Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject a "mindset of hostility" to immigrants, directly addressing a thorny subject that is dividing the country and stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The Milan football derby on Sunday may also turn into a game of solidarity after AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihailovic suggested his Inter Milan counterpart Roberto Mancini of donating the proceedings of match to refugees currently involved in an existential crisis across Europe.
US Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said on Monday it was ludicrous to describe his use of the term "anchor babies" as offensive to immigrants, saying his original comments referred more to Asians coming to the United States to give birth.
More than 17,000 undocumented Haitians have voluntarily left the Dominican Republic since the end of a controversial registration process that left thousands of people facing deportation, officials said Friday.
Italian police moved in Saturday to disperse around 200 migrants who were staging a sit-in at a border crossing with France after French police refused to let them enter the country, an AFP reporter said.
British government has unveiled plans like raising minimum salary thresholds for skilled workers and limiting the number of work permits as part of a fresh crackdown on immigrants from outside the European Union, measures which are likely to affect Indians.
The number of immigrants arriving in Greece, most of them refugees, has increased six-fold in the first five months of the year compared to the same period in 2014, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Friday.