Nearly 600,000 refugees have entered Uganda since July, fleeing violence and war in neighboring South Sudan, and the flow continues unabated. The overwhelming numbers are straining relief efforts and inciting tensions between newcomers and Ugandans from nearby communities. Special correspondent…
By Larisa Epatko
As more refugees resettled in the United States, Jeanne Trabulsi wanted them to feel welcome. A doll is a comforting and familiar ambassador.
What does the word "refugee" mean to the author of a short story collection called "The Refugees"? They “are the unwanted," says Viet Thanh Nguyen, who claims his own identity among them. Nguyen joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his stories…
As a Syrian-American journalist who has covered Syria’s refugee crisis, Alia Malek understands where they are coming from and where they’re going. The circumstances today are so different from when her parents left Damascus, yet it could have been her…
By Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith, Joshua Barajas, Laura Santhanam
before the latest chapter in the Russian investigation threatens to wrestle control of the 24-hour news cycle, here are five important stories that may not have shown up in your Facebook feed.
Canada, known for setting out the welcome mat for refugees, has attracted hundreds of asylum-seekers over the past few months. These immigrants, mainly from Africa and the Middle East, are entering illegally from the U.S., though the exact reason is…
By Larisa Epatko
Through activities like art classes intended to help them express their distress, children in Syria gradually learn to relax and draw houses and blue skies, rather than tanks and bomb-dropping planes.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
After accusing German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the campaign trail of "ruining Germany" by welcoming refugees, President Trump will have his first face-to-face meeting with the German leader at the White House on Tuesday.
By Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
A new survey suggests Americans are making distinctions between legal immigrants and refugees — who are legal immigrants, too.
About 3 million Syrian children are under the age of 6 and know nothing but war, says a new report from the nonprofit group Save the Children. Here's what you should know.
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