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Who Is Scott Lloyd? Trump's Former ORR Director Is In Some Hot Water

WHO IS SCOTT LLOYD? TRUMP'S FORMER ORR DIRECTOR IS IN SOME HOT WATER

In November 2018, Scott Lloyd was removed from his post at the Office of Refugee Resettlement after an ACLU lawsuit revealed he was...

Justin Trudeau Passionately Defends Refugees After Islamophobic Town Hall Question

JUSTIN TRUDEAU PASSIONATELY DEFENDS REFUGEES AFTER ISLAMOPHOBIC TOWN HALL QUESTION

The Canadian prime minister was confronted by a man who claimed Muslims "want to kill us."

 
 
 
'No child should ever be exposed to that' - legendary Chelsea Women's captain Chapman coaches Syrian refugees

'NO CHILD SHOULD EVER BE EXPOSED TO THAT' - LEGENDARY CHELSEA WOMEN'S CAPTAIN CHAPMAN COACHES SYRIAN REFUGEES

The mother of three has recently retired as one of England's most decorated footballers and is now extending her work overseas in a...

Australia to send refugee medical transfers to remote island

AUSTRALIA TO SEND REFUGEE MEDICAL TRANSFERS TO REMOTE ISLAND

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister says asylum seekers who are allowed to leave Pacific island migrant camps to get medical...

 
 
 
British Woman Who Joined ISIS In Syria As Teen Is Stripped Of U.K. Citizenship

BRITISH WOMAN WHO JOINED ISIS IN SYRIA AS TEEN IS STRIPPED OF U.K. CITIZENSHIP

Shamima Begum, 19, left England in 2015. Now she is a married mother and living in a refugee camp. Begum says she wants to come home,...

Australia police say they didn't know Bahraini was refugee

AUSTRALIA POLICE SAY THEY DIDN'T KNOW BAHRAINI WAS REFUGEE

CANBERRA, Australia - Australian Federal Police did not know a Bahraini soccer player was a refugee who feared persecution in his homeland...

 
 
 
Thai court orders release of Bahrain refugee soccer player

THAI COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF BAHRAIN REFUGEE SOCCER PLAYER

BANGKOK - A Thai court ordered the release of a refugee soccer player on Monday after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking...

Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

THAI COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF REFUGEE FOOTBALLER HAKEEM AL-ARAIBI

Hakeem al-Araibi has denied charges against him in Bahrain. A Thai court ordered the release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi...

 
 
 
Tarjimly launches translation app geared toward refugees

TARJIMLY LAUNCHES TRANSLATION APP GEARED TOWARD REFUGEES

Tarjimly today launched smartphone app to translate for refugees. The app uses machine learning to recommend volunteers who speak 80...

Ex-White House aide Cliff Sims struggled to 'reconcile' Christian beliefs with Trump's anti-refugee stance

EX-WHITE HOUSE AIDE CLIFF SIMS STRUGGLED TO 'RECONCILE' CHRISTIAN BELIEFS WITH TRUMP'S ANTI-REFUGEE STANCE

Ex-Trump White House aide Cliff Sims agreed with President Donald Trump on a lot, but said he struggled with the president's rhetoric...

 
 
 
Saudi teen refugee who fled alleged abuse and started viral Twitter campaign arrives in Canada

SAUDI TEEN REFUGEE WHO FLED ALLEGED ABUSE AND STARTED VIRAL TWITTER CAMPAIGN ARRIVES IN CANADA

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, a Saudi teen who started a viral social media campaign to find asylum, has arrived in Canada after Prime Minister...

Saudi teen who barricaded herself in Bangkok airport to escape family who 'consider me as property' has reportedly passed a test that means she can't be sent back

SAUDI TEEN WHO BARRICADED HERSELF IN BANGKOK AIRPORT TO ESCAPE FAMILY WHO 'CONSIDER ME AS PROPERTY' HAS REPORTEDLY PASSED A TEST THAT MEANS SHE CAN'T BE SENT BACK

A Saudi citizen who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia reportedly passed a UN refugee evaluation which means she can't be...

 
 
 
Myanmar counting on Asian visitors to boost tourism

MYANMAR COUNTING ON ASIAN VISITORS TO BOOST TOURISM

Myanmar's tourism sector has borne the brunt of the Rakhine refugee crisis, and growth in tourist arrivals went down to 1 percent in...

Guest Post: Natalie Holmes with Refugee Support

GUEST POST: NATALIE HOLMES WITH REFUGEE SUPPORT

Today, we'd like to present a guest post from Natalie Holmes, a former Context employee who we will be sponsoring as she makes the...

 
 
 
As Syria war winds down, refugees stay put despite hardships

AS SYRIA WAR WINDS DOWN, REFUGEES STAY PUT DESPITE HARDSHIPS

SIDON, Lebanon - Rozan Qarqour lives with her husband and six children in a tiny room in an unfinished building, where they share a...

Asian Caucus: End Deportations Of Southeast Asians Who Came To U.S. As Refugees

ASIAN CAUCUS: END DEPORTATIONS OF SOUTHEAST ASIANS WHO CAME TO U.S. AS REFUGEES

“It is troubling to see Southeast Asian American families being targeted at unprecedented levels."

 
 
 
Refugee children thrilled to see snow for the first time in Canada

REFUGEE CHILDREN THRILLED TO SEE SNOW FOR THE FIRST TIME IN CANADA

A video of two African children experiencing snow for the first time in Canada is melting hearts around the world.

Universal Robots snags 20 Rethink refugees after bot maker goes belly up

UNIVERSAL ROBOTS SNAGS 20 RETHINK REFUGEES AFTER BOT MAKER GOES BELLY UP

A mind is a terrible thing to waste, they say, and in the aftermath of Rethink Robotics shutting down last month there were plenty...

 
 
 
Immigration impacts gut health as team link microbiome changes to obesity

IMMIGRATION IMPACTS GUT HEALTH AS TEAM LINK MICROBIOME CHANGES TO OBESITY

Immigrants and refugees moving from Southeast Asia to the US demonstrate a âwesternisationâ of their gut microbiota, a study finds...

Here are 25 of the most innovative new projects using tech to help refugees and NGOs

HERE ARE 25 OF THE MOST INNOVATIVE NEW PROJECTS USING TECH TO HELP REFUGEES AND NGOS

From humble beginnings as a simple Facebook group I posted in September 2015, Techfugees has come a long way. It was conceived as a...