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At Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, there is deadly violence, overcrowding, appalling sanitary conditions and now a charity says children as young as 10 are attempting suicide. The Victoria Derbyshire programme has been given rare access inside.

"We are always ready to escape, 24 hours a day we have our children ready," says Sara Khan, originally from Afghanistan. "The violence means our little ones don't get to sleep." Sara explains that her family spend all day queuing for...

An immigrant mom desperate to stay in the Big Apple with her American citizen hubby and three young kids was just weeks from becoming a permanent resident but now fears she’ll get deported at any moment and torn from her family.

“I don’t feel safe,” said Karina Bailon, 32, of Queens, who has been married to a naturalized U.S. citizen for four years.

“Right now, I am afraid that I can be arrested at any time and be taken away from my children. It could happen anywhere.”

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More than half a million Venezuelans have crossed into Ecuador this year as part of one of the largest mass migrations in Latin American history, the United Nations said on Aug. 17.

About 547,000 citizens of the crisis-stricken South American country have entered Ecuador since January – mostly through its northern border with Colombia – to escape rampant crime and political violence, a collapsing economy and severe shortages of food and medicines.

That is nearly 10 times the...

African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents. Since last year, they face another burden: a de facto 20 percent salary cut that has driven them further into poverty.

Israel's roughly 35,000 African migrants and the groups that support them say the recent law — in which Israel withholds the money from their paychecks every month and returns it only if they leave the country — is yet another attempt by an anti...

A plane arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul on 15 Aug. with 46 rejected Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany, airport officials told journalists.

The collective deportation was the 15th such flight since December 2016.

Including Wednesday's flight, some 350 people have been forcibly returned to Kabul after their asylum applications were turned down.

Last month, a failed Afghan asylum seeker deported from Germany killed himself after arriving back in the Afghan...

A Brazilian judge has ordered the border crossing from Venezuela closed to Venezuelan immigrants fleeing their country’s economic and political turmoil but the border remained open on Aug. 6 pending an appeal by the federal government.

Hundreds of Venezuelans continued to walk across into Brazil, a border official said.

Federal judge Helder Barreto on Sunday ordered the border closed until the frontier state of Roraima can create “humanitarian” conditions to receive the massive...

Police in the US state of New Mexico have rescued 11 malnourished children who were being kept in squalid conditions in a remote desert compound.

They said the children, aged one to 15, had no shoes, were wearing rags and "looked like Third World refugees". Five adults were found at the scene, including two heavily armed men.

Police searched the site after receiving a message from a third party that read: "We are starving and need food and water."

It is not clear how the...

Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit.

Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas are almost certain to be administered the drugs, irrespective of their condition, and without their parents’ consent, according to the lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles-based...

The Greens party legal officer was escorted from a plane at Helsinki Airport after she refused to sit down, in protest of a fellow passenger's deportation.

Police at Helsinki Airport removed Aino Pennanen, the legal officer of Finland's Greens party, from a plane for refusing to be seated. Pennanen said she was protesting the deportation of a fellow passenger.

Police cited Pennanen for causing an aviation misdemeanour but she is not suspected of having committed a crime.

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The U.S. government said that hundreds of families it broke up at the border with Mexico have not been reunited as a court-ordered deadline to return all children to their parents elapsed.

A federal judge in California had ordered that all eligible migrant families be brought back together by 6:00 pm (2200 GMT) and officials said in a court filing that 1,442 children aged five and older had been reunited with their parents.

"The reunification plan outlined to the court... is...

Despite a decision by the European Court of Human Rights to halt the evacuation of a Roma camp in northern Rome, Italian police and municipal authorities evicted its roughly 300 residents on July 26.

The operation at Camping River started in the early morning and deployed a large police contingent, continuing throughout the day. By early afternoon, however, more than 100 residents were still outside the camp's gate with their belongings and said they had nowhere to go.

Some of...

As passengers know, a plane cannot take off until all on board have taken their seats and buckled their seat belts. A young Swedish activist named Elin Ersson used that rule to keep a flight carrying a 52-year-old Afghan man being deported to Kabul from taking off in Gothenburg.

The flight was scheduled to travel to Istanbul where the man was to be transferred to another plane to Afghanistan.

With everyone else on the plane seated, the young Swede took out her cellphone and...

Two homeless men in Berlin suffered serious injuries after an unknown perpetrator doused them in a liquid and set them on fire. Witnesses reportedly put out the blaze with a fire extinguisher from a nearby snack shop.

Police are looking for clues after two homeless men were set on fire at the Schöneweide suburban train station in Berlin late Sunday night.

Shortly before midnight, the two men were doused in a flammable liquid before being set on fire. Their shelter and...

Hungary will quit a U.N. migration pact before its final approval, it said on Wednesday, calling the agreement a “threat to the world”.

The Global Compact For Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved on Friday by all 193 U.N. member nations except the United States, which pulled out last year.

But Hungary, led by right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, has decided not to sign the final document at a ceremony in December.

“This document is entirely...

At least 19 people drowned on Wednesday when a boat carrying more than a hundred Syrian migrants sank off the coast of Northern Cyprus, Turkish Anadolu news agency reports.

The exact number of passengers on board is unknown, but believed to be around 150.

The Coast Guard of the partially recognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus said that 103 people have been rescued and brought to Turkey, with the rescue operation still underway.

Several dozen passengers are...