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The U.S. Has a Duty to the 'Tempest-Tost' Syrians

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

In accordance with its legal and moral duty, the United States should step up to the plate and welcome significant numbers of refugees.

President Obama, Deception Will Not Work: It's Time to End Family Detention

Leisy J. Abrego | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Leisy J. Abrego

Following mounting public pressure in the form of large demonstrations, negative national press coverage, and a hunger strike inside its facilities, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a series of changes to its deceptively named, "family residential centers."

I-Kiribati Man Wanting 'Climate Change Refugee' Status Denied by New Zealand Immigration

Brook Meakins | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green
Brook Meakins

Advocates for the victims of climate change often use the evocative terms "climate change refugee" when referring to individuals who must relocate due to climate change related impacts.

Jessica Prois

Refugees From Six Decades Meet At First-Ever D.C. Congress | Jessica Prois | Posted 10.04.2011 | Impact

When Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek was 14 years old, she left South Sudan in the heat of civil war. Her family, fleeing both rebel and government force...