The European Union remains committed to a key border deal with Turkey that has led to a large drop in migrant flows to Europe, EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said Thursday.
More than 73,000 people have fled emergency conditions at home for Florida since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory in the Caribbean.
An Indonesian people-smuggling kingpin who organised an illegal migrant boat journey that sparked a diplomatic row with Australia was jailed for six years on Thursday.
Switzerland began voting on Sunday on whether to make it easier for third generation immigrants to become citizens, after a campaign tainted by anti-Muslim messages and charges of religious prejudice.
When Sara Yarjani handed her passport to an immigration officer at Los Angeles airport she was sure she'd be waved through customs, as had happened before. Instead, 23 hours later, she was deported.
At least 19 Brazilian migrants who went missing last month are feared drowned off the Bahamas as they tried to cross illegally to the United States, officials in Brasilia said Monday.
More than 100,000 people have been displaced as a result of the massive operation to recapture Iraq's second city Mosul, the International Organisation for Migration said on Sunday.