The movement of refugees into Europe has subsided, but there are still thousands of migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe who are awaiting word on their status: Will they be granted asylum, or not?
Pulitzer Center grantee talks about her project "In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe."
Some migrants work for years to save enough for a trip that requires them to risk their lives. Some are turned back at international borders, but many others slip unnoticed into Europe.
The arrival of over 500,000 refugees to the Greek island of Lesbos in 2015 has turned the eastern shoreline into a crisis zone. Locals, NGOs and volunteers have come together to care for arrivals.
Dr. Zoi Livaditou is a Lesbos native. She has worked as an emergency medicine doctor in war zones in places like Afghanistan, Gaza and Haiti. Now crisis has come to her home.
On the Greek island of Lesbos, thousands of Syrians are arriving each day. But will empathy for an earlier flood of refugees trump the fear of being overrun?
Syrian refugees on Lesbos head to Europe in search of "peace and security."
Growing anti-immigrant sentiment in the wake of the Paris attacks could put stress on the Greek island of Lesbos, where 3,000 refugees arrive each day.
There’s no more room to bury the dead. Sypros Galinos, mayor of the Greek island of Lesbos, announced that the area in the main cemetery reserved for refugees who have drowned at sea is full.
Refugees, aid groups, and Greek authorities and locals are all under more strain on Lesbos as the death count mounts.
In Skala Sykaminia on the Greek island of Lesbos, the villagers greeting thousands of refugees are themselves descendants of refugees from the 1922 “Asia Minor Catastrophe.”
Correspondent Jeanne Carstensen speaks with Iraqi and Afghani refugees from previous generations who have traveled to Greece to help today's refugees.