The government has slashed the period refugees can be sheltered in temporary accommodation from six months to 30 days.
“If there is a positive case, it will trigger panic, and this panic will spread to the local population.”
The move will effectively bring the U.S. immigration system grinding to a halt.
"Sending them back out to sea is just throwing them into a killing field."
Residents of the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos are living in fear under lockdown and a spate of vicious knife attacks.
They’re also going after journalists: One German photographer fled after being beaten by a mob who threw his cameras into the sea.
Hundreds of desperate migrants are living in makeshift settlements near the Venezuelan border.
Considering tens of millions of people in poorer countries could be displaced by climate change in just a few decades, this is a landmark decision.
The pause in resettlements may be due to President Trump not having signed off on the refugee ceiling for the new fiscal year.
The community lives with the prospect of losing their homes forever, not just to political oppression but also the severe effects of climate change.
Wealthy countries are making it harder and harder for the world's most desperate people to seek refuge.
The group, collectively known as Snowden’s Guardian Angels, fears for their safety as protests erupt across the city.