Every day, people make the difficult decision to leave their homes in search of a better future. Many risk their lives attempting to reach Europe. Are you thinking of migrating or have you already emigrated? Learn more about your legal options and the risks of irregular migration to help you make an informed decision about […]

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Turkish authorities rescue 70 irregular migrants suffocating inside minivan

Turkish authorities say they have rescued and detained 70 irregular migrants in the eastern province of Van on Sunday,...

Nearly 300 irregular migrants held in Turkey

Nearly 300  irregular migrants in western and eastern parts of Turkey have been detained, according to security sources ...

UNHCR calls for urgent action over worsening conditions in Greek migrant camps

After a devastating fire destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, UNHCR, the UN refugee a...

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Indecision: a short film

Indecision is a short film about an intending migrant who is faced with a lot of challenges. Watch it and share it with...

Christian’s journey to Europe

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Stranded migrants in Yemen return to Djibouti

Thousands of African migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia have been forced to return from Yemen to Djibouti, after failing to reach Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19 movement restrictions and border closures. More than 2,000 migrants, including children as young as eight-years-old, have arrived from Yemen during the first three weeks of September 2020, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Djibouti. After being stranded and left vulnerable in Yemen, the migrants were forced to make the treacherous boat journey back across the Gulf of Aden and walk through the Djiboutian desert where temperatures reach 40C.  According to IOM, the migrants arrived hungry, tired and in need of medical assistance. Many were forced to pay smugglers who often abandon them in the deser

“Even the animals do not live in the conditions we live in now,” said a girl living in a Greek island camp

Florence, a 17-year-old migrant girl from Afghanistan, dreamt of a happy life in Europe. But her hope for a better life has faded in the three years since she left Kabul to come to Europe. She now lives in dire conditions in Lesbos migrant camp in Greece, waiting for her asylum claim to be processed. When the fire broke out in Moria camp two weeks ago, Florence was forced to flee. She told the Telegraph, a UK newspaper: “From all four sides it was burning. It was like hell.” She spoke of the tough living conditions she faces: “Even the animals in Europe do not live in the conditions that we live in now.” Like almost all other children in the Greek island camps, she is unable to attend school: “I was always top of the class, but

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