european migrant crisis
The International Organization for Migration says deaths already total over 4,000 this year — 26 percent higher than in 2015 and increasingly concentrated in the Mediterranean.
VICE News spoke to Tag Bashir, a Sudanese refugee who has been stranded on a British military base since 1998, and his 16-year-old son who has never known anything else.
Stranded refugees charged at riot police on the Greece-Macedonia border on Thursday, demanding authorities permit them to continue on to Western Europe.
European officials are meeting again with their Turkish counterparts to attempt to finalize a deal that would see a "one in, one out" system for migrants, as thousands have been plucked from boats.
VICE News is at the Idomeni camp in Greece, where one-third of the 13,000 migrants and refugees trapped there are thought to be children — and the humanitarian crisis is rapidly getting worse.
Notable announcements in asylum policy were made in the UK, Sweden, and Denmark, as the Netherlands proposes to send 100,000s migrants who reach Europe straight back to Turkey.
VICE News visited Giessen, one of the registration towns for 10,000s of newly arrived migrants, and met the volunteers who are helping them learn about "German values."
The ruling could have huge implications for around 200 minors and possibly adults currently in the Jungle migrant camp who have been identified as having direct relatives in the UK.
VICE News visited Calais to meet the teenagers risking their lives to be reunited with their families in England, and met the relatives fighting for legal ways to get them in.
VICE News visited Calais to talk to migrants and refugees who have vowed to peacefully resist after French authorities issued a three-day destruction notice affecting a third of the camp.