By way of Brazil, where they migrated in recent years, many Haitians are now hoping to resettle in the U.S. But a shift in policy has left some 5,000 stranded at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The aid group explained the decision by criticizing the EU’s deal with Turkey to deport migrants who reach Europe. “We cannot take funds from those who do so much harm,” the organization said.
A scrap of a play written in part by Shakespeare answers contemporaries who were angry that England was admitting religious refugees.
It’s been a year since thousands of unaccompanied minors surged into the U.S. In the schools of Oakland, Calif., such children were seen not as a burden but as a challenge.
While Hungarian authorities are transporting some migrants directly to Austria, they are also arresting others for illegal entry — and deporting them after brief court proceedings.
Migrants from as far away as Afghanistan have been placed behind barbed wire in detention camps in Hungary. NPR’s Lauren Frayer visits a camp where the numbers — and the frustrations — keep growing.
The Obama administration is walking a fine line. With a backlog in the courts, many immigrants remain detained with an uncertain future.
The Obama administration has detained thousands of immigrant women and children, but that could soon change. A court case is challenging whether it is ever legal to hold children for long periods.