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The Trump administration said it would admit up to 45,000 refugees this year, but it's nowhere near close to that number

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SAID IT WOULD ADMIT UP TO 45,000 REFUGEES THIS YEAR, BUT IT'S NOWHERE NEAR CLOSE TO THAT NUMBER

Associated Press/Ted S. Warren The Trump administration announced Monday it will slash its refugee cap for the upcoming year to just...

The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings showing that refugees don't pose a significant national security threat

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION REPORTEDLY DISMISSED INTELLIGENCE FINDINGS SHOWING THAT REFUGEES DON'T POSE A SIGNIFICANT NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT

The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings last year saying that refugees don't pose a significant threat...

 
 
 
Israeli PM Netanyahu praises U.S. cuts to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

ISRAELI PM NETANYAHU PRAISES U.S. CUTS TO UN AGENCY FOR PALESTINIAN REFUGEES

YAD BINYAMIN, Israel - Israel's prime minister on Sunday welcomed the U.S. decision to stop funding the U.N. agency for Palestinian...

Palestinians condemn US ending funding for UN refugee agency

PALESTINIANS CONDEMN US ENDING FUNDING FOR UN REFUGEE AGENCY

RAMALLAH, West Bank - A spokesman for the Palestinian president says the American decision to cut funding for the U.N. agency aiding...

 
 
 
Trump administration's plan to end aid to over 5 million Palestinian refugees is catastrophic

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN TO END AID TO OVER 5 MILLION PALESTINIAN REFUGEES IS CATASTROPHIC

With reports breaking on Thursday night in the Washington Post and New York Time s, what has been the subject of hints and whispers...

‘Rick & Morty' Creator's Animated Alien Refugee Comedy Gets Two Season Order at Hulu

‘RICK & MORTY' CREATOR'S ANIMATED ALIEN REFUGEE COMEDY GETS TWO SEASON ORDER AT HULU

Solar Opposites will get two, eight episode seasons.

 
 
 
Refugee quilt people

REFUGEE QUILT PEOPLE

Longtime readers of my blog may recall how last year I made a lot of little sculptures of people and had a lot of fun doing it. But...

PETA URGE ARETHA FRANKLIN'S FAMILY TO DONATE FURS TO CHARITY

Animal activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA have asked Aretha Franklin's family to consider donating the late...

 
 
 
UN official: Palestinian refugee issue can't be wished away

UN OFFICIAL: PALESTINIAN REFUGEE ISSUE CAN'T BE WISHED AWAY

JERUSALEM - The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees suggested that the United States slashed his budget early this year...

A Canadian political refugee made videos criticizing Saudi Arabia - now Saudi authorities have arrested his friends and family

A CANADIAN POLITICAL REFUGEE MADE VIDEOS CRITICIZING SAUDI ARABIA - NOW SAUDI AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED HIS FRIENDS AND FAMILY

Screenshot/Youtube The family and friends of a Canadian political refugee and activist have been arrested in Saudi Arabia. Omar Abdulaziz,...

 
 
 
German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

GERMAN PROSECUTORS PROBE YAZIDI WOMAN'S CLAIM ABOUT IS MAN

BERLIN - German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee's claim that she ran into her former Islamic State...

Refugee accused of killing cop in Iraq was part of ISIS: US officials

REFUGEE ACCUSED OF KILLING COP IN IRAQ WAS PART OF ISIS: US OFFICIALS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi...

 
 
 
Trump and Italian Prime Minister bond over immigration

TRUMP AND ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER BOND OVER IMMIGRATION

This is the bromance everyone saw coming: President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, smiling broadly at the...

Bavarian leader takes softer line on migrants ahead of vote

BAVARIAN LEADER TAKES SOFTER LINE ON MIGRANTS AHEAD OF VOTE

BERLIN - The governor of Bavaria is striking a softer tone on refugees, saying he wants a “balance” between helping those entitled...

 
 
 
Australia succeeds in stopping migrants but many in limbo

AUSTRALIA SUCCEEDS IN STOPPING MIGRANTS BUT MANY IN LIMBO

CANBERRA, Australia - When Aziz Abdul reached Australia's Christmas Island aboard a smuggler's boat, he had no idea that weeks earlier...

Former Gov. Ray, who helped relocate refugees to Iowa, dies

FORMER GOV. RAY, WHO HELPED RELOCATE REFUGEES TO IOWA, DIES

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and...

 
 
 
Ireland scores with refugee 'World Cup' soccer tournament

IRELAND SCORES WITH REFUGEE 'WORLD CUP' SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Refugee communities from across Ireland take part in an annual soccer tournament which aims to help them find their feet in their new...

Stabbing spree at refugee apartment complex in Boise targeted a 3-year-old girl's birthday party

STABBING SPREE AT REFUGEE APARTMENT COMPLEX IN BOISE TARGETED A 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Boise, Idaho. Authorities say he stabbed nine people, including six children. The man allegedly targeted...

 
 
 
Injunction sought to prevent Puerto Rican refugees' eviction from Florida hotels

INJUNCTION SOUGHT TO PREVENT PUERTO RICAN REFUGEES' EVICTION FROM FLORIDA HOTELS

A civil rights group is seeking a federal injunction to block the eviction of about 2,000 Puerto Rican hurricane refugees from Florida...

Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy still violates fundamental human rights laws

TRUMP'S 'ZERO-TOLERANCE' IMMIGRATION POLICY STILL VIOLATES FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAWS

Trump's " zero-tolerance " immigration policy violates the international human rights law that protects immigrants , refugees , and...