The Trump administration is upending America's commitment to refugees. Such policies go to the heart of the nation's identity, what it represents and how it should live out its founding creed.
"These will not be legal tender in our household," said King's College London Prof. Jonathan Grant about the Brexit coin.
Arizona Republican State Representative Jay Lawrence told an audience at a political event that he did not believe in allowing refugees to settle in Arizona, despite voting for a pro-refugee resolution last year. "I just think it's best for the state of Arizona," Lawrence said.
"I think the message is that they don't like unaccompanied child refugees joining their families in Britain," said Alf Dubs, a Labour member of the Lords who fought for the child refugee protections in 2016.
"We don't see how converting the centers into prisons represents a solution," said MSF spokesperson Tommaso Santo.
October 2019 was the first month in 30 years that the U.S. failed to allow even one refugee to resettle, according to World Relief.
Democrats are calling for an immediate briefing on the potentially "crippling long-term consequences" of the Trump administration's slashing of refugee admissions.
Refugees began arriving in the U.S. after a month-long hiatus during which the Trump administration cut the number of refugees admitted into the country to its lowest level in years.
An Ontario priest was sentenced to two years in a minimal security prison for gambling the money of parishioners that was meant for Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
The Trump Administration is trying to destroy an American tradition of serving as a sanctuary for the threatened and persecuted that stretches back to the Pilgrims. I can't stand by.
"At a certain point, Turkey reached its limit," Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, regarding the influx of refugees from Syria into Turkey as a result of a brutal civil war raging in the country.
"This nightmare must end!" said Médecins Sans Frontières, calling for children and other vulnerable residents to be transferred out of the camp.
Turkey wants to clear Kurdish armed forces away from its southern border in "Operation Peace Spring."
The U.S. allowed just 4,900 Muslim refugees into the country in fiscal year 2019.
"We are calling...for the emergency relocation of the most vulnerable," Médecins Sans Frontières Head Of Mission in Greece Tommaso Santo said.
"I can see this having a large impact on the economy because refugees contribute in many ways and in many meaningful ways," said Steve Hubbard, a data scientist at New American Economy.
"This decision represents further damage to America's leadership on protecting the most vulnerable people around the world," said David Miliband, the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee.
While Kurdish-Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani said the appointments represented a "great achievement," they do not erase the pain of having "lost six years of my life."
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship picked up the Cubans in a broken raft as they were trying to reach Florida.
"It reflects such a tale of cruelty and woe," said Refugees International President Eric Schwartz.
As Elie Wiesel said, "Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future."
"In my wildest dreams, I did not think I would be meeting him the next day," Mevan Babakar told Newsweek.
According to a new Gallup poll, 57 percent of Americans approve of taking in Central American refugees.
"Refugees who do come to the U.S. have got a big productive contribution to make," said International Rescue Committee President and CEO David Miliband.
"He has cut off his head. He has gone crazy," a young passenger who was on the vessel at the time of the attack told a Red Cross volunteer upon their rescue. The suspect was named as Oumar Diallo.
Kushner said, "the door is always open for the Palestinian leadership."
Matteo Salvini, the far-right interior minister of Italy, said the migrants and refugees aboard the Sea-Watch 3 ship should go to The Netherlands and Germany instead.
Myself and nine others of the crew of the Iuventa are being prosecuted by the Italian government for rescuing drowning men, women and children. There are hundreds like us.