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Greece Sees Slight Uptick In Refugee Arrivals In August

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 09.02.2016 | World

New figures released this week by the International Organization for Migration show a slight uptick in the number of migrants and refugees arriving on...

Refugees Are Reclaiming A Sicilian City Emptied By The Mafia

Quartz | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 06.23.2016 | World

A kilo of apples, a head of broccoli, a fresh tuna—for the past 1,100 years little has changed in the market of Ballarò, Palermo’s most renowned ...

German Cardinal Makes Impassioned Plea For Migrants From A Refugee Boat

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.31.2016 | Religion

Standing next to a 23-foot-long boat reportedly used by refugees to reach safer shores, Germany's Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki reproached Europeans wh...

This Item Can Make Or Break A Refugee Family's Journey

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Carry the Future has found a simple way to make life easier for refugee families. The organization collects new and used baby carriers and partners wi...

How to Ensure European Refugee Camps Don't Become Permanent

J. J. Mitchell | Posted 01.15.2017 | World
J. J. Mitchell

One of the paradoxes of the Calais camp lays in the struggle to accommodate its refugees. How does a refugee camp of 7,000 migrants situated in a developed country like France compare relative to other humanitarian crises?

The Sindhis of Sindh And Beyond

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.04.2017 | World
Tarun Sakhrani

As I sat there with my mouth wide open, and subject to poking, and prodding by a myriad of tools, my dentist tried to distract my attention from the pain. She tried to make polite conversation. Having noticed my last name, she asked if I was Sindhi.

Lebanon: Media Put Humanity in the Picture as Refugee Crisis Takes Hold

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.16.2016 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

If there is one country where migration is a meaningful crisis story it is Lebanon, which, according to Forbes-Statista/UNHCR, has the most refugees per 1,000 inhabitants -- 257 in mid-2014.

Refugees In Berlin Move Into Cold War Secret Police Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.24.2015 | World

A building that once inspired fear is being transformed into a place of hope. On Friday night, 465 refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin moved into a ...

7 Ways You Can Help Syrian Refugees

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 09.11.2016 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Continued warfare in Syria, and violence in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, has contributed to the surge of refugees from those countries, while deteriorating economic conditions in places like Sub-Saharan Africa has led people to Europe in search of a better life.

Magnetic Migration

Ben Barber | Posted 09.04.2016 | World
Ben Barber

No one likes to prevent families with crying children from reaching a better life, but the migration insanity playing itself out in Europe now is lead...

Germany Wants Other European Nations To Take In More Refugees

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

BERLIN, Aug 30 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on other European Union countries on Sunday to take a greater share of the refugees ...

Artists Transform Heartbreaking Letters From Detained Migrants Into Gripping Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

"I’m worried, because my daughter is losing weight, because she doesn’t eat," a single mother, detained at the Karnes Detention Center in Texas, w...

The BBC Is Filming "Songs Of Praise" At Migrant Church In Calais And Some People Are Furious

The Huffington Post UK | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.08.2015 | Religion

The BBC's decision to film a special edition of 'Songs Of Praise' from Calais' biggest migrant camp has inflamed opinions, with critics branding the m...

Photos Show The Hardship That Awaits Migrants Who Reach South Asia's Shores

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

At least 1,600 Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants have washed ashore in Malaysia and Indonesia over the weekend after being abandoned by smugglers at s...

Shocking Videos Capture The Tragic Aftermath Of A Migrant Shipwreck In The Mediterranean

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

Amid international focus on the catastrophic Mediterranean migrant crisis, a series of videos appeared online showing a shipwreck that left at least t...

At Least Seventy Ethiopian Migrants Drown Off Coast Of Yemen

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2015 | World

SANAA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - At least 70 Ethiopians drowned when a boat used by smugglers to transport illegal migrants to Yemen sank in the Red Sea in ...

Jesuits Urge Humanitarian Protections for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Be Upheld

Christian Fuchs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Christian Fuchs

The Society of Jesus in the United States and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA continue to urge the government not to roll back humanitarian protections for refugees and asylum seekers simply because more people need it.

A Symbolic Victory For People Power In Ireland

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Ruairí McKiernan

After 19 nights of sleeping on the floor of the Paris Bakery in Dublin, a group of mostly young migrant workers succeeded in forcing political action that will help them recoup unpaid wages and make history in the process.

All Those Who Wander Are Not Lost

Iram Ganju | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Iram Ganju

While those squiggly black lines we call country borders have created fascinating cultures, humanity now seems destined to transcend them as the globalized workforce must move across the boundaries of countries and continents to make a better life.

Film Briefs for Latino Studies

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 10.17.2012 | Education
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

At lectures, I'm often asked by teachers to recommend course materials in Latino Studies. One strategy that worked for me was to use films. Here are ten titles that worked for me.

Flagrant Human Rights Violations on U.S. Soil

John Carlos Frey | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
John Carlos Frey

When most people think of the U.S.-Mexico border, they rarely think about a zone where U.S. policy and U.S. agents violate human rights on a daily bas...

Cochabamba PWCCC - Latinos and the Environment

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kety Esquivel

This blog post was written by Angela Adrar, Lance Rios and myself (Kety Esquivel). "As a Colombiana naturalized in the US, going to Cochabamba for t...