Tag Archives: Refugees

Refugee admissions to the US temporarily suspended Priscilla Alvarez byline

"The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program coordinates refugee arrivals with its international humanitarian implementing partners, IOM and UNHCR," the spokesperson said in a statement. "The temporary suspension of resettlement ...

Feds Appeal Order Blocking Trump Refugee Resettlement Limit

“We are essentially in limbo as the appeal process takes its course,” she said, adding that there is “some risk of disruption to the (resettlement) system” if the case isn't resolved for months. ...

Trump Threw Weighty Refugee Decisions to Local Government, With Painful Results

President Trump’s executive order granting local officials veto power over refugee resettlement has divided communities and left immigrants feeling unwanted. ...

Why This Texas City Is Saying Yes to Refugees While the Governor Says No

In earlier years, Amarillo had more refugees per capita than any other Texas city. The newcomers are considered neighbors now. ...

North Dakota was an immigrant haven — until Trump was elected

“It was terrible to hear people say what they were saying,” he said. “At the same time, everyone has a right.” ...

Texas just became the first state to shut the door on refugees

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks in late 2015, Texas and 30 other states declared they no longer wanted to take in some of the 5.6 million Syrians who have been displaced since 2011 by the ongoing civil war. But a ...

Steyer Wants Climate Change Refugees to Enter US Legally

Steyer, who launched his 2020 campaign in July, qualified Thursday for next week's Democratic presidential debate, putting him on stage in Iowa alongside five other candidates. Steyer qualified by hitting polling and don ...

North Dakota was an immigrant haven — until Trump was elected

“It was terrible to hear people say what they were saying,” he said. “At the same time, everyone has a right.” ...

Daughter Hoping to See Father Again Praises Gov’s Decision

“There are certain times when my father would say, ‘I wish I could just hold one of my grand-kids,’” Abdi said. "Certain things like that get to me." ...

A North Dakota county was poised to be first to bar refugees under Trump’s executive order. Residents said no.

“Since I arrived in this country, I felt like I finally found a home,” he told the commissioners. But after he saw what a divisive issue admitting refugees had become, he said, “I started asking myself many questions, tr ...

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