'People Are Being Killed Like Flies': Denied Asylum in the U.S., Cameroonians Fear Increasing Violence Back Home
Martin fled Cameroon when security forces imprisoned his father and started regularly raiding Anglophone villages. The U.S. government might send him back.
How Much Longer Can Venezuela's Neighboring Countries Handle the Refugee Crisis?
The number of Venezuelan refugees will reach 5.4 million by the end of 2019, according to projections from the United Nations.
What Will Happen If Trump Speeds Up the Asylum Process?
Officials say the new plan is built to address backlog issues. But advocates say it will result in fewer people getting asylum.
The Definition of 'Refugee' Is Out of Date. And It's Leaving People Behind.
The international idea of who counts as a refugee is over half a century old. But today the lines between "refugee," "migrant," and "illegal border crosser" have all begun to blur.
What Would Temporary Protected Status Mean for Venezuelans Who Have Fled to the U.S.?
Because the protection is only a temporary status and doesn't offer a path to citizenship, it puts recipients in a legal gray zone.
The Trump Administration Is Hiding How It Decides Asylum Cases, Advocates Say
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says everything is available online. How did such a major misunderstanding happen?
As ICE Deports More Cambodian Refugees, Some Find Hope in Pardons
The Trump administration has deported Cambodian refugees with criminal records at an unprecedented pace. Liberal governors are using pardons to fight back.
Inside the Crowdfunded Charity Helping Refugees by Topping Up Their Phones
A Facebook-based refugee charity can be borderless and international in a way that other charities can't.
Can Trump Honor a Holocaust Survivor While Rejecting Refugees?
In his State of the Union, President Donald Trump honored a survivor of both the Holocaust and the Tree of Life shooting. Now, a Jewish refugee advocate says Trump is sending mixed messages.
Viewfinder: Supporters of Immigrants Hold a Toy Drive Outside an ICE Facility
Envy Silva, whose family is originally from Guatemala, holds a holiday toy she received from immigration activists across the street from the Miramar Immigration and Customs Enforcement Facility in South Florida.
What Asylum Means for the U.S. and the Central American Migrants Who Want It
Anyone who enters the U.S. has a right to claim asylum, but the process isn't easy.
How Trump's Immigration Policies Are Provoking Insecurity at the U.S.-Mexico Border
The administration's mass deportations and refusal to take in escapees from disaster may be fueling organized crime in Tijuana and other border towns.
Several South American Countries Struggle With Influx of Urban Refugees
As a result of the Venezuelan crisis, refugees are flooding into cities and towns across the region, an example of a growing global trend.
Organizations React to the Trump Administration's Decision to Cut Refugee Resettlement to Historic Lows
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the U.S. will accept only 30,000 refugees in 2019.
Amid Violence, Brazil Decides Not to Close Its Border With Venezuela
After an unprecedented outbreak of violence in a border town that has become the main entry point for Venezuelan migrants, the Brazilian government on Monday ruled out closing the border.
The U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Over the Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya (in Photos)
The new sanctions are the toughest U.S. action so far in response to Myanmar's ongoing human rights abuses.
As Asylum Seekers Head to Canada, Concerns Among the Local Indigenous Population Grow
An influx of refugees into Manitoba has raised concern among indigenous Canadians about how limited governmental resources will be distributed between the groups.
Is the Trump Administration Hindering Asylum Seekers by Making It Harder to Tell Who Qualifies?
The administration hasn't been shy about changing the law, but more hidden changes have taken place too.