Three-Quarters of Refugees and Migrants from Venezuela Struggle to Access Basic Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

Three-Quarters of Refugees and Migrants from Venezuela Struggle to Access Basic Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

This photo was taken in La Parada, Colombia on June 12th, 2022. This family walked for 15 days to get to the border between Colombia and Venezuela. (Shutterstock) Geneva: Some 4.3 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela face challenges accessing food, housing, and stable employment, a recent assessment concludes. Despite the progress achieved through various […]

Biden is Hoping Small Changes go a Long Way on Immigration

Biden is Hoping Small Changes go a Long Way on Immigration

Dallas, TX USA – April 9, 2017: American Flags Waved During Immigration Reform March (Shutterstock) By Michael D. Shear and Miriam Jordan, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Even before the political spectacle of a Republican governor flying migrants to a tiny resort island in Massachusetts, President Biden’s top border officials decided there had to […]

Refugees Stream out of Ukraine – Can the World Cope?

Refugees Stream out of Ukraine – Can the World Cope?

Isaccea, Romania. 02 March, 2022. Refugee Ukrainians walk from Ukraine to Isaccea in Romania after crossing the border. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke It’s been over twelve days since the commencement of Russia’s offensive attack and onslaught against Ukraine on February 24, 2022. The UN reports more than 1400 civilian casualties, including adults and children injured […]

Title 42, the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis, and U.S. Immigration Policy

Title 42, the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis, and U.S. Immigration Policy

Uzhhorod, Ukraine – February 26, 2022: A man on the background of Ukrainian refugees says goodbye to his wife who is fleeing Russian aggression. Refugees on the Ukrainian-Slovak border. (Shutterstock) By MSNBC Allen Orr joins José Díaz-Balart to discuss migrants applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call the people from Europe that are […]

Black and Brown Refugees are Once Again Being Turned Away in Europe Amid Ukraine Migrant Crisis

Black and Brown Refugees are Once Again Being Turned Away in Europe Amid Ukraine Migrant Crisis

Budapest, Hungary – 03 01 2022: War refugees are waiting at the train station while the Hungarian red cross and volunteers are giving out clothes, food, water, pillows and other donations. (Shutterstock) By Grace Hauck, USA Today Hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Yemen were stranded at the border of Belarus and Poland […]

Violent, Racist Deportations of Haitian Refugees is Beyond the Pale

Violent, Racist Deportations of Haitian Refugees is Beyond the Pale

Members of Black Lives Matter protest outside Federal Building to denounce the segregationist immigration policies of the Biden administration, Tuesday, Step. 21, 2021 in Los Angeles. (Shutterstock) By Janet Howard, Special to CAW Children in cages. Mexicans are rapists. Haiti and Africa are “shithole” countries. The image of a mother and her two young children […]

Afghanistan: How Many Refugees are There and Where Will They Go?

Afghanistan: How Many Refugees are There and Where Will They Go?

Sad Afghan girls protesting outside UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), demanding to be given refugee status in other country. – New Delhi, India-Aug 24 2021 (Shutterstock) By BBC News Thousands of people are scrambling to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban seized back control of the country, almost two decades after they were ousted […]

Garland Reverses Trump-Era Immigration Order in Move That Will Cut Huge Backlog of Asylum Cases

The move will cut the ballooning backlog of 1.3 million immigration cases in the U.S. It is Garland's third such reversal of Trump policy.

Garland Reverses Trump-Era Immigration Order in Move That Will Cut Huge Backlog of Asylum Cases

A Border Patrol agent takes a Central American couple who crossed the Rio Grande River illegally to seek asylum into custody. – Hidalgo, TX, USA – May 26, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Julia Ainsley, NBC News WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday reversed an order from Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions that barred immigration […]