Rappler's latest stories on migrants
Over the last 4 months of huge and increasingly violent pro-democracy rallies, the areas where domestic workers rest on Sundays have frequently become battlegrounds for police and protesters
Qatar has introduced a series of reforms to its 'kafala' sponsorship system since its selection to host the 2022 World Cup, which set in motion a huge construction program employing foreign workers
Some 230 people, including 70 children, are removed and taken to the police headquarters for identification, Athens municipal radio reported
The US Supreme Court's decision – temporarily in effect while lower court proceedings play out – is a victory for Trump's restrictive immigration policies
The ruling by District Court Judge Jon Tigar is the latest setback for Trump's immigration policies, which have been the subject of numerous court challenges
Locals in a Greek island fear a repeat of the 2015 European migrant crisis as the number of migrant-loaded boats booms in recent weeks
The move is aimed at deterring migrant expectations that they will be released after being arrested by the US border authorities and able to disappear into the US population
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez cites the 'urgent situation' on the vessel and the 'inconceivable decision by the Italian authorities... to close all its ports' to the migrants
(UPDATED) An EU Commission spokeswoman says France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Portugal will join the Italian Roman Catholic church in caring for the migrants
Authorities refuse to let more than 130 migrants disembark until a deal is struck with the European Union
The International Organization of Migration in Libya says, a 'wooden boat carrying around 250 people, including women and children, sank some 5 nautical miles from the coast'
Democrats bow to pressure as Congress approves $4.6 billion in emergency aid for Trump's border funding request
The US Customs and Border Protection agency, which has faced severe criticism over its treatment of detained migrants, says it takes 'all allegations seriously'
They are charged with having transported 3 undocumented migrants about 6 miles over the border
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says the future is 'in smaller and more controlled centers,' after the final inhabitants were removed last week to be sent to another center in Calabria
The Pentagon says they had been asked to authorize the Texas National Guard to lend support to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials, who say they are overwhelmed by the numbers of refugees crossing the southern US border
The Pope says 'the weakest and most vulnerable must be helped...This is a tremendous responsibility, from which no one is exempt'
A Department of Homeland Security report has warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' in multiple detention facilities holding thousands of migrants seeking to remain in the United States
'I'm going to start showing some of these detention centers to the press. I want the press to go in and see them,' Trump tells reporters in Morristown, New Jersey
The International Organization for Migration says its teams have 'located' and transferred to hospital 'a group of injured migrants who left Tajoura after the attack in the surrounding neighborhood'
(UPDATED) The strike 'clearly could constitute a war crime,' says UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame
A shocking photo of the lifeless bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria lying face down in the Rio Grande has fueled concern and outrage around the world
'There was a fight between a hundred migrants over a stolen phone, and one of them started the fire and called the police,' says the community leader of the migrant camp
The intertwined bodies in the viral photo are those of asylum-seeker Oscar Alberto Martinez, 25, and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria. They drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas.
John Sanders, appointed to the post just two months ago, says in a letter obtained by several US media outlets that he planned to step down as acting US Customs and Border Protection commissioner on July 5
The Dutch-flagged rescue boat Sea-Watch 3 has been stuck in the Mediterranean since rescuing 53 migrants drifting in an inflatable raft off the coast of Libya on June 12
Jasmine Shewakramani, a full-blooded Indian born and raised in the Philippines, could not call herself Filipino for a long, long time
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the partnership is 'more than welcome' as the Philippines and Nepal are two countries facing challenges when it comes to foreign labor
Protest actions call for decent work, permanent resident status upon arrival, universal services, and an end to discrimination and displacement of migrant workers
Venezuela suffers from shortages of food and medicine amid a power struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and interim president Juan Guaido
According to UN figures, some 3,400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April
Mexico's National Migration Institute says about 420 migrants – mostly from Honduras – were stopped and taken to a detention center by bus
Ale Siljdedic, Bosnia regional interior minister, says the blaze was 'doubtless' due to an electrical fault
In his award-winning book, 'Stranger to Myself: Diary of a Bangladeshi in Singapore', M.D. Sharif Uddin writes about the tough life of migrant construction workers who are invisible to many in the affluent city-state
'The migrants were transferred into a smaller inflatable boat which was overloaded, and 10 minutes later it sank,' says Mongi Slim, a Red Crescent official
All 62 migrants on the Alan Kurdi ship will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal, and Luxembourg
"Today at 3:30 am," says the National Migration Institute, "a group of approximately 350 people broke violently across the Mexican border from Guatemala."
The protest outside the Philippine Consulate in Toronto also calls for end to Canadian military aid to the Philippines
'AFM Patrol Vessel P21 stopped the tanker from entering the Maltese territorial waters,' the Armed Forces of Malta says in a statement
The fate of Flor Contemplacion, who was executed in Singapore on March 17, 1995, 'continues to reflect the plight of Filipino migrants'
(UPDATED) ‘We cannot allow the next generation of Filipinos to live in fear and violence. We stand against the Duterte government,’ says the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison approves the reopening of the facility claiming new laws just passed by parliament would increase the number of people trying to arrive in Australia illegally
Authorities say the latest assault involved an unknown man repeatedly punching two Syrian girls, aged 15 and 16, in the face before running away
'The Department of Defense will deploy approximately 3,750 additional US forces to provide the additional support to CBP (Customs and Border Protection) at the southwest border that Acting Secretary of Defense (Pat) Shanahan approved Jan. 11,' a statement says
Depending on the country and migrants' status, they may enjoy full access to the health care system or none at all
The migrants are mostly fleeing poverty and crime in Central America's 'Northern Triangle' – El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras
The unusual deployment was supposed to end in mid-December, but the Department of Homeland Security asked that it be extended until January, a date which is now further prolonged
'I address a pressing appeal to European leaders that they show some concrete solidarity with respect to these people,' Pope Francis says
Around 100 migrants are involved in the New Year's border crossing attempt
As night falls and people on both sides of the frontier prepare to celebrate New Year's Eve, the migrants try to cross over but at least two smoke bombs are hurled and they ultimately hold back