Around 300 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean sea

A further 140 migrants are stranded on the Mediterranean sea after being rescued from a sinking dingy by Maltese authorities....
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Greece urged to release migrants children from “dirty, crowded cells” by human rights organisation

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Greek authorities to free the 276 unaccompanied migrant children currently detained in...
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Irregular migrants at greater risk of exploitation as Europe eases lockdown, says Europol  

The easing of the coronavirus lockdown across Europe may increase the exploitation of irregular migrants by organised criminals,...
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IOM highlights increased risk of migrants dying in “invisible shipwrecks”

The International Organization for Migration has expressed concern about the heightened risk of migrants running into trouble in...
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Greece rejected half of all asylum applications in the last two months

Greek authorities have rejected 11,000 asylum applications (48.2 per cent of the total) in the last two months of March and...
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Two more coronavirus cases confirmed in Lesbos migrant camp

Another two asylum seekers on Greece’s Lesbos island have tested positive for the coronavirus, doubling the total number of cases ...
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New record for number of migrants intercepted in the English Channel in one day

The interception of irregular migrants trying to reach the UK via the English Channel has hit a new record after 145 people on...
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Migrants rescue ship not allowed to dock in any EU port

About 78 migrants who fled Libya for Europe are stuck at sea onboard a rescue ship with no port to disembark, according to the...
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Germany is advised to introduce cash-for-visa system for African migrants   

Germany should set up a visa scheme through which African migrants can obtain a temporary work permit with a cash deposit,...
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