Shooting down the argument that illegal immigration fuels the spread of disease, Amesh Adalja called a Walter Williams column “a very obviously veiled attempt to use the prestige of science and medicine coupled with the real issue of health security in order to bolster a…

A devastating report from ProPublica recounts profound suffering and agonizing waiting endured by immigrant youth in the US living in 9 federally funded Chicago-area shelters.  

In Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps, religious teachers and spirit healers are helping to fill the massive gap in mental health services. 900,000 Rohingya now live in these camps, arriving with traumatic tales of Burmese soldiers slaughtering thousands. But only half of…

Migrants and asylum seekers arriving in northern Greece, fleeing countries like Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, are subject to “appalling reception and detention conditions,” Human Rights Watch reported today. Under national and European law, Greece is obliged to treat asylum…

Jacob Atem was among 30,000 “lost boys” left behind after government militias decimated their villages in now-independent South Sudan. The US took in some 3,800, including Atem in 2001, offering an invaluable—and increasingly scarce—opportunity.

For the first time since the adoption of the US Refugee Act in 1980, the US resettled fewer refugees in 2017 than the rest of the world, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of new data from UNHCR.  

In the wee hours this morning, EU leaders reached an agreement outlining a strategy to cope with a migration crisis that could dictate “the fate of the E.U.,” according to German chancellor Angela Merkel. As the summit continues today, many details are yet to be ironed out…

The Trump administration must halt family separations at the border under a temporary nationwide injunction passed down late Tuesday, a move likely to spark a high-profile legal battle with the Justice Department.

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…

The people fleeing villages in South Sudan due to renewed conflict brought the possessions they could carry and the horror they endured. Thousands are believed to have been displaced from villages in Leer and Mayendit counties by troops who destroyed food stores and…