The flow of migrants to Algeria has given the country access to financial assistance which allows the elite to neglect an internal humanitarian solution for migrants reaching their borders.
The death toll after two migrant boats sank in heavy seas off the coast of Djibouti has risen to 52, said the UN migration agency.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says 47 rescued migrants aboard the Sea Watch NGO vessel could finally disembark after Italy and six other countries agreed to take them in.
Language barriers, fears of deportation and discrimination have kept migrants without legal status from getting basic medical care in Europe, the WHO said.
The United Nations' Refugee Agency said in a statement it was deeply saddened by reports of an estimated 170 people dead or missing.
The migrants who passed through the Agua Caliente border set sights on the US, hoping to leave behind violence and poverty to start a new life.
Passions are ablaze in the US capital where the government is partially shut down over the president's demand for a border wall which critics say is unnecessary. Each side took their case to the people on Tuesday.
But many of Donald Trump's policies targeting migrants, asylum seekers, and even their children have been challenged in court and in some cases they've been overturned.
Of total fatalities, 4,476 people, half occurred in the Mediterranean this year, the International Organization for Migration says in a new report.
Seven-year-old Jakelin Caal died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. Her family denies official story she had not been given food or water for days.
The Red Cross says that migrants are ill-equipped to survive freezing temperatures and some might not make it through winter.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the scenes of the Yellow Vest protesters show that Europe has failed on democracy, human rights, and freedom.
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