Mexico’s tiny asylum agency is already overwhelmed with applicants who are abandoning the American dream because of US President Donald Trump’s hard line immigration measures.
Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy of the previous administration.
The United Nations Refugee Agency has criticized a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States allowing the administration of President Donald Trump to bar migrants, mainly from Central America, from seeking asylum in the country.
More than 85 000 Venezuelan migrants crossed into Ecuador from Colombia in the last month, ahead of new visa restrictions from Quito that took effect on Monday, the Colombian government said.
Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on Monday.