The United Nations this weekend said 80 percent of the migrants coming to Europe are from war-torn Syria, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan. Recent refugees arriving in new countries face a challenge that will take much longer than the journey from…
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
The U.S. will accept 85,000 refugees from around the world next year, up from 70,000, and that total would rise to 100,000 in 2017, according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The White House says President Barack Obama has told advisers he wants to let 10,000 Syrian refugees into the U.S. in the coming budget year.
By William Brangham, Saskia de Melker, Jon Gerberg
A PBS NewsHour crew reports from the Hungarian border this week, as the flood of migrants and refugees into Europe continues to overwhelm. Correspondent William Brangham, and producers Saskia de Melker and Jon Gerberg posted these photos from a makeshift…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
Officials say the United States is prepared to increase the number of refugees it resettles by 5,000 next year as European countries struggle to accommodate tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
By Bradley Klapper, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is committed to increasing the number of refugees it is willing to take in as U.S. allies in Europe struggle to accommodate tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East…
By PBS NewsHour
The world refugee crisis appears to be getting worse according to a U.N. report that shows the number of forcibly displaced people to be nearly 60 million -- a 40 percent increase within the past three years alone. Somini Sengupta…
While the UN Refugee Agency is urging the European Union to adopt an emergency action plan on the intensifying migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators has sent a letter to President Obama on the possibility…
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