The 82-year-old Argentine pope, whose parents were of Italian immigrant stock, has made the defence of migrants and refugees a plank of his pontificate.
Migrants account for 3.5 percent of the world's population today, compared with 2.8 percent in 2000, according to the report prepared by the population division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Palestinian teen's deportation at US border shows how America's vision of a free internet has collapsed.
No major change in Turkey’s migration policy, says Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.
The multi-day operation was expected to target around 2,000 recently-arrived families in about 10 cities who have been ordered deported by an immigration judge.
The accident reportedly occurred when the driver of a van carrying undocumented migrants lost control of the steering wheel and hit a wall in Edirne province.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says forces deployed at the US border were not there to detain migrants who try to cross the border.
The countries with the most internally displaced people - fleeing within their own countries -are Syria and Colombia, the UNHCR said.
The ruling centre-right Liberal Party and the opposition Social Democrats both say a tough stance in immigration is needed ahead of Denmark's general election.
Several thousand refugees are living in resettlement camps in the border villages of southeastern Nigeria and most of them struggle to access food, healthcare services, shelter, education, water and sanitation facilities.
Refugee Rights Europe says refugees and migrants in northern French city are at risk of imprisonment, deportation, and even death.
Bosnia's workforce is decreasing due to massive brain drain in several sectors, including education, healthcare and information-technology.
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