Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: refugees

The plight of refugees and migrant workers under COVID

Under the shadow of COVID-19 those living on the margins of society have been further isolated.

From Syria to U.S.-Mexico border, refugees worldwide face hunger & deprivation...

After weeks of warnings, COVID-19 cases are emerging in refugee camps, where social distancing is often impossible and healthcare extremely limited.

The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”

Right-wing politicians fear “invasion” of Europe & US by migrants and...

Governments like the U.S. are not changing harmful foreign policies that are driving conflict and persecution.

Migrants will pay the price of Mexico’s tariff deal with Trump

More migrants, less money, extreme violence and a recalcitrant, unpredictable northern neighbor – these are the ingredients of a refugee crisis, not a diplomatic victory.

Data defies Trump’s claims that refugees and asylees burden taxpayers

What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?

Libya’s incoming strongman Haftar will send the oil out to Europe...

The West and the Gulf Arabs have condemned Libya to the strongman.

US and Hungary only two nations to vote no on helping...

"While the vote does not represent a formal withdrawal from the Compact, it does send a signal that the wealthiest country the world intends to abdicate global leadership in working towards the Compact's objectives."

Federal judge blocks Trump’s ‘asylum ban,’ saying President can’t rewrite immigration...

A federal judge in California has temporarily halted Trump’s asylum ban, which attempted to deny asylum to anyone entering the country from outside of a legal port of entry.

Scare-mongering is the only thing Trump and Republicans have got

The solution to the refugee crisis is generous aid to struggling Central American countries, not a Pentagon mobilization.

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2 Denver police officers suspended for use of force during George Floyd protests

“Once I dispersed the fogger, the female immediately put her window up and put her head down to read her phone. I realized that I made a mistake and walked away from the female and her car.”

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk of water-system failures

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

New lawsuit challenges ‘fast-track’ permits used for oil and gas pipelines nationwide

For nearly a decade, pipeline companies have relied on the contested Nationwide Permit 12 when their projects cross waterbodies in the U.S.