migrant crisis

Cartel Chronicles

How Cocaine-Fueled Corruption Helped Spark the Migrant Caravan

Honduras is being eaten up by the drug cartels and their violence, so it's only natural people want out. That's just the end of a long story.
Deborah Bonello
refugee crisis

Child Refugees Are Being Abused By European Border Officials

A report by Doctors Without Borders details the mistreatment of refugees along the Balkan Route.
Kostas Koukoumakas

A DIY Border-Crossing Gear Guide for Migrants

The instruction manual is a surreal look at the objects people use to illegally cross borders.
Allie Conti

The Psychological Toll of Volunteering at a Refugee Camp

"I would cry very often. I couldn't control my emotions."
Nick Tsirabidis

Photos of What Remains at a Forgotten Refugee Camp

Tucked into marshland by a forest in northern France are the traces of a refugee camp we've barely heard about.
VICE Staff

Why the Press Wants to Stop Celebrities Like Me from Talking About the Migrant Crisis

Lily Allen writes about her trip to Calais, which led to her being branded an "indulged idiot" on the front pages of the tabloids.
Lily Allen

What It’s Like to Be a 13-Year-Old in the Eye of the Refugee Crisis

The award-winning documentary 'Fire at Sea' is a harrowing and personal look at the migrant crisis on a tiny island near Italy.
Kaleem Aftab

The Aimless Purgatory of Being a Teen Refugee

More than 42,000 minors entered Germany alone last year seeking protection from conflict zones. Most of them are teens, hoping to adapt to a new culture on their own.
Meredith Hoffman

This Newspaper Is Written by Refugees, for Refugees

"My personal aim," the co-founder of the publication told VICE, "is to make <i>Daily Resistance</i> the most feared newspaper in Germany, then the most feared newspaper in Europe, and eventually the most feared newspaper in the world."
Natasha Sultan

What It's Like to Photograph the Refugee Crisis

Warren Richardson, who won this year's World Press Photo Award for his haunting image of Syrian refugees on the Serbian-Hungarian border, told us what refugees have taught him about survival.
Anna Gyulai Gaál

Greek Volunteers Are Bracing for Another Wave of Migrants

If a deal between the European Union and Turkey falls apart, migrants could once agains start crossing the Aegean Sea to Greece en masse.
Joseph Epstein
The Borders Issue

The Story Behind the Poignant Cover of VICE Magazine's June Issue

We spoke to Elliot Ross about his arresting photo of the clothes of asylum seekers hanging out to dry in a transit camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Elliot Ross