Greece has cautiously welcomed a plan from Brussels to reform the EU's shaky asylum system, but charity groups working with refugees have blasted a continued "outrageous containment policy"
AFP followed two groups of migrants as they made the perilous journey from the French town of Grande-Synthe to Dover in the south of England via the choppy waters of the Channel
Half a decade on from Europe's refugee crisis, the world's attention has moved on -- but 35-year-old Moroccan Younes Qermoua is back on the Balkan route, where traffic is picking up
The number of illegal sea migration across the Mediterranean has doubled in July compared to the month before. All in all nevertheless, migration figures within the EU have fallen in 2020 due to the corona virus travel restrictions.
The coronavirus outbreak has thrown the plight of Europe's migrant farm workers into stark relief with the added risk of contagion in overcrowded, unsanitary living quarters
The European Union has confirmed that an "EU migration and asylum pact" will be proposed to the 27 member states by autumn, in order to reach an agreement regarding the asylum and migrants allocation within the EU.
After over a week at sea, tensions are running high on the Ocean Viking, the charity ship that has pulled 164 migrants from the Mediterranean but which is now marking time, waiting for a safe port
Thousands of immigrant workers travel to a fertile valley in the Aragon region of northeastern Spain every year but a fresh outbreak of coronavirus infections has worried the authorities
With the coronavirus pandemic further squeezing already scant economic opportunities, Algerians and Tunisians are more determined than ever to reach Europe
As the coronavirus dominates headlines, activists fear the Mediterranean is the scene of an overlooked tragedy as more migrants try to cross, Europe closes its ports and rescue ships cease to function