Thousands of desperate asylum seekers are being arrested, shot at, and tear-gassed this week as they attempt to enter Greece by land and by sea. One child has died, according to Médecins Sans Frontières.   Greece has suspended asylum applications and is deporting those who…

Young people crowded into migrant detention centers on America’s southern border are facing deplorable conditions, according to lawyers who visited a facility in Clint, Texas last week.

Rampant violence against women in El Salvador spurred the country to enact the world’s only law against “femicide suicide”—denoting women abused to the point of taking their own lives. In the first half of 2018, 51 of 285 femicides fell into this category. Most of the…

Children are missing meals as support dries up for thousands of Central American migrants making their way across southern Mexico. In earlier waves, caravans traveling the route encountered local officials, religious groups and passers-by who offered reinforcements through…

Nonprofits and volunteer doctors are emptying their coffers and working overtime to compensate for a lack of coordinated health response at the US-Mexico border. "The care we are providing we could never have foreseen — or imagined spending what we are spending," said Ana…

The US hold on food and medical aid at the Venezuelan border in exchange for specific demands is deeply problematic and part of a larger issue. Globally, aid has also been compromised in Syria and Yemen.   The Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health’s Paul Spiegel…

A peaceful march by migrants on the US-Mexico border yesterday turned chaotic after US agents fired tear gas to push back migrants who tried to breach the border.   Mexico responded by arresting 39 people, and pledged to deport those who attempted to enter the US "violently…

Separating children from their parents, as we’re seeing at the US/Mexico border, leads to serious, long-term consequences, Paul Spiegel of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health explained in a C-SPAN interview yesterday. The Trump administration’s “zero…