Refugee crisis

A Covid-induced drop in lorry freight has increased the number of small boat crossings, but without a resettlement scheme in place refugees may be left with no other choice.
Minors are detained in places described as ‘transit or waiting zones’, raising concerns they are not being counted in official statistics.
The imminent closure of refugee camps in France may be driving a new wave of refugees.
As a refugee charity worker, I've met so many people who have made the dangerous Channel Crossing – it is only a matter of time before we have to face the sight of bodies dead on our shores, Bridget Chapman writes
The two desperate El Salvadorian migrants do not deserve to have their lives reduced to a 'shocking' photo opportunity, writes journalist Nadine Batchelor-Hunt
Some have come from war-torn countries, surviving bloodshed and losing their loved ones – where is our compassion, journalist Tasnim Nazeer writes
Everything we’ve learned, the struggles we’ve had, shape us and become a part of us. We’ll pass those forward to our sons and daughters, and our stories will help them grow their own futures, become the people they choose.
Schools rejected me because of my 'refugee' label and teachers said my skills were limited – but I proved myself and am on my way to being the first female Syrian refugee pilot.
After a 30-year career in aid work, I resigned to share my lifelong love of magic to inject happiness into the lives of children bearing the brunt of war
Over 2 years since the demolition of the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais there are still over 3000 refugees dispersed and living around Northern France and Belgium. Deteriorating conditions have lead refugees to try increasingly risky methods of reaching the UK.