives each year to cross the English Channel.
26 Sep 2021
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.
4 Jul 2021
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.
30 Jun 2021
What were the lives of former guest workers in Germany like? A photography exhibition showcases personal and professional snapshots of the economic migrants.
31 Jan 2021
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.