Europe has managed to slow the flow of migrants, at least for now — but is undermining its most-cherished values in the process.
Europe has outsourced the dirty work of border control to Libyan militias. In doing so, it has turned African migrants into commodities to be captured, sold, and traded like slaves.
Migrants who fail to reach Europe face humiliation, isolation, and impoverishment at home.
They’re migrants’ only chance of making it safely across the Sahara. They’re also outlaws engaged in a deadly game of cat and mouse with Niger’s military.
Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.
Europe is spending billions of dollars to jump-start Africa’s poorest economies. But that may just accelerate the exodus.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.
An unprecedented wave of African migration is warping Europe’s politics and threatening its stability. Can the Continent respond without destroying its values and wreaking havoc in Africa? FP’s special investigation examines Europe’s desperate campaign to barricade itself — and the policies’ unintended consequences.
Immigration is inevitable. When will the West learn that it promises salvation — not destruction?
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
Escaping war and the Islamic State, families took with them what little they could carry — remembrances of loved ones and the past.
How a school administrator in Spain is helping save refugees with little more than fervor and a phone.