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Refugees


War, Disasters Drive 'All-Time High' of Nearly 60 Million Displaced in Home Nations

The head of the Norwegian Refugee Council noted the situation "is phenomenally worse than even our record figure suggests" because it does not include those forced to flee Russia's assault on Ukraine.

Jessica Corbett ·


Why the Conflict in Ukraine Is a Disaster for the Poor of This Planet

War is hell—even for those far from the battlefield.

Rajan Menon ·


'Absolutely Tragic': Doctors Tie Trump's 30-Foot Border Wall to Surge in Injuries and Deaths

"We're seeing injuries we didn't see before: pelvic fractures, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and a lot of open fractures when the bone comes through the skin," said a San Diego doctor.

Jessica Corbett ·


Groups Say Congress Must 'Fiercely Reject' Cruel Attack on Asylum-Seekers

"Lawmakers have a moral imperative to oppose this legislation and any anti-asylum proposal that would keep Title 42 in place," a letter from hundreds of faith groups and leaders asserted.

Brett Wilkins ·


Report Details Biden Admin's 'Cruel and Unnecessary' Jailing of Asylum-Seekers

The paper's author says the administration's policy "endangers lives, separates families, inflicts trauma, wastes resources, and punishes people for exercising their legal right to request asylum."

Brett Wilkins ·


Democrats Panned for Move to Codify Title 42 With 'Stephen Miller Bill'

"Title 42 is a cruel and racist Trump-era policy crafted by white nationalist Stephen Miller to prevent Black and Brown immigrants from seeking their legal right to asylum in the U.S."

Julia Conley ·


UN Chief Calls for Four-Day 'Humanitarian Pause' in Ukraine

"The four-day Easter period should be a moment to unite around saving lives and furthering dialogue to end the suffering in Ukraine."

Jessica Corbett ·


Patrick Lyoya's Family Demands Charges Against Officer Who Killed Him

The Lyoya family expressed shock that their son was killed in the U.S. eight years after they sought asylum from violence in Congo.

Julia Conley ·


UK Plan to Fly Asylum-Seekers to Rwanda Condemned as 'Dangerous' and 'Inhumane'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to deport asylum-seekers to another country thousands of miles away will "only lead to more human suffering, chaos, and at huge expense to the U.K.," said one refugee advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Dehumanizing and Cynical Stunt': Texas Bus Drops Off Migrants Outside Fox News HQ in DC

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Fox News are engaging in "deliberate cruelty that treats human beings like pawns," said one immigrant rights advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·

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