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Aid Agencies Face Uphill Battle in Europe Migrant Crisis

Persecution, conflict and poverty forced an unprecedented 1 million people to flee from Africa and the Middle East to Europe in 2015. With the beginning of the new year, the picture remains much the same at southern Europe’s border crossings. The European Union is considering new measures to stop the flow, as humanitarian agencies continue struggling to help the refugees. Brian Hansford, a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency, called the refugees "desperate people resorting to...

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