The first Refugee Olympic Team, which consisted of 10 athletes, competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Over 500 Iraqis that have been accepted as refugees have already been implicated in the alleged fraud.
"In case we're still not in the new camps in Lesbos, we have contingency planning to ensure that we will never again see these pictures we've seen in the temporary camp in Mavrovouni," said Greece's migration minister.
The Biden administration should immediately review whether there is any legitimate basis for continuing to detain Omar Ameen, a resettled Iraqi refugee in the U.S., who has roots and a family with four children in Sacramento, or to continue to push for his deportation.
Lewisville has become home to thousands of refugees from Chin state, acting as a safe haven and a hive of activism for those opposed to the military junta again running Myanmar.
It is important that President Joe Biden implement a refugee cap of 125,000 next year—double the current ceiling—to save lives and change even more futures for the better.
The U.S.-Canada border policy amid the pandemic has forced hundreds of asylum-seekers back into U.S. custody to potentially face deportation, the lawsuit says.
Kenya's announcement to close the camps came after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta met with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to discuss the management of refugees within the camps.
The cases still exist in the Migrant Protection Protocols program, although President Joe Biden announced he would dismantle MPP on his first day in office.
"Biden promised to welcome immigrants, and people voted for him based on that promise," Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Violations of religious freedom against Turkey's Christians are increasingly rampant.
The El Chaparral migrant tent city in Tijuana is less than half a mile from the U.S. border. It hosts more than 2,000 migrants who are trying to enter the United States legally through the asylum process. About 500 are children.
"And this has caused Central American migrants, and also from our country, wanting to cross the border thinking that it is easier to do so," Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday.
Generous resettlement provisions save lives in the short run.
I have been technically stateless for my whole life. From the age of 10 or 11, I felt this intense need for a passport. I wanted freedom, identity and a sense of belonging to a country.
The challenge of educating during a national crisis has long plagued contexts of war and displacement.
"Not much has been left standing," MSF Head of Mission in Greece Stephan Oberreit told Newsweek.
The woman was being airlifted from Lampedusa to a hospital in Sicily only an hour away, but gave birth while airborne.
"Given that [Pham's] already worked for ICE within this administration, and this administration has aggressively ramped up targeting of Southeast Asian refugee communities, we don't feel optimistic that there will be a change in how ICE is run," Phi Nguyen said.
Trump's speech at the White House naturalization ceremony made it sound like his administration should doing its utmost to welcome refugees to America. But no president has ever curtailed refugee admissions like Trump.
Around 1 percent of the world's population is forcibly displaced so what impact did the photo of Alan Kurdi that "shook the world" really have?
"Right now, everyone in Lebanon is afraid of shortages," said UNRWA spokesperson Huda Samra.