Antonella Regueiro

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Terrorism and Immigration: A Risk Analysis

Alex NowrastehTerrorism is a hazard to human life and material prosperity that should be addressed in a sensible manner whereby the benefits of …

Immigration

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

<b>Tripoli, Libya (CNN)</b> -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.<p>Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings.<p>One of the unidentified men being sold in the …

Africa

A Syrian Refugee Story

By Alex Altman / Dallas | Video By Michael Kirby Smith<p>Faez al Sharaa was sure he was going to die.<p>He was walking to work in his hometown of Daraa, …

The Anniversary of the EU-Turkey Agreement

Middle East

EU-Turkey Refugee Agreement: Too Big to Fail - The SETA Foundation at Washington D.C.

<b>Projects funded under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey</b><p><b>Projects funded</b><p><b>Project Scope</b><p><b>Amount Committed (in €)</b><p><b>Amount Disbursed</b><p><b>(in €)</b><p>Danish Refugee …

World Food Program

Syrian Refugees Not Welcome in Eastern Europe

In nine out of 15 Eastern European countries and areas Gallup surveyed in 2016, 50% or more of the population believed their country should not …

European opinions of the refugee crisis in 5 charts

The United Nations is hosting a summit on Sept. 19 to address the issue of refugees and migrants. Learn about European views of refugees through five …

North Africa

Refugees: Risks and Challenges Worldwide

The term "refugee," like the people it describes, can cover a lot of ground. Politicians, aid workers, academics, and the press often approach the …

Human Rights

Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in seven charts

<b>More than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as countries struggled to cope with the influx, and creating division in the EU over how best to deal with resettling people.</b><p>The vast majority arrived by sea but some migrants have made their way over land, …

North Africa

Europe has failed to integrate its refugees – but one tiny Greek island succeeded

Recent migration waves have left refugees and asylum seekers struggling to survive. On Tilos, 50 refugees have been not only integrated but enabled<p>‘Sorry, please one cigarette, my friend.” The man is young: early 20s at the most, Syrian I think. He and many others from across the Middle East and …

NGOs

The €8,000 ticket: the migrants crossing the Mediterranean by yacht

Wealthier migrants and refugees – doctors, lawyers, professors – can pay for a level of safety and comfort that others can’t afford<p>Only the wealthiest migrants and refugees could afford to pay for a voyage on the 10-metre yacht that sailed under a Ukrainian flag.<p>Today that sailboat is under police …

Sailing

More than a million of Europe's asylum seekers left in limbo

Of 2.2 million who sought asylum during crisis, more than half were still waiting for decision up to two years later, analysts say<p>More than 1.1 million people who sought asylum in Europe during the continent’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war were still waiting up to two years …

Asylum Seekers

US refugee ban ends, but 'enhanced vetting' implemented

The United States will temporarily delay processing for refugees from 11 "high-risk" nations, the White House has announced, as a 120-day ban on refugees entering the country came to an end.<p>US President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Tuesday that directs government agencies to resume …

Immigration

Prison Island

You wouldn't expect a 19-year-old to write 'we are ready to die' when filling out a form.<p>That’s exactly what happened in August 2017, when Maryam, a young Iranian refugee, put pen to paper on Nauru island, where the Australian government runs an offshore processing camp for asylum seekers. People …

Google Play

Burying the dead in Syria's Yarmouk camp

Yarmouk camp remains open to the dead and closed to the living.<p>This is the ironic reality in the southern Damascus camp for Palestinian refugees, which has been under partial or total siege since late 2012, barring most residents from exit and re-entry.<p>Yarmouk has all but emptied since then, with …

Middle East

Central America's refugee crisis fuels anti-Hispanic backlash in neighborly Belize

A pair of young farmhands wait for a ride at an idle junction under a coconut palm on a blistering day in south Belize. A short drive east is a fishing village of Garifunas – mixed-race descendants of African slaves and indigenous Arawaks – while along the highway to the west are clusters of Mayan …

Immigration

The Hidden Refugee Crisis in the Western Hemisphere

While much attention is rightly focused on Syria and the Middle East, there are a growing number of refugees in the Western Hemisphere.<p>The largest …

Council on Foreign Relations

Europe’s refugee crisis is making headlines, but Latin America’s is just as alarming

The global migration debate is sharpening. There is widespread alarm over the explosion of refugees – which reached 21.3 million people in 2016 – …

South America

Syrian Immigrants in the United States

Download the PDF here.<p>Introduction<p>Syrian immigrants and refugees have frequently been in the news over the past year, and not always in a positive …

Immigration

Refugee crisis: Three stories from Syrians who have made a new life in the West

<b>Hofaiza Adl Al Mnin, Sweden</b><p>Hozaifa Adl Al Mnin could finally relax this week for the first time since he swam from Turkey to the Greek island of …

The power of a Syrian success story

When Shahm Maskoun arrived in France four years ago, he had nothing and spoke no French. “It was like Chinese for me,” recalls this neat, impeccably …

Refugee Admittance to U.S. Down 87 Percent

<b>'The Worst Kind of Racial Demagoguery': Tucker Takes on Dem Strategist Over Controversial Ad</b><p>Refugee admittance dropped drastically under the Trump administration.<p>Admission is down 87 percent in the first month of fiscal year 2018. The number dropped from 9945 refugees last fiscal year to 1242 this …

Immigration

Refugee centers in Germany suffer near daily attacks

Far-right attacks on refugee homes in Germany still happen nearly every day, statistics show. Though the total number of attacks is down, there are …

Giles Duley: The photographer finding hope in the darkest moments of the refugee crisis

From a hospital bed in Birmingham where he was convalescing after losing three limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan, photographer Giles Duley watched …

Slaves on our Streets: Migrants taking deadly boat crossings to Europe after fleeing forced labour in Libya

“Sometimes they would just come and take you, make you do your work and then go. If you asked for money, you were looking for your death.”<p>Bright, a …

Refugees in Greece feel like 'prisoners and hostages'

Recent weeks have seen a sharp surge in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Greek islands.<p>When Arash Hampay set out from his native Iran, he envisioned Europe as a safe haven from the torture and interrogations he had endured in his homeland.<p>Before leaving Tehran, Hampay, a 32-year-old …

Thousands flee violence in central Africa

Clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sent a wave of refugees into neighbouring Zambia.<p>Thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, including many children, have been forced to flee to neighbouring Zambia amid violence in their home country.<p>"People are dying; their hands …

Africa