Italy ushers in a radical new government: The Five Star Movement and "The League" had both run fierce anti-immigration election campaigns. Now foreigners in Italy are starting to worry about their prospects under the new political leaders.
UN member states have adopted the UN's controversial migration compact at a conference in Morocco. A number of countries have refused to sign the nonbinding accord, among them the US.
The government has said that anyone approaching the border in a "violent way" will not be allowed to stay in Mexico. 42 refugees have been arrested on US soil after running for the border.
The NGOs that chartered the Aquarius cited a "smear campaign" by European governments as the reason for its ceasing operations. The ship has been stranded in Marseille since losing its registration.
Despite rejecting refugees, the Czech Republic has been recruiting migrants to keep its economy running. But as companies cut corners to get foreign workers, the trend is becoming a new vehicle for populist politics.
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