US President Donald Trump has tweeted that any congressional immigration plan that does not include funding for his border wall is "a total waste of time".
The UN migration agency says that 90 people are feared drowned after a smuggler's boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya's coast.
Syrian refugees fleeing to Germany form bulk of applications for asylum in Europe but overall numbers are much lower than previous years..
The so-called "widow's camp" at Balukhali Rohingya refugee settlement consists of 50 red tents where no men or boys over the age of 10 years old are allowed.
Myanmar finally allowed the world's media in to Rakhine state to show they are ready to welcome back some of the Rohingya Muslims who fled the country.
El Al pilots refuse to deport Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers to home countries where they face risk of death.
While North Korea's nuclear ambitions made global headlines, its humanitarian situation received almost no coverage.
Multiple reports from US media have said that during a meeting on immigration President Donald Trump asked why immigrants from "sh*thole" African nations came to the US.
Number of applications soars to more than 3,000 as Britons grab chance to stay in Europe and avoid post-Brexit uncertainty.
They face dangers ranging from losing their footing on steep drops, being struck by falling rocks or succumbing to temperatures as low as minus 9C (15°F)
38 migrants who landed in Italy have said they underwent degrading and unlawful treatment at the hands of Italian authorities after they refused to give their fingerprints.
High fertility rates and increasing migration mean that Muslims will become second biggest religious group in US, according to Pew Research,
Myanmar pledged that Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh by the hundreds of thousands would start their journey home later this month. However, few believe that will happen.
A photo depicting three young Moroccan migrants getting some rest in washing machines at a Paris launderette has attracted attention online.
Syrian Refugee Support Group of Calgary members will donate blood and recruit new donors on New Year's Day to help during the Canadian blood shortage.
Saudi Arabia, like other rich Gulf nations, is a magnet for hundreds of thousands of people from impoverished East African nations like Ethiopia and Somalia.
IBTimes UK asked 12 Getty Images photojournalists to choose their most memorable photo of the year and tell us the story behind the picture.
Belgium was heavily criticised in September when it allowed a delegation of Sudanese officials to travel to Brussels and identify apparent illegal immigrants.
Scotland houses 2,000 Syrian refugees three years ahead of schedule through the Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Programme, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces.
Aisha, a 20-year-old mother, wants to educate her daughter but added that she "does not even know what will happen in the future".