Clashes have erupted at the migrant camp in Greece. People there have been trying to pass through Macedonia and continue their journey into Europe, but they can't because the border is closed. The camp houses around 11,000, and conditions are dire.
The new legislation would criminalize illegal border crossings but aims to cut the waiting time on asylum applications. Migrant rights groups have called for the bill to be withdrawn, labeling it "too repressive."
The Hungarian prime minister has promised a hefty tax on refugee aid organizations as he vies for a third term in office. He warned in his annual state of the nation address that Muslim immigration would destroy Europe.
Thousands of refugees have flooded into Burundi to escape a fresh outbreak of fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UNHCR has praised locals for welcoming their traumatized neighbors.
A Syrian government offensive against the al-Qaida stronghold of Idlib and Turkish attacks on Kurdish forces in Afrin are creating a humanitarian crisis and massive displacement. The UN is calling for a ceasefire.
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