Migrants, refugees on Greece’s Lesbos chant freedom in second day of protest (Reuters)

Hundreds of migrants rallied for a second day on the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday to demand the faster processing of asylum requests, while local residents staged a separate protest calling for the camps to close.

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U.S. backs program to settle Venezuelan migrants in Brazil (Reuters)

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) launched a program on Tuesday to help tens of thousands of Venezuelan migrants settle in Brazil for the long-term.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-brazil-usa/u-s-backs-program-to-help-venezuelan-migrants-settle-in-brazil-idUSKBN1ZR2I8?utm_source=Unknown+List&utm_campaign=469dceb96c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_29_03_50&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_-469dceb96c-&utm_source=IOM+External+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=469dceb96c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_29_03_50&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9968056566-469dceb96c-43573965

Italy allows migrant rescue boat to dock after days stranded at sea (Reuters)

A charity ship carrying hundreds of people rescued in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday it had received permission to dock in Italy as European governments tried to agree where the migrants should go.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-italy-migrants/italy-allows-migrant-rescue-boat-to-dock-after-days-stranded-at-sea-idUSKBN1ZR1SF?utm_source=IOM+External+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=469dceb96c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_29_03_50&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9968056566-469dceb96c-43573965