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The government is set to build a massive, $192 million facility in El Paso to process migrant families, in the wake of 2 children’s deaths in Bo...

Immigration advocates and healthcare experts have long criticized the cramped, unhygienic facilities that migrants are usually detained in.
A child reaches through from the Mexican side of the U.S./Mexico border fence on June 24, 2018 in Sunland Park, New Mexico.

The US deported a man who said he feared for his life ‘on a daily basis’ in Honduras and was trying to seek asylum. He was found murdered....

A migrant who sought asylum in the United States, but was denied and deported back to Honduras in 2016, soon met the violent death he had feared.
Immigrants wait to eat at a temporary migrant shelter set up near the U.S.-Mexico border on November 18, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.

‘All will stay in Mexico’: Trump says the US will bar asylum-seekers from entering the country until judges approve their claims

President Donald Trump tweeted that the US will no longer allow asylum-seekers to enter the country until their claims are approved by a judge.

Trump rages against migrant caravans in long, bizarre press conference, vows to bar asylum claims from people who cross the border illegally

President Donald Trump announced Thursday he intends to dramatically limit the ways immigrants can seek asylum in the United States.
An Afghan man walks past graffiti that reads 'Infidel must be dead.'

NO ENTRY: How Japan’s shockingly low refugee intake is shaped by the paradox of isolation, a demographic time bomb, and the fear of North Korea

Japan accepts few refugees. In 2017, Japan accepted only 20 refugees, but the reasons for this are more complex than they appear.

Israel is suspending a deal to resettle 16,000 African migrants to Western countries — hours after signing it

Israel announced earlier in the day it had reached an agreement with the UN to move over 16,000 migrants to countries like Germany, Italy and Canada.
Asylum seekers who are being held take part in a day of protest at the of Holot detention center where hundreds of migrants are being held on February 17, 2014 in the southern Negev desert of Israel. More than 50,000 illegal African migrants are seeking asylum after escaping war and government repression in their native lands.

Israel is paying its citizens to help deport asylum seekers

Israel will offer a cash bonus of up to $8,700 to civilians who sign on to help the government deport asylum seekers.
A screenshot from a video showing police hitting refugees with metal rods at Manus Island

Police reportedly used metal rods to force asylum seekers out of a former Australian detention center

A video appears to show police using force to clear men out of a former Australian detention center.
Asylum-seekers look through a fence at the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea

Why asylum seekers are still in an Australian detention center, even after Australia abandoned it

The men have been stabbed, beaten and robbed and are too scared to leave the facility that has been their home for years.