Study ties Facebook engagement to attacks on refugees

Study ties Facebook engagement to attacks on refugees

A study of circumstances and demographics attendant on attacks against refugees and immigrants in Germany has shown that Facebook use appears to be deeply linked with the frequency of violent acts. Far from being mere…

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Trump Admin to give $2.5M to assist with Venezuelan refugees stranded across border

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will provide $2.5 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees who have fled into Colombian border towns fleeing poverty and oppression. The extra money, provided through the U.S. Agency for…

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A German food bank has stopped accepting new migrant clients, citing displacement of locals in need

A German food bank has stopped accepting new migrant clients, citing displacement of locals in need

A German food bank said Thursday it would temporarily stop accepting new non-German clients, citing a huge influx of migrants that was displacing locals in need. “We want the German granny to be able to…

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The United States lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

The United States lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 “high-risk” countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past. Applicants…

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Hungary plans 'Stop Soros' laws amid cover up of hike in refugee arrivals

Hungary plans ‘Stop Soros’ laws amid cover up of hike in refugee arrivals

Hungary published details Thursday of tough anti-immigration laws named after “public enemy” George Soros amid a row over claims Budapest covered up a hike in refugee arrivals. Hungarian-born US billionaire Soros has been called “a…

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Tax Cut Bill Provision to Stop Cash Payments to Illegal Immigrants

Trump Admin’s ‘Enhanced Vetting’ Is Having A Large Impact On Refugee Admissions

President Donald Trump has radically changed the U.S. refugee program, as a lower admissions cap and tighter vetting procedures have led to a sharp decline in both the number of people admitted and the share…

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Over 589,000 Rohingyas Have Fled to Bangladesh Since August 25

Over 589,000 Rohingyas Have Fled to Bangladesh Since August 25

A spokesman for the United Nations refugee agency says some 589,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since August 25. At a news conference Friday, Farhan Haq told reporters that just over half of…

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Revolt! U.S. city of St. Cloud, Minnesota is 'ground zero' in refugee battle

Revolt! U.S. city of St. Cloud, Minnesota is ‘ground zero’ in refugee battle

Most Somali refugees start out here, at the United Nations Daadab refugee camp on the Kenya-Somalia border. Between 5.000 and 11,000 per year are sent to the United States, along with thousands of others from…

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President Trump halves Barack Obama’s refugee policy

President Trump, in just eight months in office, has succeeded in upending U.S. refugee policy, cutting by more than half the 110,000-refugee target that the Obama administration had bequeathed him and dramatically shifting the demographics…

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From Dishwasher to Multi-Millionaire, Ethiopian Refugee Achieves The American Dream

From Dishwasher to Multi-Millionaire, Ethiopian Refugee Achieves The American Dream

When Tashitaa Tufaa first arrived in Minneapolis from Ethiopia in 1992, he remembers craning his head skyward in disbelief. Looking up at the tallest skyscraper he had ever seen, he began counting the stories until…

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Despite bankruptcy, Toys R Us plans to hire 40 thousand seasonal workers

Saudis call on Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in peace

A top Saudi relief official called Thursday for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in peace. Dr. Abdullah al-Rabeeah, former health minister and now leading the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and…

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