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Human Cages in Malaysian Jungle

This article reports that human cages, where migrants were detained by smugglers, and mass graves were discovered in the jungles on the Thai-Malaysia border. This discovery highlights the desperation of those migrants from Southeast Asia as they flee persecution at home, and reinforces the belief that open borders save lives.

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News You Really Need To See: "The Children From Nowhere"

“The Children From Nowhere”

Rolling Stone, May 22, 2015

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-children-from-nowhere-20150522

“As the Syrian refugee crisis worsens, more and more children are being born without proper identification, laying the foundation for an ongoing humanitarian crisis that could last decades. 278 more words

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Pray for Abdi

Thursday… Today we had the opportunity to work at a really cool ministry. A friend of Kristi’s named Rob led us to the Refugee camp where he volunteers. 370 more words

Berlin Missions Trip

Your Beauty is Worth Nothing

I went to Salisbury to see this film which was showing as part of the Salisbury International Festival.  The story of a boy with a Kurdish father and a Turkish mother living in Vienna brought home the pain of trying to survive in a country where the culture is so different.  281 more words

Identity

EU countries to take in 40,000 asylum seekers in migration quota proposal

European Union countries are to take in 40,000 asylum seekers who flee to Italy and Greece, under proposals from the EU executive in Brussels. It is seen as the first step in a plan to introduce new immigration quotas across the union. 65 more words

Lessons and Concerns: The Differences Between the Response to Unaccompanied Child Migrants in 2014 and 2015

During the summer of 2014, the United States saw an unprecedented number of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the U.S./Mexico border without their parents. U.S Customs and Border Protection reports a… 1,031 more words

Politics & Policy

The fight for life

Imagine yourself huddled below deck on a dilapidated fishing vessel, packed tight with thousands of other scared, desperate people, begging the rancid air around you for a little more oxygen. 576 more words

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