Many foreigners are desperate for a better life, but red tape and antagonism have left them hopeless.
Barack Obama has been bent on opening a pathway to citizenship for foreigners, even illegal ones.
Mandebvu, in central Durban, is home to 55 Zimbabwean men who pay R30 a day in rent to live there, sharing five bathrooms and seven toilets.
An attacker has stabbed three Eritrean men in a Tel Aviv video store in what police said they were initially treating as a racist attack.
According to a survivor, 54 migrants trying to reach Italy died of thirst when their inflatable boat ruptured in the Mediterranean.
African migrants chosen for deportation from Israel are nervously awaiting a knock on the door or a tap on the shoulder to begin their departure.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has stoked a volatile debate about refugees and migrant workers from Africa.
Christina Gossmann follows a Zimbabwean immigrant from Johannesburg to his home in the Masvingo province.
The home affairs department announced the Zimbabwean Documentation Project deadline was successful and that no deportations would take place yet.
Mexican drug gangs branching out into new criminal activity are earning a steady stream of cash from the mass kidnapping of migrants.
Migrants face a multitude of health issues in Jozi inner city.
Guangzhou's hardline tactics towards African traders is bad for business, lethal for individuals.
Tens of thousands of African and Arab traders have thronged to export hubs such as Guangzhou and Yiwu in eastern China to seek their fortunes.
Despite anger and despair over the killings in Minnesota's Somali community police and prosecutors have struggled to catch the killers.
Two boats carrying African migrants to Italy sank off Libya in separate incidents over the past two days, killing at least 21 people.
A spate of refugee boats to Australia prompted the government on Friday to open a much-criticised new immigration detention centre.
Researcher Joanna Vearey speaks about the link between international migrants' access to antiretrovirals and their ability to survive in South Africa.
A paradox exists between the growing presence and the continued invisibility of Chinese migrants in South Africa, a study revealed on Tuesday.
A series of tragedies involving migrants off the coast of Spain has raised fears that the summer could see a record death toll in the region.
Fifteen African would-be immigrants, including nine young children, have died after their boat was left adrift while trying to reach Spain.