In the US, children are taken from their parents. In Europe, the Schengen Agreement may collapse. What's going on?
We've come a long way from "Mr. Gorbachev - tear down this wall."
In case you forgot, here's an excellent reminder clip from June 12, 1987.
Tear Down That Wall in Global Reverse
An extremely contentious political debate is recently underway in the US. Illegal immigrants are frequently separated from their kids and held in hellhole facilities. Even some prominent Republicans disagree with Trump's policies.
Trump wants a wall with Mexico, and he insists Mexico will pay for it.
On June 11, Italy stirred up a storm by refusing to allow a ship with refugees to dock. The result was Eurozone Immigration Crisis 2.0. Matteo Salvini, who refused to let ship carrying 629 refugees and migrants to dock, says: 'We have opened a front in Brussels'.
Australia has a "no immigration boat" policy. At its peak, 18,000 people arrived in Australia illegally by sea according to an October 2017 BBC report. Boats are now turned away and forced back to Indonesia.