By Sebastián Astorga (*) – A border town divided between two countries, where before the Covid-19 pandemic people passed through without custom controls, is now divided by fences on the two bridges that cross from Ecuador to Peru in its vicinity, cutting off almost completely the only commercial activity on which it survived and further burdening the situation of the more than ten thousand migrants who are passing through, many of them on foot.
The arrival of Brazilian migrants into Portugal has reached new levels for the fourth consecutive year even despite the coronavirus pandemic restrictions.
The United Nations (UN) Tuesday voiced their concern about Sunday's deportation of 56 Venezuelan migrants from Chile despite legal actions taken against such a measure.
US Vice President Kamala Harris rounded up her first official foreign mission in Mexico City by underlining the need to tackle the root causes of migration as crowds at the southwestern border grow by the hour.
Amnesty International's office in Chile Tuesday “repudiated” the wave of arrests and deportations of migrants after the enactment of the new immigration law promoted by the administration of President Sebastián Piñera, it was announced.
Chile's President Sebastán Piñera Sunday signed into law the new migration law which spent eight years in Congress before being passed.
The Joe Biden’s administration is granting temporary protected status to Venezuelans living in the United States and is also working to coordinate international pressure against president Nicolas Maduro to hold free and fair elections, senior U.S. officials said on Monday.
France agreed on Wednesday to ban the far-right group Generation Identity. Interior minister Gerald Darmanin said it took into account the group's “structure and military organization,” adding that GI can be regarded “as having the character of a private militia.”
Major powers, including allies, criticized the United States for its human rights record on Monday during a U.N. review, citing the use of the death penalty, police violence against African Americans, and the separation of migrant children from their families.
Britain appointed a commander on Sunday to lead its response to illegal small boat crossings across the Channel and said it was exploring tougher action after a spate of migrant arrivals.