A Tuesday flight was canceled after the European Court of Human Rights, which said the British plan had a chance of causing "irreversible harm."
After luring asylum-seekers to the EU as a political stunt, Belarus has now sent people back to the dangerous place they were escaping, rights groups and migrants tell NPR.
Poland has stopped some 16,000 migrants crossing its border from Belarus since August, and accuses Belarus' authoritarian regime of facilitating illegal migration into the European Union.
A rarely used U.S. code pertaining to public health was invoked during the pandemic by the Trump White House to expel asylum-seekers. The Biden White House wants to keep it.
President Biden, who spoke Monday to the nation's largest Latino civil rights group, is under pressure to make good on his promises to fix the immigration system.
The Thompsons, originally from Jamaica, spent 843 days living in churches in Philadelphia to avoid deportation. Now they are free, but reentry comes with new challenges.
The Spanish islands saw a big increase last year of people trying to migrate to Europe by boat. After sheltering many of them in hotels, the authorities have set up camps and stepped up deportations.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection released photos and video of Texas immigrant processing centers that have faced fresh criticism for overcrowding and poor conditions.
The swelling number of minors has left CBP scrambling to quickly move children from detention in crude holding cells built to house adult men to temporary shelters appropriate for adolescents.
"We want to demonstrate that although we're not a rich country, we can do something that is humanitarian ... but at the same time is an intelligent and sound migration policy," Iván Duque tells NPR.
Rights groups accuse nations of using COVID-19 as an excuse to shut out refugees. Here's one story of migrants attempting a deadly voyage to Europe, only to be pushed back to where they fled.
President Biden has called his predecessor's "Remain in Mexico" program for asylum-seekers "inhumane." Next week, a new program begins, but details are still being worked out.
President Trump's immigration policies are on the line and many are hoping Joe Biden will follow through on pledges to help immigrants and asylum-seekers if he wins the election.
Democratic lawmakers are demanding more information from the Trump administration about U.S. agents working in Guatemala to round up Honduran migrants and send them to the Guatemala-Honduras border.
"The training requirements cited in the government's declaration do not come close to being 'comparable' to the training requirements of full asylum officers," U.S. District Judge Richard Leon writes.