In a landmark U.N. study, researchers found nearly half of the world's threatened migratory species have declining populations. More than a fifth of the assessed animals face extinction.
Middle- and upper-class Chinese are joining a migration wave to Japan.
The European Union agreed on a major overhaul of rules that many hope will address challenges posed by migrant arrivals in the last decade. Critics warn the reforms may weaken asylum-seekers' rights.
Crossings of the dangerous Darién Gap have reached another record, as migrants seek protection or a better future in the United States but lack safer routes to get there.
What will be the pandemic's lasting impact on where American families choose to settle down? It's still too soon to tell, but fresh data from the U.S. census provides some clues.
Cubans are fleeing because of a steep economic downturn. Immigration is a big issue as leaders meet at this week's Summit of the Americas — but communist-controlled Cuba isn't invited.
In only a matter of days, the lives of an Afghan family changed forever. After the Taliban took control of Kabul, they were forced to start over in a foreign country.
The teenagers on the Afghan girls national soccer team lean on each other as they adjust to a new life in Portugal, where they fled after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
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.
More than 100,000 people have crossed the Darién Gap jungle from Colombia to Panama so far this year. The environmental impact and threats from cartels are many.
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.
The population of monarch butterflies that migrated south to Mexico to hibernate fell 26% in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to a new report.
A frontline doctor and advocate for Georgia's immigrant and refugee populations on supporting and encouraging some of the people most vulnerable to COVID-19.
Syria is suffering its worst humanitarian crisis in years. The United Nations estimates some 5.6 million Syrians have fled their country in search of a...