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Last Year’s Refugee Cap Was the Lowest Ever. Trump Just Cut It By a Third. The U.S. let nearly eight times as many refugees come in during 1980 as it will in the next year.
New Study: High Facebook Usage Linked to Violence Attacks against refugees correlated with areas of higher-than-average Facebook usage.
Trump Mulls Slashing Refugee Admissions by 40 Percent Amid a global-migration crisis, the world’s wealthiest country is poised to cut refugee admissions to historic lows.
Amal and George Clooney Open Up About Taking in a Yazidi Refugee The Clooneys are supporting Hazim Avdal while he studies at the University of Chicago.
How Trump’s Immigration Proposal Could Be Trouble for Democrats Turns out Americans are much more open to restrictions on legal immigration than they are to deporting Dreamers.
One Teenage Refugee’s Journey from Iraq to California What it’s like to start life in a new country — when you’re still figuring out who you are.
A Militia’s Plot to Bomb Somali Refugees in a Kansas Town Garden City, Kansas, wanted to help refugees. Some Infowars-reading neighbors had another plan.
Tennessee Braces for White-Supremacist Rallies on Saturday An even more extreme group than the one that roiled Charlottesville is planning “White Lives Matter” events in Tennessee.
Human Flow Is Ai Weiwei’s Exhaustive Look at the Plight of the Refugee The Chinese artist turns his attention to displaced people around the world.
Get Ready for More Court Battles Over Trump’s New, Broader Travel Ban Just as SCOTUS prepared to consider the original version, the president has issued a new ban that raises some of the same old issues.
The Trump Administration’s New, Permanent Travel Restrictions Are on the Way The temporary travel ban that caused so much chaos and litigation is now giving way to permanent policies, with more litigation certain.
‘Stupid,’ ‘Disgusting’ Australia Refugee Deal Goes Into Effect Trump derided the deal in his first call with Australia’s leader. But the (actually good and humane) agreement is proceeding as planned.
Trump Administration Considers Cutting Refugee Cap to Lowest in Decades After reducing the refugee quota to 50,000 in 2017, the Trump administration may go even lower in 2018.
George and Amal Clooney Took in a Yazidi Refugee The pair are supporting him while he pursues a college degree.
An Anti-Refugee Ship Had to Be Saved by a Refugee-Rescue Group The alt-right YouTubers have been trying to prevent refugees from getting into Europe, but ran into some trouble themselves.
SCOTUS Rules Grandparents Exempt From Travel Ban, But Refugees Not So Lucky In a case clarifying its earlier ruling that let the Trump travel ban partially take effect pending oral arguments, the Court splits the baby.
A Limited Version of Trump’s Travel Ban Will Take Effect Thursday Three days after the Supreme Court lifted the injunctions against the ban, the U.S. will begin barring visitors from six Muslim-majority nations.
Game of Throne’s Lena Headey Discusses the U.K.’s Treatment of Refugees “There are a lot of people who are saying, ‘It’s all right for you, you champagne socialist’ but that’s f—ing bollocks.”
The Tri-City-Based Artist Who Always Wears a Hat and Scarf “They’ve become, I don’t know, a kind of mark of myself. They’re part of my personality.”
A Pop-up Run by Refugees Is Revitalizing One of America’s Neediest Cities Reviews say it’s also churning out “some of the most exciting food in the city.”
This New Coffee Shop Is Staffed Entirely by Refugees The aim is to give job training to people who’d otherwise have nothing.
Migrants Faced More Than 3,500 Attacks in Germany Last Year: Report Germany’s immigrant population has become the target of a growing number of hate crimes.
Here Comes the GOP Attack on Legal Immigration In the wake of a crackdown on undocumented immigrants, plans are already underway to restrict the legal form, long the great dream of nativists.
Sweden Confused After Trump Cites Nonexistent Terrorist Incident Trump’s fake Swedish news reflects a misleading right-wing narrative about refugee-perpetrated crime.
Most Americans Disapprove of Trump — and His Executive Orders New polls show broad opposition to Trump’s immigration orders, and 40 percent support for the president’s impeachment.
24 Hours at JFK: The Hour-by-Hour Account of Two Iraqis’ Detainment and Release Thanks to a team of lawyers operating on no sleep, two persistent New York representatives, and a huge mass of spontaneous protesters.
Trump Prepares to Radically Reduce American Funding of the United Nations Trump’s executive order would cut U.S. funding of international organizations by 40 percent, devastating U.N. peacekeeping and refugee aid efforts.
The Far Right Thinks Chobani Is Trying to ‘Drown the U.S. in Muslims’ The founder’s support for refugees has the fringe right issuing death threats.
This 18-Year-Old Swam for Her Life in Syria, And Now She’s Swimming in Rio “When my sister wants to encourage me, she tells me: Show them what a refugee will do.”
Trump Not Very Christian About Refugees Trump stayed on his own familiar turf at a Faith and Freedom Coalition event today. Sad to say, that included the kind of refugee-bashing that Jesus condemned pretty categorically.
Cannes: Sean Penn Movie Met With Boos, Giggles At least for today, speculation over Penn and Theron’s relationship will take a back seat to the movie’s absolutely derisive reception.
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Getting a Foster Mom Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me How a teenage African refugee and a California mom built a relationship from scratch.
Fleeing a War Zone Makes People More Likely to Develop Psychosis A study of Swedish refugees found they were almost four times as likely to develop psychotic disorders.
German City Bans Asylum-Seekers From Public Pool The ban will remain in place until “the message has come across.”
Two Iraqi Refugees Arrested on Suspicion of Supporting Syrian Terror Groups Aws Al-Jayab and Omar Al Hardan are both accused of lying to immigration officials about their terrorist affiliations.
The Obama Administration’s New Deportation Plan Could Be a Headache for Clinton A plan to deport hundreds of Central American families could put the Democratic front-runner between Barack and a hard place.
Canada Welcomes Refugees; U.S., Not So Much Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau personally welcomed one of the first waves of refugees to his country, while a federal court blocked Texas’s attempt to stop the resettlement of refugees.
Texas Attorneys Back Down, Will Allow Syrian Refugees for Now They are still seeking a legal position that would allow them an injunction.
House Passes Bill to Block Refugees Since it still seems unlikely the bill will become law, it probably won’t do much else than that.
Virginia Mayor Praises Japanese Internment He approvingly cites Roosevelt’s policy of Japanese internment. Load More