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.
By Larisa Epatko
After seeing how refugees are vetted, some readers asked us to go back even further in the process and explain how cases are referred to the U.S. in the first place.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican's policies.
By PBS NewsHour
The vast majority of Syrian refugees live less than 200 miles from home in neighboring countries like Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Today they have fewer options of moving on as more Western governments shut their doors, and many have preferred…
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