Tag: REFUGEES

Westbury school district to allow access to undocumented students

It’s a federal law to provide education to all students in the U.S. regardless of their immigration status, although in the last couple of...

Pope Francis’ visit to the border, a call for unity and...

A “human tragedy.” This is how Pope Francis described the migration of thousands of Central American and Mexican children, mothers, and entire families, who...

Networks of compassion to help refugees fulfill their dreams

Every five seconds a person is forced to leave their home in order to escape war, persecution or natural disasters. Organizations from all over...

The U.S. needs better policies to help Central American refugees

The United States government needs to better address the root causes that makes millions of Central American families cross the southern border to the...

President Obama to use UN to help process refugees from Central...

The Obama administration has authorized the creation of a new refugee screening program for Central Americans fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras....

Most attacks in the U.S. are by U.S.-born or naturalized citizens

Since 9/11, most attacks in the country were by U.S.-born citizens or naturalized citizens, and none were refugees, according to a story published today...

Post-war conditions in Central America are the reasons why child refugees...

The root cause of the migration of Central American child refugees lies in the post-war conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. This is...

National Welcoming Week celebrated during historic moment for Europe and US...

As Europe and the U.S. debate migration, communities small and large, rural and urban, are moving full steam ahead to welcome immigrants and expand...

European Union leaders fail to alleviate refugee crisis

At his Sunday address at the Vatican, Pope Francis called for each Catholic parish in Europe to take in one family fleeing the conflict...

Video Illustrates the Loss of Humanity in the Current Syrian Refugee...

A three minute video on the death of a little boy fleeing the violence in Syria reminds us that while politicians dither over refugee...

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