Joel Millman

IOM worried by rise in deaths of migrants crossing US-Mexico border

The drowning of a five-year-old child in the Rio Grande river this week and the recent discovery of 10 bodies in the back of a tractor-trailer in Texas are harrowing reminders of the dangers undocumented migrants face in their attempts to enter the United States.

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News in Brief 19 May 2017 – (AM) Geneva

Thousands more migrants rescued on Mediterranean Sea crossing

Nearly 3,000 migrants have been saved in a single day after trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to Europe.

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High seas robberies pose new threat to migrant sailing season

More than 6,000 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after leaving the North African coastline at the weekend.

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