The number of children crossing borders unaccompanied has risen up to five times since 2012. Here’s a quick look at the IFRC’s findings on the danger faced by young migrants and refugees.
US President Donald Trump believes he can abolish birthright citizenship, which guarantees everyone who was born in the US citizenship, by decree. Many think he is instrumentalising it for the upcoming midterm elections.
A rise in right-wing nationalism across the European Union has resulted in increased hardship for many Syrian refugees. Seven years after fleeing the war in Syria many struggle to build their lives in a hostile anti-Muslim environment.
The Australian government needs to be held to account for its shameful treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. The government's policies fly in the face of the core values that underpin Australian society and history.
In a landmark deal in March 2016, Turkey promised the EU it would stop the flow of refugees. In return, Turkey would get a €6 billion fund for refugees, visa-free travel and a fast-tracked EU membership. Did both sides keep their promises?
Confusing the terms migrant, refugee, and asylum seeker might have serious consequences for refugees, especially when they’re minors.
Amnesty International said the number of asylum seekers forced to return to Afghanistan had almost tripled from 3,290 to 9,460 between 2015 and 2016, despite a rise in violence in the country.
Hungary and Slovakia defend their refusal to take in asylum seekers at the European Court of Justice, drawing a clear rebuke from Germany and others who stressed the need for European solidarity.
Protests against the planned legislation, which would permanently ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from settling in the country, come as far right groups demonstrate against moves to rehouse 120 refugees.
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