Refugees

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The United Nations announced Thursday that at least 75.9 million people were forcibly displaced as of the end of last year. (Photo: Houssam Hariri/UNHCR)
"These numbers should serve as a wake-up call to the international community on the human cost of war, and the social and economic implications exacerbated by Covid-19."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Cesar, 35, an asylum seeker from Nicaragua, waits with his wife, Carolina, 25, (Right) and his eight-year-old son Donovan as a U.S. Customs and Border agent looks on on April 6, 2020 at the Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
"The Trump administration is doubling down on a xenophobic, anti-immigrant...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Then President-elect Alejandro Giammattei speaks during a interview with AFP in Guatemala City on August 12, 2019.
"Guatemala is an ally to the United States, the United States is not an ally to...

Further

With the sweep of his pen, President Donald Trump caused the U.S. immigration system to go into total disarray and sowed global chaos and confusion on Friday afternoon. The executive order he signed at 4:42 p.m. suspended all Syrian refugees from entering the country indefinitely, prohibited any other refugees from coming into the country for 120 days, and banned foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from visiting the country for 90 days. Refugees and people were caught...