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NPR: Here’s what it’s like for migrants trapped between Belarus and Poland

For months, the government of Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has accelerated the number of visas it grants migrants seeking refuge from war...

AP: Migrant march dwindles in southern Mexico

A group of mainly Central American migrants attempting to walk across southern Mexico has dwindled to less than a thousand, authorities said...

AP: EXPLAINER: What’s behind the crisis at Belarus-Poland border

Thousands of migrants and refugees have flocked to Belarus’ border with Poland, hoping to get to Western Europe, Many of them are now...

AP: New fast-track docket for migrants faces familiar challenges

The average time for U.S. immigration cases to be resolved is nearly four years. But that’s not the mandate in Francisco Prieto’s...

VOA: US Arresting Far Fewer Undocumented Immigrants Under Biden

Reports of dramatically reduced immigration enforcement inside the United States have prompted cheers from rights advocates and derision from critics of the...

VOA: Immigrant Advocates See Double Standard in US Border Reopening

The Biden administration is preparing to open America's borders to travelers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on November 8, but the decision will...

VOA: US Announces $20 Million Aid Package for Central America, Mexico

The United States on Friday announced an additional $20 million package of humanitarian aid for Mexico and Central America. 

VOA: Conflict on Colombia-Venezuela Border Fuels Sexual Violence

Gunfire echoes from a nearby “trocha,” an informal border crossing, where Venezuelan migrant Yuberthi once made her living.

VOA: Biden Administration Unveils New Plan for Young Immigrants

The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young...

CNN: He left Syria as a refugee six years ago. Now he owns a successful London restaurant

In Damascus, chef Imad Alarnab says he ran three popular restaurants, alongside several juice bars and cafes. During the Syrian civil war,...

REUTERS: How a drug-trafficking mayor in Honduras fueled the U.S. migration crisis

Alexander Ardón ruled one corner of Honduras like a fiefdom. Reuters shows how his murders, drug-trafficking, and other confessed crimes have...

VOA: US Gives First Public Look Inside Base Housing Afghans

The Biden administration on Friday provided the first public look inside a U.S. military base where Afghans airlifted out of Afghanistan are...

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