An estimated 65 million people worldwide are considered refugees and migrants. On Monday, the United Nations General Assembly's began its first summit on the growing global issue. The session yielded an unprecedented declaration of commitment to organization and cooperation in…
By Larisa Epatko
NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama delivered his final speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, sounding a high note but also words of caution.
By Larisa Epatko
NEW YORK – World leaders approved an agreement on Monday aimed at providing a more coordinated response to the growing refugee crisis.
By Kassia Halcli
Representatives from the tiny island nation of Nauru said they are improving conditions at their refugee center after reports of alleged sexual abuse against child refugees surfaced in recent weeks.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
An Associated Press series is examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people. This one focuses on refugees.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
After a slow start, the administration was able to hit the goal about a month early and just a few weeks before President Obama convenes a summit on refugees during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly.
As refugees from war flee across continental Europe, a few have found safety in an unlikely place: Iceland. New legislation there relaxes immigration controls, worrying some residents -- but more citizens favor diversifying their mostly white and Christian nation. In…
By Ezra Kaplan, Associated Press
Thousands of former refugees and asylum-seekers will be voting in a U.S. election for the first time this November.
By PBS NewsHour
They may not be winning gold, but their stories are certainly medal worthy. The first-ever Refugee Olympic Team is competing in Rio, stacked with athletes like 18-year-old Yusra Mardini, who saved herself and other Syrians stranded during a dangerous Aegean…
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
Small towns from Montana to Georgia are increasingly accepting refugees as they grapple with shrinking and aging populations.
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