A $2.7 million wall will go up in Calais to keep migrants out of the UK
The "great wall of Calais," as critics are dubbing it, will be built on both sides of a road that leads to the English Channel, where refugees try to make it onto boats heading to the UK.
Bodies found off the Libyan coast highlight a spike in the deaths of migrants and refugees
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.
More migrants are dying this year in the Mediterranean than ever before
The latest figures from the International Organization for Migration show that 2,977 people have died so far in 2016, with around 20 migrants dying each day since March.
War has displaced more people than ever before in history, UN report says
An estimated 65.3 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence and conflict, according to a new report by the UN's refugee agency.
Turkish troops killed 7 adults and 4 children as they tried to flee Syria on Saturday
Turkey, a major sponsor of groups fighting to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has closed its borders to Syrian refugees.
Syrian refugees' new lives in Canada are anything but easy
Shortfalls of the Canadian government's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in the span of a few months are become clear as many are still seriously struggling to make ends meet, eight months after the start of the program.