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11 Sep 2019
The UN Refugee Agency, the United Nations Children’s Fund and the International Organization for Migration warn EU states to raise their resources and practical support for the school systems to guarantee that all refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant...
10 Sep 2019
Are so-called economic migrants less in need than ‘real’ refugees? Should a child on the move who owns a smartphone not be eligible for help? Does the global compact on migration push mass immigration? Some answers that will help you to counter the...
10 Sep 2019
"Upon return, families face similar challenges as the ones that pushed them to leave the country, such as poverty. Children are affected in particular." Terre des hommes improves the reintegration of migrant children and their families from Albania ...
10 Sep 2019
In 2015, more than 90,000, last year nearly 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children sought asylum in Europe. The Fostering Across Borders (FAB) project, ended this week, aimed to support these children by training care professionals in Austria,...
05 Sep 2019
Tear gas was used by the Greek police against hundreds of children in a migrant camp in Lesbos on Wednesday. The cause was that the young migrants set fire to trash bins at the Moria camp. The migrants were protesting for better living conditions a...
05 Sep 2019
Serbia’s refugee agency has cited Croatian border police for torturing an Afghan refugee child and denying him and 15 other migrants their right to claim asylum. Croatia's interior ministry denied the claim as ‘unfounded and... absolutely...
23 Aug 2019
The article below was written by Phil Nash, correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors providing legal support for students from overseas looking to study in the UK.  The views expressed are that of...
11 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in the RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors on 17 June, 2019. During its first week, 39 unaccompanied children were accommodated...
26 Jul 2019
In its recent report, the United Nations Human Rights Committee has called on the Netherlands to strengthen investigation efforts concerning the whereabouts of 1,600 child asylum-seekers who disappeared from refugee centres in the last four and a...
04 Jun 2019
 Bosnia and Herzegovina became the home of over 23,000 refugees and migrants that were trying to reach western EU nations through Croatia. Most of the newly-arrived refugees and migrants were located near the Croatian border in a small city named...

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