First Rohingya Refugees Arrive at Isolated Bangladesh Island

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday sent the first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process. The 1,642 refugees boarded seven Bangladeshi naval vessel...

New Fire Breaks Out in Crowded Refugee Camp on Greek Island

ATHENS, Greece — Fire struck again Wednesday night in Greece's notoriously overcrowded refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, a day after a blaze swept through it and left thousands in need of emergency shelter. The fires caused no injuries, but they renewed cr...
Photo of Tareke Tesfameachel, a refugee from Eritrea who was resettled in the United States in 2012

Pandemic Complicates Counting of Refugees in Census

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The care packages, left outside closed apartment doors to curb the coronavirus, offer newly arrived refugee families a few items to ease their transition to life in the United States — canned ...
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Turkish Patriotism on Display Amid Syria Operation

AKCAKALE, Turkey — National soccer team players give military salutes during international matches, Turkish flags flutter from balconies and storefronts, songs extolling the glory days of the Ottoman Empire blare from a border town's loudspeakers, punctuated b...
Photo of the Mexico border wall

Friedman: High Wall With Big Gate for Immigration

The immigration debate we're having in the United States doesn't begin to acknowledge global realities, writes New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman in his Nov. 27 piece. "There are now more climate refugees, economic migrants searching for work and p...