The flow of migrants and refugees into Europe is not slowing down. Thousands are sleeping at bottlenecks along various international frontiers. Cold, driving rain is creating what the UN is calling a real humanitarian crisis.
Waves of Syrian migrants coming to Europe are part of a much larger movement of people on the move. Economic migrants, refugees and asylum seekers have been flowing toward Europe in increasing numbers for years.
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in the rough in Italian train stations and on its border crossings. The stalled travelers are mainly migrants from north Africa who've survived a perilous journey by sea only to be turned back by new, tough restrictions in northern Europe.
The European Union has a plan to divvy up the burden of migrants crossing the Mediterranean. It's an effort to prove that European countries can control their borders, but it's one that ignores the underlying problem of why people are leaving their countries by the thousands.
A brother and sister remember their abrupt start to a new life in America after they fled collapsing South Vietnam. It's one story among the many collected by StoryCorps from Vietnamese refugees whose lives were changed by the fall of Saigon in 1975.
Warm weather means a rise in the number of people leaving the Middle East and Africa and heading to the shores of Italy, France and Greece. Many die on the way and even those who make it, have a hard time settling in Europe.
More than a year ago, a husband and wife from Mexico voluntarily returned to their country of origin and left their Americanized sons in the United States. Now that Trump has been elected, will more immigrant parents make the same choice?
We're following the stories of individuals as they navigate the policy and ideological shifts happening during the Donald Trump administration. From an undocumented immigrant to a Nobel Prize winner, here's how immigration affects people.
The Bavarian city of Traunreut, population 21,000, is working to integrate 600 refugees. Some locals are helping. Others are rallying against the arrivals. One thing is for sure: It's a challenging situation for everyone.
For Greece's ultranationalist Golden Dawn party, the world’s biggest refugee crisis since World War II was a political opportunity. And Lesbos seemed a natural place to build a base of support. It wasn’t.
Magali Torres, who lives in Florida and is originally from Mexico, is closely watching whether Congress and the White House can agree on a path that will allow her to continue to work legally in the US and worry less about deportation.
In February 2017, Italy and Libya signed an agreement to try to slow the arrival of migrants across the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe, with Italy giving logistical and financial support to Libya's coast guard. Since then, migrant sea arrivals in Europe have declined, and so have drownings, but many migrants returned to Libya face abusive detention.