Immigration Archive

Slovenia police find 20 migrants after van crashes

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia: Police in Slovenia Wednesday found 20 migrants from Pakistan in a van that crashed after entering the country illegally from Croatia on a quest to reach Western Europe, while a U.N. humanitarian envoy visited migrants who also want to move on but

France, Britain to announce new migrant treaty

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a new treaty on how to handle migrants hoping to head to Britain, the French presidency said Wednesday. The treaty, set to be announced at a summit in London on Thursday,

Refugee numbers in Germany dropped dramatically in 2017

186,644 asylum seekers were registered last year. That’s down more than 100,000 from 2016 – the Germany Interior Ministry says the massive numbers from the height of the crisis have been “overcome.” The figures German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced in Berlin on

The Mediterranean is “by far world’s deadliest border”

A report by the International Organization for Migration has found that at least 33,761 migrants have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between 2000 and 2017. The International Organization for Migration has released a report in which it concludes that Europe’s Mediterranean border is “by