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80 Years Apart, Two Child Refugees Have Strikingly Similar Stories

"I am one of the lucky ones."<p>"Never again" invoked the international community's collective shame and regret for turning Jews away as they fled the …

Syrian refugees find home in Trump country. And now their neighbours say he’s going too far | The Star

OMAHA, NEB.—The rice and chicken were steaming on the stove. The twins chased each other around the apartment and the 2-year-old watched Mickey Mouse …

Filthy, cramped and no running water: Video reveals inhumane conditions inside Greek refugee camp

Four men died in one week in the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos.<p>Video footage taken on the mobile phones of refugees inside the Moria …

Artist Captures Striking Portraits Of Refugee Children Trump Would Turn Away

Children make up more than half of the world’s refugee population.<p>President Donald Trump has painted refugees as “bad dudes” with “bad intentions.” In reality, they are largely women, children and families fleeing desperate situations in their home countries.<p>A new exhibit, titled “Refuge,” brings …

How Trump’s Executive Order Left Somali Refugees Stranded in Kenyan Camps on the Brink of Closure

World<p>After decades scraping by in dusty refugee camps in Kenya, Muhumed Mohamed Abdi was finally on his way out. He had fled the fighting that …

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Moving UNICEF Ad Shows How History Is Repeating Itself For Refugees

"I am alive. I am one of the lucky ones."<p>More than 70 years may separate the refugee crises of Syria and World War II.<p>But a powerful new UNICEF ad highlights how they tragically have more in common than many people may initially think.<p>The film, released Friday, shows 12-year-old Ahmed and …

This Food Startup Staffed By Refugees Doubled Its Sales After The Travel Ban

Eat Offbeat features chefs from around the world cooking hard-to-find dishes. Apparently, a lot of people are hungry.<p>After Trump issued his executive order blocking refugees from entering the U.S. (along with travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries), orders started pouring in at Eat Offbeat, …

With Travel Ban Blocked, Syrian Refugees Arrive In New York To Start A New Life

Members of a Syrian refugee family who arrived at New York's JFK Airport on Monday were excited to be headed for a new home in Syracuse, and to give their children a good future in the U.S.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>For the moment, the president's travel ban for refugees and people from seven …

The refugees are here, whether you like it or not

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>Ishaan Tharoor<p>Reporter covering foreign affairs, geopolitics and history<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView …

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Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

A growing number of asylum seekers are braving freezing cold temperatures to walk into Canada from the US, driven by fears of what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for refugees, advocates say.<p>Last week, amid the chaos and uncertainty triggered by Trump’s travel ban, one agency dedicated to …