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Refugees

  1. q&a & excerpt
    Ali Fitzgerald on Her New Comic About Refugees and Germany’s Rising NativismThe creator of Hungover Bear turns serious with Drawn to Berlin — plus an excerpt.
  2. immigration
    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.
  3. select all
    New Study: High Facebook Usage Linked to ViolenceAttacks against refugees correlated with areas of higher-than-average Facebook usage.
  4. Trump Mulls Slashing Refugee Admissions by 40 PercentAmid a global-migration crisis, the world’s wealthiest country is poised to cut refugee admissions to historic lows.
  5. beauty
    Going to Beauty School in a Refugee CampBeauty school in the Beddawi camp.
  6. good things
    Amal and George Clooney Open Up About Taking in a Yazidi RefugeeThe Clooneys are supporting Hazim Avdal while he studies at the University of Chicago.
  7. How Trump’s Immigration Proposal Could Be Trouble for DemocratsTurns out Americans are much more open to restrictions on legal immigration than they are to deporting Dreamers.
  8. immigrant stories
    One Teenage Refugee’s Journey from Iraq to CaliforniaWhat it’s like to start life in a new country — when you’re still figuring out who you are.
  9. A Militia’s Plot to Bomb Somali Refugees in a Kansas TownGarden City, Kansas, wanted to help refugees. Some Infowars-reading neighbors had another plan.
  10. Tennessee Braces for White-Supremacist Rallies on SaturdayAn even more extreme group than the one that roiled Charlottesville is planning “White Lives Matter” events in Tennessee.
  11. Trump’s Refugee Ban Is Ending, But Comes With Stricter RequirementsNew vetting requirements reportedly go into effect Wednesday.
  12. movie review
    Human Flow Is Ai Weiwei’s Exhaustive Look at the Plight of the RefugeeThe Chinese artist turns his attention to displaced people around the world.
  13. Get Ready for More Court Battles Over Trump’s New, Broader Travel BanJust as SCOTUS prepared to consider the original version, the president has issued a new ban that raises some of the same old issues.
  14. The Trump Administration’s New, Permanent Travel Restrictions Are on the WayThe temporary travel ban that caused so much chaos and litigation is now giving way to permanent policies, with more litigation certain.
  15. ‘Stupid,’ ‘Disgusting’ Australia Refugee Deal Goes Into EffectTrump derided the deal in his first call with Australia’s leader. But the (actually good and humane) agreement is proceeding as planned.
  16. Trump White House Reportedly Nixed Study Showing Benefits of RefugeesIt didn’t line up with their anti-immigrant ideology.
  17. Trump Administration Considers Cutting Refugee Cap to Lowest in DecadesAfter reducing the refugee quota to 50,000 in 2017, the Trump administration may go even lower in 2018.
  18. good things
    George and Amal Clooney Took in a Yazidi RefugeeThe pair are supporting him while he pursues a college degree.
  19. irony
    An Anti-Refugee Ship Had to Be Saved by a Refugee-Rescue GroupThe alt-right YouTubers have been trying to prevent refugees from getting into Europe, but ran into some trouble themselves.
  20. SCOTUS Rules Grandparents Exempt From Travel Ban, But Refugees Not So LuckyIn a case clarifying its earlier ruling that let the Trump travel ban partially take effect pending oral arguments, the Court splits the baby.
  21. Here’s the Sweet Video of a Somali Mom Crying at Daughter’s GraduationThe heartwarming video has gone viral.
  22. A Limited Version of Trump’s Travel Ban Will Take Effect ThursdayThree days after the Supreme Court lifted the injunctions against the ban, the U.S. will begin barring visitors from six Muslim-majority nations.
  23. the chain gang
    Starbucks Vows to Hire Another 2,500 Refugees, This Time in EuropeThe coffee chain doesn’t care about planned boycotts in response.
  24. refugees
    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.”
  25. look book
    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.”
  26. cool stories
    A Pop-up Run by Refugees Is Revitalizing One of America’s Neediest CitiesReviews say it’s also churning out “some of the most exciting food in the city.”
  27. refugees
    This New Coffee Shop Is Staffed Entirely by RefugeesThe aim is to give job training to people who’d otherwise have nothing.
  28. Migrants Faced More Than 3,500 Attacks in Germany Last Year: ReportGermany’s immigrant population has become the target of a growing number of hate crimes.
  29. Here Comes the GOP Attack on Legal ImmigrationIn the wake of a crackdown on undocumented immigrants, plans are already underway to restrict the legal form, long the great dream of nativists.
  30. Sweden Confused After Trump Cites Nonexistent Terrorist IncidentTrump’s fake Swedish news reflects a misleading right-wing narrative about refugee-perpetrated crime.
  31. Most Americans Disapprove of Trump — and His Executive OrdersNew polls show broad opposition to Trump’s immigration orders, and 40 percent support for the president’s impeachment.
  32. 24 Hours at JFK: The Hour-by-Hour Account of Two Iraqis’ Detainment and ReleaseThanks to a team of lawyers operating on no sleep, two persistent New York representatives, and a huge mass of spontaneous protesters.
  33. Trump Prepares to Radically Reduce American Funding of the United NationsTrump’s executive order would cut U.S. funding of international organizations by 40 percent, devastating U.N. peacekeeping and refugee aid efforts.
  34. conspiracy theories
    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.
  35. White House Looks to Resettle the Most Refugees Since 1995More than any year since 1995.
  36. The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is About to Be Resettled in AmericaThe Obama administration has met its yearlong goal.
  37. 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.”
  38. Trump Not Very Christian About RefugeesTrump 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.
  39. Cannes: Sean Penn Movie Met With Boos, GigglesAt least for today, speculation over Penn and Theron’s relationship will take a back seat to the movie’s absolutely derisive reception.
  40. mothers day 2016
    Getting a Foster Mom Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to MeHow a teenage African refugee and a California mom built a relationship from scratch.
  41. Fleeing a War Zone Makes People More Likely to Develop PsychosisA study of Swedish refugees found they were almost four times as likely to develop psychotic disorders.
  42. can we not?
    Oof, Someone Started a ‘Hot Migrants’ InstagramObjectification gone awry.
  43. NATO Now Getting Involved in the Migrant CrisisPolicing the seas to try to stop smugglers. 
  44. Denmark Passes Law to Seize Migrants’ Valuables at the BorderIncluding the “jewelry bill.”
  45. German City Bans Asylum-Seekers From Public PoolThe ban will remain in place until “the message has come across.” 
  46. Two Iraqi Refugees Arrested on Suspicion of Supporting Syrian Terror GroupsAws Al-Jayab and Omar Al Hardan are both accused of lying to immigration officials about their terrorist affiliations.
  47. The Obama Administration’s New Deportation Plan Could Be a Headache for ClintonA plan to deport hundreds of Central American families could put the Democratic front-runner between Barack and a hard place.
  48. Canada Welcomes Refugees; U.S., Not So MuchCanadian 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. 
  49. Texas Attorneys Back Down, Will Allow Syrian Refugees for NowThey are still seeking a legal position that would allow them an injunction.
  50. House Passes Bill to Block RefugeesSince it still seems unlikely the bill will become law, it probably won’t do much else than that. 
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