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…

Over 20,000 El Salvadoran migrants return through San Salvador’s repatriation center every year. Since 2014, the spike in returning citizens pushed the government to overhaul the strained facilities at Dirección de Atención al Migrante with assistance from USAID and the…

Despite the release of hundreds of children separated from their families, the US is detaining more migrant children than ever.   Shelter populations soared to 12,800 migrant children this month, up from 2,400 in May 2017. Although the number of children crossing the border…

Parents separated from their children at the US border under Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy were left so traumatized that they could not make a strong case for asylum during “credible fear” interviews, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of 2 dozen migrants. The suit…

Algeria has expelled some 13,000 migrants in the past 14 months, leaving them stranded in the Sahara desert without food or water. Scores have perished as a growing number of sub-Saharan migrants—pregnant women and children among them—are rounded up "dropped in the desert…

This weekend, Italy’s new government turned away a ship carrying over 600 rescued migrants making the deadly Mediterranean crossing, including unaccompanied minors and pregnant women. An estimated 785 migrants have died on the route this year. The Aquarius, run by Doctors…

An unprecedented flow of refugees is testing immunization services across Europe, revealing gaps that put the success of the European Vaccine Action Plan at risk, write Sally Hargreaves and colleagues. 

Richard Toll, Senegal was once a “malaria microcosm” due to seasonal migrant workers flocking to the Senegalese Sugar Company, writes Amy Yee. But a public-private partnership has made remarkable strides fighting off the disease.

Desperate efforts to control the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean have put European countries on the offensive, leading to some questionable methods, writes Adam Nossiter.Italian authorities have reportedly negotiated with warlords controlling migration routes.

Among the estimated 1 million migrants living in Thailand along the remote Thai-Burmese border, threats to health abound. Infectious diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, tuberculosis, diarrheal conditions and dengue fever run rampant. Migrants often suffer…