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Immigration Is A Public Health Issue, But Not For The Reasons Some Politicians Claim
With a new myth-busting report, experts hope real health concerns can become part of a “more human” immigration debate.
Somdeng Danny Thongsy
America Is Ignoring A Huge Part Of Trump's Crackdown On Immigrants
The deportation of Southeast Asian refugees is often overlooked.
Migrant Caravan Reaches 5,000
What started as a migration of just 160 people has grown into a caravan of more than 5,000 migrants headed northward through Mexico.
Trump Threatens Migrant Caravan
A caravan of nearly 2,000 migrants are headed to the U.S.
He Risked His Life For Americans In Afghanistan. Trump Won't Let Him See His Family In Jersey.
The agonizing limbo of a refugee father waiting to rejoin his sick stepson.
The Migrant Turned Rescuer
As a boy, Ali Hassan nearly drowned on the trip across the Mediterranean. Now he’s returned to the sea to rescue migrants making the deadly journey in search of a better life.
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CULTURE & ARTS
This Spectacular 'Message Of Hope' For Refugees Is Best Seen From The Sky
French artist Saype's giant painting shows a little girl launching an origami boat into Lake Geneva.
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Austerity And 2008's Crash Boosted Sweden's Far Right Long Before The Refugee Crisis
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
A new study challenges the conventional wisdom that nativist politicians are gaining ground simply because countries like Sweden now have more foreigners.
I'm A Lower-Income Asian-American, And Comprehensive Review Helped Me Get Into College
, Guest Writer
Policies that considered only test scores would have denied me the opportunity to be the first in my family to graduate from college.
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Thousands Flee Nicaragua Amid Deadly Crackdown On Protests
The United Nations is asking other countries to support Costa Rica, which is receiving most of the asylum seekers.
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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.
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
Ryan J. Reilly
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'
, Guest Writer
"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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