Refugees can't even furnish an apartment with the funds the US government provides, one agency leader told Insider.
Phil Mudd, a CNN counterterrorism expert, said House leaders should seize this "chance for bipartisanship" and kick both lawmakers off their committees.
"This is the time to save your life," a 32-year-old Afghan refugee said he thought to himself before climbing onto the military plane.
Haroon Zarify told Denver7 that amid the chaos at Kabul's airport, he didn't feel safe enough to tell the soldier he was from the US.
Erol Kekic told Insider his organization, World Church Service, expects to aid around 10,000 Special Immigrant Visa recipients from Afghanistan.
Fox host Tucker Carlson said there might be "millions" of Afghan refugees resettling in the US over the next decade.
Between 20,000 and 30,000 people were leaving the country on a weekly basis as of May, according to a UNHCR representative in Afghanistan.
Experts estimate 18,000 Afghans and 53,000 of their family members have applied and are waiting for US special immigration visas (SIVs).
Rep. Ruben Gallego urged the US to skip the paperwork and evacuate Afghans who assist Americans over the last 20 years.
A report from a Fox News correspondent cited an unnamed source saying 30,000 Afghans under Special Immigrant Visas could be relocated to the US soon.
There are close to 890,00 Rohingya refugees living in Cox's Bazar. The vaccination drive comes amid an uptick of COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh.
Narrated by Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, the video depicts how Refugee Olympic Team athletes are united by the choice "to keep our dreams alive."
Officials at US refugee agencies told Insider rebuilding the resettlement program will not be easy, but there are signs change is on the way.
A second fire swept through the Greece’s Moria refugee camp, destroying what was left after an earlier fire devastated the site. More than 12,000 people were living in the notoriously overcrowded camp, long seen as a symbol of Europe’s failed migrant policies. Authorities blocked access to nearby towns, leaving people […]
Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law and an official on his campaign, said during a Fox Business interview on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to open Germany’s doors to Middle Eastern refugees “led to the downfall of Germany.” Trump made the comments during a discussion of the president’s attempts […]
Rahaf al-Qunun, a Saudi teenager who ran away from her family and secured refugee status from the UN, has been granted asylum in Canada. Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau confirmed her status Friday, telling reporters it was determined by the country’s long-held commitment to “human rights and women’s rights around […]
Hassan Al-Kontar, a 37-year-old refugee from Syria, had been living in the transit area of Kuala Lumpur International Airport for about seven months and was stuck in diplomatic limbo. Al-Kontar vlogged often about the struggles of being trapped on his own with little access to the outside world. But on […]