The Australian Government once had over 1,200 refugees locked up here. Now the camps are mostly disused.
Management at Mears Housing said all was well in the Glasgow hotels housing asylum seekers during the coronavirus pandemic. A day later, six people had been hospitalised in a knife attack.
Residents of the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos are living in fear under lockdown and a spate of vicious knife attacks.
VICE News spoke to panicked immigrant detainees at ICE facilities across the country.
“It makes the need to decongest the island camps even more urgent.”
The coronavirus has shown us the world is more connected than ever. Closing our borders to the most vulnerable won't change that.
Advocates contend it left vulnerable groups — including folks who are LGBTQ or pregnant — living in unsafe, overcrowded encampments.
We often talk ruefully about how the U.S. judicial system will “put the victim on trial" in sexual assault cases. But when it comes to people applying for asylum in the U.S., that's literally what happens.
The Trump Administration Dumped Thousands of Migrants — Including Kids — on the Streets with No Support
It forced local communities to either spend money and resources on migrants who are just passing through, or let them fend for themselves.
More than a quarter of them are under 5, and at least 400 are infants
They camped out to protest the Trump policy that's forced tens of thousands of asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are decided.
Julián Castro Tried to Get 12 Migrants out of the 'Remain in Mexico' Program. They Were All Turned Away.
DHS has said people from “vulnerable populations” can be removed from the program on a “case-by-case basis.” Not this time.