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#women #refugees: Urgent need for Protection

“Imagine living in a refugee camp where you are too scared to go the toilet, or being subjected to sexual harassment on a daily basis in your host community because of your gender or identity.” – Catherine Murphy, Acting Director of the Gender, Sexuality and Identity Programme at Amnesty International… 14 more words

Equal Rights & Social Change

Minnesota To Take In 2,500 Refugees Next Year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A division of the U.S. State Department recently told Minnesota officials that the state will be allowed to take in 2,505 refugees for resettlement during federal fiscal year 2017. 771 more words


Choosing Christ or Caesar: More Thoughts on the Refugee Crisis

Just over a week ago, I saw a video that broke my heart:  

A young Syrian boy sits in a hospital sobbing, his face pinched with fear.   672 more words


Bicske refugee camp to close at the end of December

Just a quick trip to the refugee camp in Bicske, a small town outside Budapest, before the camp closes at the end of December.  Bicske, which has been operating as a refugee facility for over two decades, is being shut down as part of a government-mandated wave of camp closures. 323 more words


Syrian exodus to Canada: One year later, a look at who the refugees are and where they went

Really good analysis and charts in the Globe regarding Syrian refugees (sample below):

Across the country, Syrians have arrived in new neighbourhoods and schools and, as with so many waves of immigrants before them, both the refugees and the communities that receive them will be changed by the experience.

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Eureka: What is exactly an immigrant? by Akli Hadid

Now that leaders around the world are talking about deporting illegal immigrants and restricting immigration, what exactly is an immigrant?

Roughly, there are seven types of foreign nationals that can reside in your country. 276 more words



SAA artillery has destroyed ISIS terrorists’ caches near Al Rastan – 20 km north of Homs. 14 more words