Biden administration increasing cost of U.S. citizenship
In just over a month, permanent U.S. residents seeking to become U.S. citizens will need to pay nearly 20% more to become naturalized. Starting April 1, the Biden administration is increasing the cost of several immigration forms.
Gov. Abbott announces border "base camp" for troops
Governor Greg Abbott has announced the construction of a base camp for nearly 2,000 soldiers on the border. The camp will be located in Eagle Pass.
Maternity camp set up in Gaza as births surge
Health facilities in Rafah are struggling to cope with the number of people now sheltering there. The strain on infrastructure is increased by the number of babies that are born each day. In Rafah these problems are especially acute, wit...
What happens next for impeached Sec. Mayorkas?
Republicans in the U.S. House have voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas. This is the first time since 1876 that such an impeachment vote has taken place. Now the Senate is responsible for holding a trial to determine if ...
Republicans impeach U.S. homeland security chief
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives have voted to impeach President Joe Biden's immigration chief, the culmination of months of attacks on the Democratic administration as they seek to make border security a key issue in Nov...
Canary Islands: The challenge to identify dead migrants
The Canary Islands are a first destination for people trying to reach continental Europe. Numbers of those attempting the dangerous Atlantic crossing are soaring.
U.S. House impeaches Biden's top border official
The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly voted to impeach President Joe Biden's top border official Alejandro Mayorkas, accusing him of lax policies that encouraged illegal immigration.
Georgia to send more troops to U.S.-Mexico border
Georgia's Gov. Brian Kemp announced more members of the Georgia National Guard will head to the U.S./Mexican border this spring to try and fight illegal immigration into the country.
U.K.’s Rwanda plan ‘incompatible with human rights’
The U.K. government's latest legislation to revive its controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda is "not compatible" with the country's human rights obligations, a watchdog panel of British lawmakers has warned.
France plans to revoke birthplace citizenship in Mayotte
French authorities have announced a controversial plan to amend the Constitution to revoke birthplace citizenship on the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, which has been struggling with social unrest and a crippling migration crisis.
Refugee's journey from Gaza to political success in Sweden
On a quiet winter morning in Olofstrom, Tamam Abou Hamidan and her daughter Violeta reflect on life after fleeing Gaza. From a pizza restaurant worker to mayor, Tamam's journey in Sweden unfolds. Despite political success, she remains ha...
Graves of unidentified migrants found in Bosnia
A town in northern Bosnia has been digging graves for unidentified migrants who died trying to get into Europe. It's a sign of the growing number of people trying to travel through the Balkans to reach the European Union.
Senate Republicans block bipartisan border deal
Republicans in the U.S. Senate defeated a bipartisan effort to bolster border security that had taken months to negotiate, but said they could still approve aid for Ukraine and Israel that had been tied up in the deal.
Thousands flee rebel advance in Eastern D.R. Congo
Fresh advances by M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo's conflict-ridden east and battles to push them back have uprooted thousands more civilians around the city of Goma, threatening to isolate the strategic urban hub as fight...
House Republicans fail to impeach Mayorkas
A Republican-led effort to impeach the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of the southern border has failed in the House of Representatives.
U.S. Senate border bill on the brink of collapse
The U.S. Senate's bipartisan border bill appears to be dead and is not expected to make it out of the chamber where it was negotiated.
Some Israelis return to their homes near Gaza border
In Israel, four months after the start of the war, the government is loosening restrictions on access to certain kibbutzim near Gaza. Some residents are returning to their homes. But those from the communities worst hit by the Hamas Octo...
Myanmar doctor cares for fellow refugees in India
The Indian state of Mizoram is hosting nearly 19,000 refugees from Myanmar, putting the local healthcare system under pressure. One refugee doctor is doing what he can to help others who have fled.
U.S. Senate expected to vote on border bill
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced senators will take their first vote on a bipartisan border security bill on Wednesday. The bill, which would also provide funding for Ukraine, Taiwan, and Israel, faces Republican oppos...
Political stand-off in U.S. over migrant crossings
The U.S. Congress is considering a measure that would shut down its southern border with Mexico if the daily average of migrant crossings exceeds 5,000. That's well below the current number of crossings as migrants and asylum seekers fro...
Anti-immigrant convoy reaches U.S.-Mexico border
Hundreds of vehicles carrying protesters opposed to illegal immigration converged on the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday. Calling themselves the “Take Our Border Back Convoy,” the participants were mostly far-right conservatives.
Germany approves new, easier citizenship laws
The German Parliament has approved a radical change to the citizenship laws. It will allow more migrants to naturalise as Germans. The government says the new laws will benefit those who’ve lived and worked in the country for decades.
In this Spanish city, migrants keep fishing boats afloat
In Spain's port city of Burela, the attitude towards migrants is largely positive as they help keep the country's fishing industry afloat. But after a record-setting year for those making the journey by sea, Senegalese fisherman Babou Di...
DeSantis deploys Florida troops to Texas-Mexico border
Governor Ron DeSantis announced he's deploying members of the Florida State Guard and Florida National Guard to Texas' southern border amid rising tensions between southern states and the federal government over control of the U.S.-Mexic...
Border battle intensifies among U.S lawmakers
Lawmakers across the aisle agree that illegal crossings at the U.S-Mexico border are a major issue, but negotiations on border policy have come to a standstill.
NYC sees spike in homeless population due to migrants influx
The number of homeless people in New York City shelters rose 53% over the past year, fueled largely by the influx of asylum seekers to the city.
U.S. House Republicans push to impeach border chief
U.S. House Republicans are in the last stages of bringing impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of the nation's southern border with Mexico.
Italy PM pitches migration plan at Africa summit
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has announced a 6 billion dollar funding plan for energy and other programmes in Africa. The announcement came at an international summit on Africa, hosted by Meloni in Rome.
U.S. senators close to deal on border revamp
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators say they are close to a deal with the Biden administration on revamping how the government controls immigration along the southern border with Mexico.