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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reminds People That 'Christ's Family Were Refugees, Too'
Some critics on Twitter protested that Jesus was not a refugee after the representative-elect wished a merry Christmas to “refugee babies in mangers.”
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Greece To Move Refugees From Island Camp Following Reports Of Teen Suicide
The Moria camp on the island of Lesbos is way over capacity, forcing people to live in squalor.
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Evangelical Leaders Urge White House To Raise Refugee Admissions For 2019
Leaders from seven organizations are calling on the Trump administration to bring refugee admissions back to "historical norms."
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Trump's 'Culture' Comments About Immigrants Echo European White Nationalists'
The president continues to find allies in avowed racists.
Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters
Suu Kyi's Silence: Why Myanmar's Leader Is Ignoring The Rohingya Genocide
Aung San Suu Kyi once said: "It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it.”
Murad Sezer / Reuters
One Year Since Trump's First Travel Ban, Many Refugees Left With Only Hellish Options
They're thinking about risking their lives to reach Europe in a rubber dinghy. Or worse.
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Hungary's Leader Says Refugees Should Be Called 'Muslim Invaders'
With elections just over the horizon, Viktor Orban is ramping up his attacks on migration.
Ciro De Luca / Reuters
More Than 3,000 Migrants Have Died Crossing The Mediterranean This Year
The number of migrant crossings is decreasing, but the fatality rate is rising.
U.S. Steps Up Response To Rohingya Crisis
The U.S. is pledging aid to the “staggering” humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh while calling for an investigation of the reported atrocities.
Stefano Rellandini / Reuters
Bodies Of 26 Female Teenage Migrants Found In The Mediterranean
They may have been destined for prostitution.
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Number Of Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Violence In Myanmar Surges To 270,000 In Just 2 Weeks
“The numbers are so alarming - it really means that we have to step up our response and that the situation in Myanmar has to be addressed urgently.”
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Ai Weiwei: 'Nationality And Borders Are Barriers To Our Intelligence And Imagination'
The WorldPost sat down with Ai to discuss his new documentary about the refugee crisis.
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18,000 Rohingya Muslims, Many Sick Or Injured, Flee Violence In Myanmar
“They are in a very, very desperate condition."
'Sesame Street' Focuses On Refugees
'Sesame Street' is creating content tailored to refugee children.
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Trump Seems To Think Granting Refugees Asylum Will Make Him Look 'Awfully Bad'
During a phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, President Donald Trump disparaged refugees and even said that going back on his word to keep them out of the United States would make him look "awfully bad."
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Baby Justin Trudeau Met His Namesake And It Was Beyond Adorable
The prime minister was at the Calgary Stampede and there was a cowboy hat involved.
This Trendy Cafe Trains Refugees To Become Cooks
Refugees often get stuck in low-paying, menial jobs. This restaurant wants to change that.
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Climate Change Could Threaten Up To 2 Billion Refugees By 2100
Alexander C. Kaufman
"It's coming at us faster than we thought."
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ARTS & CULTURE
Child Refugees Document Horror Of Fleeing Their Homes Through Powerful Art
The youngsters are using their creativity to share their stories and speak for themselves.
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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns
As the number of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe soars, aid groups have come under fierce criticism from European politicians and officials.
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How Architecture Is Helping Refugees Find Jobs In Sweden
Architectural Digest Magazine
If the experiment is deemed a success, the structure can easily be taken apart and reconfigured elsewhere in the country or region.
Nikki Haley’s Hypocrisy
On a trip to the middle east, U.S. Ambassador the U.N. Nikki Haley told Syrian refugees that the United States will do all it can to help them. But by refusing to take in refugees and with deep budget cuts on the way, that’s just not true.
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