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The U.S. and other countries have failed to properly screen Haitians found at sea to determine if they have “a credible fear” of violence and persecution, the U.N.'s refugee agency said Friday. Less than four weeks into the year, more than...
Airport hotels are this era's Ellis Island, providing respite to refugees who have traveled thousands of miles and often survived horrific circumstances. New immigrants are greeted not by the Statue of Liberty but by the glow of fast-food restaurants...
Catherine O'Neill, a social worker turned political activist and advocate for refugee women who co-founded the watchdog group now called the Women's Refugee Commission, died of cancer Wednesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 70. Her death...
With Newport-Mesans in the Olympics, contentious City Council elections and those Mitt and Barack guys grabbing headlines, it was a busy year for news — and the arts proved to be no exception. We could try to order this into a conventional "top 10...
The United Nations and its partners are seeking donations of more than $1.5 billion to aid Syrians inside and outside the battered country over the next six months as the chill of winter descends, the biggest appeal it has ever launched for such a crisis....
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan has decided against evicting Afghan refugees for at least six more months, avoiding a potential exodus into Afghanistan that could have destabilized Islamabad's war-torn neighbor at a time when Kabul is bracing for the...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Rape is one of the primary reasons that Syrian refugees say they fled their country, “a significant and disturbing feature” of the war raging between rebels and Syrian...
Tags: Human Interest, Abusive Behavior, Rape, Hosni Mubarak, Politics
BEIRUT — More than half a million Syrian refugees are seeking international aid, and the numbers are climbing by more than 3,000 a day as violence continues to rage in Syria, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. The onset of winter-like...
Tags: Politics, United Nations, North Africa
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Glendale won a $5,000 grant from a Minnesota-based organization to help secure food, clothing and a home for local refugees and others in need as they work with the Atwater Village-based Interfaith Refugee & Immigration...
Now that a consensus is forming that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s days are numbered, diplomats and Middle East experts say a troubling picture is emerging of the perils expected to confront the war-racked nation after he’s gone....
PARWAN-A-DUH CAMP, Afghanistan — Winter is descending on the Shakur clan. In the pale gray twilight of late autumn, a sharp wind slaps at the scraps of plastic that Abdel Shakur, the clan patriarch, has installed on his mud hut walls in a futile...
There is a lot of talk today about somehow negotiating a peace treaty in Israel, something that will last and put an end to the cycle of violence. I'd love to see that. We'd all love to see that. I just have my doubts, and it goes back to things I...
Tags: Judaism, Miami Beach, Religion and Belief, Politics, Israel
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