31 Vietnamese nabbed on Taiwanese boat quarantined for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) rise in Taiwan, 31 Vietnamese nationals were arrested after being found to have been smuggled on a fishing boat on Saturd...

Greek villagers enlisted to catch migrants at Turkey border

AMORIO, Greece (AP) — Over the years, villagers who live near Greece's border with Turkey got used to seeing small groups of people enter their country illegally. The Greek residents often offered the...

Watchdog: Data on children separated at border may be flawed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's effort to track children separated from their families at the border is plagued by communication problems that raise questions about the accuracy of the da...

AP EXPLAINS: The new migration crisis at Europe's borders

ANKARA (AP) — Facing a potential wave of nearly a million people fleeing fighting in northern Syria, Turkey has thrown open its borders with Greece to thousands of refugees and other migrants trying t...

Turkey opens gates into Europe as migrants gather on border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country's borders with Europe were open Saturday, making good on a longstanding threat to let refugees into the continent as thou...

Greece: Police officers implicated in major passport scam

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Six police officers and 27 other people are under investigation in a major passport fraud case that included issuing Greek state identity documents under false pretenses to crimi...

Migrant parents separated from kids since 2018 return to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the U.S. late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not see...

Homeless women who took over California home gain support

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some California lawmakers said they support a group of homeless women who have been illegally living in a vacant three-bedroom house since November, partly to protest real estat...

Suit: Police barged into Kansas home, beat man for no reason

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Kansas City, Kansas, police broke into a man's home in the middle of the night and beat him before having him charged with battery of a law enfo...

Report: US lacked technology to track separated families

PHOENIX (AP) — A report says the U.S. government didn’t have the technology needed in 2018 to properly document and track thousands of immigrant families separated at the southern border. ...

Religious freedom law plays key role in migrant-aid case

Religious liberty is often a high priority for conservatives, but last week’s acquittal of an Arizona man prosecuted for aiding migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border is spotlighting the ability of rel...

Canada case poses question: Is US immigration system safe?

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) — In the looming darkness, the Nigerian family of four, including two children carrying stuffed animals and a violin case, climbed out of a taxi at the end of a dead-end road in u...

The Latest: Croatia police find 9 migrants in crate in van

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Police in Croatia say they have discovered nine migrants crammed in a bolt...

Cyprus detains 2 Syrians over boat filled with 131 migrants

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police have detained two Syrian men on suspicion of human trafficking following the arrival of a boat loaded with 131 Syrian migrants on the island nation's northeastern ...

Brazil police arrest 8 in US illegal immigration scheme

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have arrested eight suspected members of a criminal syndicate that allegedly coordinated illegal entry into the United States for people from Afghanistan, Pakist...