Warning of threats to migrant children, UN calls for better protection

A new United Nations study warns of the perils of abuse and exploitation that threaten migrant children from Latin America and the Caribbean, and calls for policies to protect their rights.

Asia-Pacific region at UN forum calls for better protection of migrants

A United Nations meeting of Asia-Pacific countries today called for better legal protection of migrants, especially the millions who are undocumented migrants and often victims of human trafficking.

Independent UN rights experts speak out against Arizona immigration law

A group of independent United Nations experts today expressed their serious concern over a new immigration law enacted in the state of Arizona, questioning whether the legislation is compatible with international human rights treaties which the United States has signed on to.