The International Organization for Migration says deaths already total over 4,000 this year — 26 percent higher than in 2015 and increasingly concentrated in the Mediterranean.
British Columbia is in the middle of a public debate about Chinese immigration and some locals have become convinced that scores of Chinese immigrants are heading to Vancouver just to give birth.
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Thousands of economic migrants across South America are flocking to Chile for work, but affordable housing remains out of reach. VICE News visits the shanty encampments where Chile's burgeoning labor force is making a home.
By Alberto Riva
More migrants are attempting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing from Libya after the eastern overland route through Greece became a much harder option.
They often only make it as far as Mexico, where authorities detain and deport them. Despite Mexico's harsh immigration enforcement, most of the deportees plan to try to make the trip again immediately.
The UN and aid groups say three boats packed with people sank during the busiest week for migrant crossings from Libya to Europe so far this year.
By Miriam Wells
Despite multiple major studies finding the opposite, Peter Dutton claimed refugees were uneducated and languish on unemployment queues, in comments condemned as offensive, xenophobic nonsense.
By Sally Hayden
VICE News spoke to Tag Bashir, a Sudanese refugee who has been stranded on a British military base since 1998, and his 16-year-old son who has never known anything else.
Australia says it will compensate Save the Children Australia for wrongfully accusing it of encouraging asylum seekers to self harm, days after it levelled similar claims at other groups.
By John Dyer
Since the end of the last Ice Age, migration and population turnover — sometimes driven by changes in the climate — have been common features in Europe.
More than 10,000 children have gone missing since arriving in Europe as part of the migration wave which has flooded the continent. We spoke to child migrants and experts about their fate.
There are more than 55,000 people gathered in the desert between Jordan and Syria. But life here, between two huge earthen berms, happens out of reach of the military, aid workers, and journalists.
The African woman was raped after she fell unconscious but abortion is illegal on the island of Nauru. Also on Friday, a refugee died after setting himself on fire at the same facility two days ago.
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PNG's Prime Minister has ordered the controversial asylum detention center to close, and a refugee on the island of Nauru has set himself on fire in desperation — but Australia isn't budging.
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Australia's asylum policy and its detention centers in Papua New Guinea have been internationally criticized for being inhumane. Now PNG's Supreme Court says the center on Manus Island must close.
By Tess Owen
The German authorities have opened a criminal investigation into satirist satirist Jon Boehmermann for mocking Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on his TV show, which violates a Germany law against insulting foreign leaders.
The EU may scrap the rules requiring refugees to apply for asylum in the first country in which they arrive — and register the fingerprints and face images of all non-EU nationals who enter.
Sweden says the American lobster threatens native types and is seeking to ban it under an EU invasive species regulation.
VICE News is speaking to migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos as EU leaders and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu finalize a deal which would see them sent back to Turkey.