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Anne Frank Family’s Escape To U.S. Thwarted By War And Bureaucracy, Research Finds
Otto Frank twice tried to obtain U.S. visas for his family.
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3-Year-Old Birthday Girl Dies After Mass Stabbing Attack In Idaho
Seven other victims remain hospitalized, many with "serious or critical injuries."
6 Kids Attending Birthday Party Among 9 Stabbed At Apartment Complex
Timmy Kinner, 30, is in custody after allegedly carrying out the attack in Boise, Idaho. The victims included refugees.
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The Government Has Been Separating Children From Parents At The Border. Now The Border Is Flooding.
By Eric Holthaus, Grist
Organizations like the Red Cross are already working to make better use of weather forecasts for humanitarian purposes.
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Trump Administration Restricts Asylum Access For Victims Of Gang And Domestic Violence
Jeff Sessions said he is "confident" his moves will reduce the number of unauthorized immigrants who come to the U.S.
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Trump Left Nearly 4,000 Applicants For Central American Refugee Program Stranded
The current administration has criticized people coming to the border to seek asylum. But it shut down another way some of them could find safety in the U.S.
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Ex-Ambassador To Vietnam Quit Because Trump Planned To Deport More Refugees
Ted Osius revealed why he quit in October: "There was an ethical line that I could not cross."
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Trump Condemns 'Sick' Syria Disaster Yet Slams The Door On Countless Refugees
The U.S. has resettled only 44 Syrian refugees since October.
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Refugees Fleeing Violence In Myanmar Have A New Worry: Elephants
Elephants have killed an estimated 13 Rohingya in Bangladesh's largest refugee camp.
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The U.S. Just Quietly Deported The Largest Group Of Cambodians Ever
The group included refugees who had been in the U.S. for decades.
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They Fled War At Home. Now They’re Fighting Death In Crowded Refugee Camps.
By Peter Martell, On Assignment For HuffPost
“A refugee camp is a hotbed for disease."
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Israel Reverses Course Hours After Signing U.N. Deal To Resettle African Migrants
The deal aimed to relocate thousands of Eritreans and Sudanese to Europe and beyond.
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Racists Charged In Terror Plot Against Somali Refugees Get A Nearly All White Jury
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The sole African-American on the final jury panel was struck.
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Don't Celebrate The U.S. For Protecting Climate 'Refugees'
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"Refugee" is a specific legal designation that doesn't currently apply to people displaced by climate change.
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Vietnamese Refugees Are Suing ICE For Unlawful, Prolonged Detention
“By detaining refugees without due process, ICE is acting illegally and arbitrarily, a hallmark of authoritarian regimes similar to the one in Vietnam.”
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Australian Artists Powerfully Call Attention To Child Abuse In Offshore Detention Camp
“There were all these stories that people needed to read but weren’t engaging with."
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Australian Asylum Seekers Told To Choose Life In Jail Or Risk Death In Home Countries
"It’s essentially putting people who need protection into limbo or detention forever."
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Secret Australian Government Documents Found In Cabinets From Secondhand Store
The furniture contained thousands of secret pages.
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The Forgotten Asian Refugees Fed Into The U.S. Prison System
The U.S. took in Asian refugees after the Vietnam War, only to put many on a deportation path. A record number could be fed into this system in 2018.
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One Year Since Trump's First Travel Ban, Many Refugees Left With Only Hellish Options
They're thinking about risking their lives to reach Europe in a rubber dinghy. Or worse.
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Up To 58 Australian Refugees To Fly To U.S. As Part Of Resettlement Deal
It's the second group of refugees arriving under what Trump called a “dumb deal."
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Israel Turned Its Back On African Migrants, So This Group Vowed To Protect Them
Israeli rabbis, including Sarah Silverman’s sister, Susan, are offering to hide African migrants to protect them from prison or deportation.
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Myanmar And Bangladesh Establish 2-Year Timeframe For Rohingya Repatriation
By Ruma Paul and Yi-mou Lee, Reuters
The two nations struck a deal on Tuesday to complete the return of 650,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled an army crackdown last year in Myanmar.
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Israel Gives African Migrants An Ultimatum: Plane Ticket Home Or Jail
Israel is giving African migrants two options, neither of which seem ideal.
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War Tore This Family Apart For A Decade. Now Trump Won't Let Them Reunite.
The current administration halted the program that allows spouses and children of refugees to find safety in the U.S.
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