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  • Migrant crisis: Europe has 'lost its soul'

    Europe has 'lost its soul' with its handling of the migrant crisis, says Greece's former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis.

  • Europe faces its own difficult border questions Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Migrants storm into a train at the Keleti station in Budapest, Hungary, September 3, 2015, after Hungarian police withdrew from the gates.

    An ongoing migrant crisis is unlikely to impede European trade, but it's a challenge to the European vision of a borderless economic bloc.

  • Migrants refuse food, water in Hungary Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 1:13 PM ET
    Migrants refuse food, water in Hungary

    NBC News' Claudio Lavanga reports from a train depot in Hungary, where migrants are refusing to go to refugee camps.

  • Immigration study backs Trump's 'freeloader' attacks Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 11:04 AM ET
    U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the border from Mexico into the United States on August 7, 2015 in McAllen, Texas.

    A study that shows immigrant households more often claim welfare could back Trump's views, Financial Times reports.

  • PHILADELPHIA— After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view. "Everyone wants to see the pope, and we totally, totally get that," said...

  • How to help solve Europe's migrant crisis: UN under-secretary

    Philippe Douste-Blazy, under-secretary-general to the UN, describes the shocking conditions of refugees trying to get into Europe.

  • Migrant controls in Europe’s best interest: Hungary Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 8:48 AM ET
    Hungarian police guard the main entrance as migrants protest outside Keleti station in central Budapest after it was closed to migrants on September 1, 2015.

    Hungary is under fire for tactics used to stop migrants who are seeking asylum in Europe, but their government says it's simply enforcing E.U. law.

  • Report: More than half of immigrants on welfare Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 6:19 AM ET
    Undocumented immigrant Angela Navarro and her husband Ermer Fernandez (L), along with other immigrants and supporters, watch President Barack Obama announce executive action on immigration, at the West Kensington Ministry church, in Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 2014.

    More than half of the nation's immigrants receive some kind of government welfare, a figure that's far higher than the native-born population.

  •  We’re stopping migrants under EU protocols: Hungarian official

    Zoltan Kovacs, government spokesperson for the Hungarian Prime Minister's Office, explains why authorities are refusing to allow migrants to travel onwards to western Europe.

  • PHUKET, Thailand— An Australian journalist and his Thai colleague were acquitted Tuesday in a criminal defamation lawsuit filed by Thailand's navy over an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar. Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian were facing up to seven years in prison over a report in their online news website "Phuketwan" saying...

  • Christie: Immigrant tracking criticism 'ridiculous' Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pushed back against "ridiculous" criticism of his proposal to track foreign visitors the way FedEx tracks packages.

  • BUDAPEST, Hungary— Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest- Vienna highway. In addition to the gridlock at the Hegyeshalom border crossing— about a 30- kilometer backup at its peak— traffic was slower than usual at other spots along...

  • Pressure mounts on Europe as migrant deaths soar Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 3:11 AM ET
    First 10 coffins with bodies of migrants who died in an abandoned lorry are unloaded from a van on August 28, 2015 for an investigation at a forensics institute in Vienna.

    Approximately 2,500 refugees and migrants are believed to have died or gone missing trying to reach Europe this year alone.

  • Hungary builds migrant-deterring wall Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    Hungary builds migrant-deterring wall

    NBC’s Richard Engel reports from Hungary, where the government is set to complete an 174-kilometer fence along its border with Serbia to stop the migrant flow into the country.

  • Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s Sunday, 30 Aug 2015 | 8:24 AM ET

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During that time, immigrants were rounded up and sent to Mexico,...

  • PARIS— With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep? Portable shipping containers are being converted into refugee apartments in Germany, which saw nearly half of Europe's overall 400,000 asylum applications in the first half of the year.

  • LONDON, Aug 28- Raghad al Sous braved bombings in Syria to keep studying at school before fleeing in 2013 to rejoin her mother, who had been granted refugee status in Britain. Across Europe, employers have largely welcomed a stream of young and often well-educated foreign workers who are helping to offset the ageing of the population. The situation is less clear...

  • Chris Christie: Iran deal wrong Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    Chris Christie: Iran deal wrong

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), talks about why he is against the Iran nuclear deal, and weighs in on enforcing current gun laws. Also Christie explains why he thinks Hillary Clinton should get out of the presidential race.

  • Chris Christie: Too much debt Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Chris Christie: Too much debt

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), says President Obama has played to the investor class and made rich people richer. Also Christie provides his thoughts on China's role in market's current crisis.

  • Gov. Christie economic plan Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Gov. Christie economic plan

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), talks about the key issues he is targeting in his campaign, including entitlement reform and immigration.