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Urban Refugees

An Urban Refugee's Dress on International Women's Day: Undocumented and Unafraid

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 03.08.2013 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

Given her life experiences, her most recent courageous move had more to do with her choice of attire: wearing her Congolese Kitenge openly in her neighborbood has been her way of "coming out" as a refugee in Tanzania and facing xenophobia head-on.

Urban Refugees: Hidden in Plain Sight

Christian Fuchs | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

From its founding 32 years ago this month, Jesuit Refugee Service has made it a priority to work with "forgotten" refugees -- those living in the shadows -- whose plight is overlooked by others.