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What America Owes the Refugees Pouring Into Europe

[Sept. 11, 2015] The vision of hundreds of thousands of desperate human beings fleeing airstrikes, terror, and violence from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and beyond has brought the stark human cost of today’s “anti-terror” wars to the front pages. Read more >

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt calls for action on World Refugee Day

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt has been commemorating World Refugee Day with Syrian refugees in Turkey, which has overtaken Pakistan to become the world's largest refugee-hosting nation with more than 1.77 million in urban areas and government-run camps.

The Special Envoy and UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres also met Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to thank him and his people for the country's generosity towards Syrian and Iraqis refugees and to discuss the challenges that Turkey and other host nations face, and their need for support. Read more >

Dominicans of Haitian descent scramble for residency amid deportation threat

Yesenia Originé has never been to Haiti and has no interest in going. Read more >

La Via Campesina Declaration on Migration and Rural Workers

(March 25, 2015 - World Social Forum, Tunis) The  Read more >

New Refugee, Parole Program Offers Some Minors in Central America Legal Option to Come to US

The Department of State and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched an in-country refugee and parole program for certain minors in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Read more >

Immigration Rules in Bahamas Sweep Up Haitians

Kenson Timothee was walking down the street when a uniformed officer asked him a question that sends Bahamians of Haitian descent like him into a panic these days: Do you have a passport? Read more >

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