On Christmas Eve in 2001, Hassan Ali, then a 13-year-old migrant from Egypt, was saved from a capsizing dinghy when he was crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. After spending time in a refugee camp in Sicily, Italy, Ali…
By Arash Javanbakht, The Conversation
War in Syria and the refugee crisis have been the subject of a heated debate in United States politics, leading to a travel ban and drastic reduction in the number refugees to the U.S. this year. But what do we…
By Matt Katz, Melanie Saltzman
The U.S. has accepted more refugees than any other country since 1980, but the Trump administration is now reversing course. In this special report for PBS NewsHour Weekend, produced in partnership with public radio station WNYC, correspondent Matt Katz has…
By Paris Schutz
While most of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims who escaped harrowing violence ended up in camps in Bangladesh, some have made it to the U.S. That includes dozens of young Rohingyas who have become students in Chicago's public schools. Special correspondent Paris…
By Jona Kallgren, Associated Press
A group of Syrian dancers is going on tour across Germany with a show that tells of the plight that made them flee their homeland and of the hopes they have for the future.
"Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration” launched this month with 25 poetry organization in 15 cities.
By Elizabeth Flock
Viet Thanh Nguyen's new book of short stories, "The Refugees," explores the aspirations and heartbreak of immigration and refugee life. Nguyen himself came to the U.S. from Vietnam as a refugee with his family in 1975.
By PBS NewsHour
A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday blocked parts of President Trump's revised executive order that would have barred refugees as well as nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Hours later, a federal judge in Maryland issued…
By PBS NewsHour
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