The celebration of the day affirms the solidarity with more than 70 million refugees and asylum seekers who have been forced to flee wars and violence in their countries to other countries.
The charity SOS Mediterranean announced Sunday it would deploy a new vessel to "conduct search and rescue activities" off the coast of Libya.
Naples is ready to defy Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and let in a charity-run ship carrying 32 migrants that is blocked in the stormy Mediterranean.
G rinding poverty in their Guatemalan village drove the father of a 7-year-old girl who died in U.S. custody to leave with her for the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that illegal immigrants who throw rocks at the military would be arrested, but not fired upon by troops.
Officials from Colombia, Ecuador and Peru will meet in Bogota next week to seek a solution to a growing exodus of migrants overwhelming South American countries.
A humanitarian rescue boat carrying 60 migrants rescued off Libya docked in Barcelona on Wednesday after being turned away by Malta and Italy.
Macron sought to resolve tensions with Italy on Thursday, saying he never meant to cause offence by criticising its rejection of a migrant ship.
The German government wants to open the first federal migrant repatriation centre this autumn, and will likely use existing facilities.
The United Nations plans to move up to 10,000 illegal migrants from Libya next year, a senior U.N. official said on Tuesday.
As an influx of asylum seekers crossing from the United States strains Canada's immigration system, the country is ramping up its deportation of migrants.
Italy's parliament authorised on Wednesday a limited naval mission to help Libya's coastguard curb migrant flows
The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled a new plan to help Italy cope with a massive fresh influx of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.
More than 120 migrants are feared to have died at the weekend when the motor of their boat was stolen, causing it to sink.