Freelance journalist Maya Averbuch, who has been travelling with the migrant caravan that is making its way toward the U.S., speaks about the daily struggles of those Central American migrants and their reasons for leaving their home countries.
Around 258 million people in the world are international migrants according to the UN.
Bill Frelick, director of the refugee rights program at Human Rights Watch, discusses the harsh realities for refugees around the globe.
Almost 22% of Canada’s population is foreign born according to the 2016 Census. In 2016, 24% of immigrants admitted were refugees.
Marta Foresti, director of the Overseas Development Institute's human mobility initiative, talks about the politics surrounding mass migration and the motivations migrants have for leaving their countries of origin.
Freelance journalist Molly Thomas reports from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, site of the world's largest and most densely populated refugee camp where close to one million Rohingya Muslims currently reside.