The most refugee referrals are related to people from Syria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, and Afghanistan.
An estimated 2,275 people, an average of six per day, were confirmed drowned or went missing in the Mediterranean in 2018.
Report found "very low risk of transmitting communicable diseases from the refugee and migrant population to the host population in the WHO European Region."
Depressive and anxiety disorders "are associated with lack of social integration, and particularly with unemployment," agency notes.
Envoy says U.S. objects to "calls in the Compact to prevent all instances of intolerance against foreign nationals" as running afoul of free speech.
Pope says those “who take economic advantage of the climate of distrust in foreigners” should know "one day they will have to respond to God for the choices they made."
"The administration has willfully ignored its statutory mandate to inform and consult with Congress" for a second year, says Judiciary chairman.
"It is difficult for those of us who live knowing we ...can reach into the refrigerator and have chilled milk to understand they have nothing."
An American had led the billion-dollar agency since 1951; after controversial tweets by candidate Ken Isaacs, leadership now goes to Portugal.