Greece’s newly formed centre-right government has promised to take a tougher line on the refugee crisis and plans to set up a sea barrier and detention facilities.
On a piece of unowned land between Iran and Afghanistan, a small makeshift clinic is offering the first medical response to dozens of refugees returning from Iran - and many return with stories of horrendous injustice.
Governor Greg Abbott told the State Department that Texas can not resettle any more refugees and has to dedicate its resources "to those who are already here."
Three existing amps are to be closed, on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos, currently housing over 27,000 people under terrible conditions which have been repeatedly castigated by rights groups. They have a nominal capacity of just 4,500.
Buses took away more than 1,600 people from the Porte de la Chapelle and Seine-Saint-Denis areas where camps were dismantled after the government announced stricter immigration policies a day earlier.
The measures aim to make recruiting skilled immigrant workers for certain job sectors easier but add restrictions on migrants that want to benefit from France's social security systems.
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.
All people must be able to access full asylum procedures and international protection, UNHCR spokesman Andrej Mahecic says.
Supreme Court gives green light for administration to roll out new rules that would make it harder for Central American migrants to claim asylum in the US.
The European Union's lack of support to Turkey in handling the refugee crisis is forcing Ankara to allow safe passage to Syrian refugees on their way to Europe.
While many blame the rescue captains of refugee boats and activists for their initiatives, they do not know that the EU and its member states directly contribute to migration waves from Africa.
Is the European far-right's claim that 'Syrian refugees increased crimes in Europe' true? Or is the far-right rhetoric far from reality?
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