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Australia says last child refugees to leave Nauru camp

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia announced on Sunday that the last child refugees held on the Pacific atoll of Nauru will soon be sent to the United States, ending the banishment of children under the government’s harsh asylum-seeker [...]

96 Days Later, Nonstop Church Service to Protect Refugees Finally Ends

It was one of the longest religious ceremonies ever recorded, lasting for more than three months and involving nearly 1,000 pastors and priests. But on Wednesday afternoon, a Dutch church’s nonstop 96-day vigil finally came to an [...]

Book says Trump adviser spoke dismissively about refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) – The author of a new tell-all book about the White House under President Donald Trump says one of Trump’s top policy advisers spoke dismissively about refugees. Stephen Miller, who has pushed Trump to adopt strict policies [...]

The Latest: California governor pardons 5 Cambodian refugees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on clemency actions by California Gov. Jerry Brown (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned five refugees from Cambodia and another immigrant from Honduras who faced the [...]

Mexico appears willing but unready to hold US refugees

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – Mexico’s willingness to accept U.S. asylum seekers while their applications are processed appears to be yet another sign of the blooming honeymoon between leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and President [...]

As Rich Nations Close the Door on Refugees, Uganda Welcomes Them

ARUA, Uganda — President Trump is vowing to send the military to stop migrants trudging from Central America. Europe’s leaders are paying African nations to block migrants from crossing the Mediterranean — and detaining the ones [...]

More on the effects of Autralia’s shameful treatment of refugees

More on the effects of Autralia's shameful treatment of refugees OP: I'm putting even the title of the article under the cut because of the trigger warnings. Nauru refugees: The island where children have given up on life Two-year-old [...]

U.S. to End Funding to U.N. Agency That Helps Palestinian Refugees

WASHINGTON — The United States government has decided to stop all funding it gives to a United Nations agency that provides assistance to millions of Palestinian refugees, ending a decades-long policy of supporting it, according to [...]

Lebanon Dispatch: Lebanese Town Flooded by Refugees Hopes for Return to Normal

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Residents of Arsal, which had four times as many Syrians as local residents, hope the winding down of the Syrian war will allow refugees to return. Source: NYT > World

Doors for Refugees Close as Displaced Population Soars, U.N. Says

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A refugee agency’s annual report shows no letup in the number of people who fled their homes in 2017. Source: NYT > World