Years after the Syrian refugee crisis subsided, asylum seekers from other nations face even higher obstacles to enter Europe, which is more ambivalent about accepting them than ever.
The move comes a week after fires destroyed the Moria camp, where 12,000 people were living. But rights groups say the new camp is only a temporary solution.
Conditions at the Moria center on the island of Lesbos were already dire. This year, the coronavirus compounded the misery, and then fires razed the squalid camp, leaving thousands homeless.
Months of remote learning have taken a harsh toll on New York City’s roughly 114,000 homeless students and their families.
The camp, already a bleak emblem of Europe’s migrant policy, was locked down after a coronavirus outbreak, prompting some asylum seekers to set fires that left thousands homeless.
As a new experiment in remote learning begins, students who live in shelters or doubled up with family may not have the resources they need.
At the height of the war, 982 refugees fleeing the Nazis were invited by President Roosevelt to a converted military base in upstate New York.
More than 100,000 of New York City’s public school students lack permanent housing. They are caught in bureaucratic limbo that often seems like a trap.
Frustrated asylum seekers lit fires this week in protest over lockdowns that worsened cramped and squalid conditions on Lesbos. Now 12,000 migrants are homeless.
When sidewalk cafes collide with the city’s inadequate response to homelessness.
Some residents complained that the new neighbors were diminishing the quality of life in the area. Others felt that characterization was unfair.
The move of 300 men to the upscale Upper West Side neighborhood led to complaints and the threat of a lawsuit.
A new report calculates the number of people who fled because of wars fought by the United States since Sept. 11, 2001.
The weekslong refusal by Malta and other nations to allow a tanker from a major global company to dock reflects an escalation in hard-line tactics against migrants.
New fiction from Elena Ferrante, Yaa Gyasi and Marilynne Robinson, Mariah Carey’s tell-all, several deep dives into Cold War espionage and more.
Five new American citizens were stunned to be naturalized at a White House ceremony during the Republican National Convention. Some said they did not know they were being broadcast until friends called to tell them.
The police said there was no sign of foul play after they found a body, believed to be that of Sgt. Elder N. Fernandes, about 30 miles from the base in Central Texas.
Even as the Republican convention tries to soften President Trump’s image, he has made it clear that the extreme immigration policies of his first four years will be central to his re-election pitch.
When the pandemic hit, volunteers had to find creative ways to educate migrant children living in limbo near the U.S.-Mexico border.
A Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France nearly four years ago was extradited and landed in Paris on Friday morning.