illegal migration - updates

Rappler's latest stories on illegal migration


2nd Guatemalan migrant child dies in U.S. custody

Dec 26, 2018 - 8:15 AM

The Guatemalan government has called on the US to conduct a clear investigation into how the child died

Britain, France say ending Calais migrant crisis is 'top priority'

Aug 02, 2015 - 8:21 AM

At least 10 migrants have died attempting to use an undersea tunnel from Calais to trains or lorries headed for Britain

CONFRONTATION. French gendarmes face migrants on the Eurotunnel site near the boarding docks in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on late July 29, 2015. Philippe Huguen/AFP

Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey join hands to fight migration

May 25, 2015 - 9:45 PM

This agreement guarantees closer cooperation of the 3 countries that face one and the same challenges migration organized crime and terrorism says Bulgaria s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova

Italy migrant 'ghost ship' arrives in port

Jan 03, 2015 - 9:35 AM

The increasing number of abandoned migrant ships point to a disturbing new tactic of traffickers to maximize profits of their ruthless trade

MIGRANT SHIP RESCUE. Two operations to rescue migrant ships, including Blue Sky M (pictured), were carried out by Italy in the span of one week. File photo by Nunzio Giove/Agence France-Presse

Italy finds 700 migrants on 'drifting' ship

Dec 31, 2014 - 9:51 AM

A frigate Greek navy helicopter and two patrol vessels are dispatched to rescue the Moldovan flagged ship after it issued a distress signal in Greek waters

US warns undocumented child migrants will be deported

Jun 24, 2014 - 10:21 AM

The United States is seeing a huge surge in young migrants fleeing gang violence and poverty in Central America mostly Guatemala Honduras and El Salvador

BORDER CONTROL. The US Border Patrol sign is seen on a fence at the border area in Nogales city in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA, 10 June 2014. Jose Munoz/EPA

No US legal status for new migrant children – official

Jun 13, 2014 - 10:35 AM

Three out of four minors who illegally cross the US border come from El Salvador Honduras and Guatemala

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Australia to give Malaysia boats to tackle people-smuggling

Feb 06, 2014 - 10:42 AM

It follows Canberra giving two patrol boats to Colombo for similar reasons late in 2013