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Refugee Resettlement

Is Refugee Labor the New Fair Trade Issue?

Daphne Mallory | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Daphne Mallory

The main goal of Fair Trade certified products is to encourage the economic growth of disadvantaged communities in developing countries and to improve the quality of life for farmers, workers and their families. What if those farmers and workers are brought here?

US to Syrian Refugees: We'll Give You Money But Stay Away, Please

Bill Frelick | Posted 11.02.2014 | World
Bill Frelick

With the number of Syrian refugees in the Middle East hitting 3 million, it's worth examining how the United States and other countries not on the frontline of the conflict have stepped in to help countries like Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey.

A Tale of Two Dolmas: Iraqi Refugees in the US

Jennifer Norris | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
Jennifer Norris

I hope when we talk about Iraq and the billions of dollars spent on the war, the American lives sacrificed, or how the war has damaged our reputation, I hope that we will also discuss how many millions of Iraqi lives have forever been changed by the war.

Rand Paul Dismisses Iraq War Refugees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday that the U.S. should be skeptical of accepting refugees, from Iraq in particular, because they take welfare a...

Muslim Women Bridge Differences To Help Refugees Resettle In U.S.

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 10.12.2012 | Religion

LYNN, Mass. (RNS) Iman Shati is a Shiite Muslim who wears the hijab and was a housewife in Iraq. Ayfer Abed Aljabar is a Sunni Muslim who doesn't wear...

Elise Foley

WATCH: Refugees Advocate For Better Aid | Elise Foley | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After escaping violence and persecution in their native countries, 10 former refugees met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to...