A new analysis on the number of foreign refugees expected to be admitted to the US in the fiscal year 2018 indicates that the Trump administration is set to admit fewest refugees in the country since 1980.
A Myanmar minister will tour camps for Rohingya Muslim refugees in neighboring Bangladesh, the first such visit since a crackdown by Myanmar's military drove thousands of the persecuted Muslim minority over the border.
Mexican authorities have effectively stopped hundreds of Central American refugees moving through Mexico toward the United States in a prearranged ‘caravan,’ which has angered US President Donald Trump.
Eighty five percent of Syrian refugee children in Jordan are living below the poverty line and a staggering 94 percent of those under five in ‘multidimensional’ poverty, meaning that they are deprived of some of the most basic needs such as education, health or protection, an assessment by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed.
The leaders of 21 humanitarian aid groups wrote to the Trump administration on Wednesday to object “in the strongest terms” to a decision to withhold $65 million in planned U.S. contributions to the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugees.
The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that they are being forced to return, Bangladesh said Monday.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says at least eight people lost their lives and 20 others went missing after a refugee boat collided with a Tunisian ship off the coast of the North African country.