WASHINGTON —Joshua Belete saw Libya, in North Africa, as a stopover, one leg in a journey that would lead to a better life in Europe. But like thousands of other migrants from across Africa, Belete got stuck. He ended up at a United Nations refugee encampment in Tripoli, Libya’s capital and largest city. For some, […]
Small shelters, some covered in the ubiquitous white sheeting provided by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), dot the dusty grey sun-bleached plain around the village of Goura, in the far north-east of Cameroon. Hebibi Toudjum‘s shelter is so low to the ground she needs to crawl into it. She arrived from the village of […]
When I traveled to Poland to attend the United Nations climate conference yesterday, I passed through immigration without any problems.
PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron faces one of the biggest tests to date in his young presidency, as his Cabinet is examining controversial immigration legislation before parliamentary debate. A record 100,000 people asked for asylum in France last year, and like elsewhere in Europe, public opinion has soured against migrants. A metro rumbles overhead as […]