'Visa Shopping' Is Causing a Spike in Applications to Visit Lithuania
People are applying to enter Europe via this Eastern European country – and they're even faking flights and hotel bookings to do it.
The UK Will Send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda. No, Really.
The controversial scheme was announced after 28,500 people arrived on British shores in small boats last year. Critics call the plan ‘inhumane and outlandish.’
‘We’re Scared and Need Help’: People Are Leaving Kyiv as Russia Invades Ukraine
Thousands of people are getting out of Ukraine's capital after Russian forces invaded the country overnight.
Countries Shut Borders Over Threat Posed By New ‘Highly Mutated’ COVID Variant
Countries in Europe and Asia have reacted quickly to the B.1.1.529 variant that scientists warn could be more transmissible than the delta variant.
27 People Drowned Trying to Reach the UK
“This tragedy must represent a turning point,” the Joint Committee for the Welfare of Migrants told VICE World News.
European Countries Deported 70,000 People to Afghanistan Because It Was ‘Safe’
Between 2008 and 2020, European countries forcibly removed tens of thousands of people to Afghanistan, even speeding up deportations in recent years.
He Was the Victim of a Racist Attack, But 13 Days Later He Died in a Detention Centre
The tragic death of Moussa Balde shocked Italy and has highlighted the uncaring way in which the country's secretive migrant detention facilities are run.
‘I Ate the Same Meal 3 Times a Day for 8 Months’: How Social Media Saved a Man’s Life
One refugee's journey from Syria to Canada, via living in an airport for eight months.
Surreal and Terrifying Photos of Border Walls Around the World
Photographer Rafal Milach shoots the highly politicised boundaries that divide countries from their neighbours.
Border Cops Wanted to Detain These Two Men. Their Neighbours Wouldn't Let Them
Protesters blocked an immigration enforcement van for eight hours, refusing to move until the men were freed.
Asylum Seekers Face Mental Health Crisis as NGOs Refuse to Sign Gagging Clause
NGOs have withdrawn from a migrant detention centre after they were asked to sign no. Now they fear for the asylum seekers still inside.
These Asylum Seekers Started Their Own Union
Stuck in a former military barracks in a small Welsh village, Penally Training Camp residents have decided to take their wellbeing into their own hands.