Political refugees

January 27, 2020 - 6:20 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A car carrying Syrians crashed early Monday in northern Greece, police said, injuring all 14 people in the vehicle that is believed to have crossed the border clandestinely . Police said the car had been travelling along an old highway in northern Greece toward the...
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Mexican National Guards stand on the bank of the Suchiate River where Central American migrants are crossing from Guatemala, near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. More than a thousand Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala are walking en masse across a river leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them passage through the country. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
January 20, 2020 - 3:59 pm
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border. The migrants moved off the border bridge and toward the...
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Mexican National Guards stand on the bank of the Suchiate River where Central American migrants are crossing from Guatemala, near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. More than a thousand Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala are walking en masse across a river leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them passage through the country. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
January 20, 2020 - 2:38 pm
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border. The migrants moved off the border bridge and toward the...
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Central American migrants cross the Suchiate River by foot from Tucun Uman, Guatemala, to Mexico, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. More than a thousand Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala are walking en masse across a river leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them passage through the country. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
January 20, 2020 - 1:44 pm
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants began wading across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border. The migrants moved off the border bridge and toward...
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Migrants gather at the bridge spanning the Suchiate River in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at the border with Mexico. More than a thousand Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala were preparing to walk en masse across this bridge leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them passage through the country. (AP Photo/Santiago Billy)
January 20, 2020 - 12:38 pm
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants began crossing the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border. The migrants moved off the border bridge and toward the...
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Migrants gather at the bridge spanning the Suchiate River in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at the border with Mexico. More than a thousand Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala were preparing to walk en masse across this bridge leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them passage through the country. (AP Photo/Santiago Billy)
January 20, 2020 - 11:37 am
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Some 3,000 Central American migrants made another attempt to walk across the border bridge into Mexico, in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's “Central America” strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border. The migrants sat down halfway across the span early...
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Migrants gather at the bridge spanning the Suchiate River in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at the border with Mexico. More than a thousand Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala were preparing to walk en masse across this bridge leading to Mexico in an attempt to convince authorities there to allow them passage through the country. (AP Photo/Santiago Billy)
January 20, 2020 - 9:06 am
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Some 3,000 Central American migrants made another attempt to walk across the border bridge into Mexico, but then sat down halfway across the span early Monday when they found gates closed on the Mexican side. The migrants demanded they be allowed to move freely through...
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National Guards get on a truck in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 as they deploy along southern border with Guatemala. United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central American migrants who responded to a call for a new caravan. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
January 17, 2020 - 5:22 pm
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Border security forces in southern Mexico were preparing Friday for the expected arrival of hundreds of Central Americans traveling through Guatemala and vowed to prevent a repeat of the headline-grabbing “caravans” of past years when massive flows of migrants and...
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Refugees and migrants burn garbage bins and chant slogans as they demonstate outside Moria camp, following the stabbing death of an 20-year-old man from Yemen in the Greek island of Lesbos, Friday, Jan, 17, 2020. Authorities arrested a 27-year-old Afghan migrant in connection with the incident. Overcrowding at Moria has steadily worsened over the past year as the number of arrivals of migrants and refugees using clandestine routes from Turkey to the Greek islands remains high _ and totaled nearly 60,000 in 2019. (AP Photo/Aggelos Barai)
January 17, 2020 - 11:48 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The number of migrants entering Europe from Turkey rose significantly last year as people fleeing strife in Syria and Afghanistan flooded into the country and then set out for Greece, the head of the European Union’s border agency said Friday. More than 82,000 migrants tried to...
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Migrants from Bangladesh push a trolley with collected plastic items as they pass in front the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
January 17, 2020 - 8:17 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The number of migrants entering Europe from Turkey rose significantly last year as people fleeing strife in Syria and Afghanistan flooded into the country and then set out for Greece, the head of the European Union’s border agency said Friday. More than 82,000 migrants tried to...
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