refugees

climate change

Framing Climate Change as a 'National Security Threat' Is Dangerous

Understanding climate change as a national security threat putting “military readiness” at risk postures refugees as a threat and the U.S. military as threatened.
Caroline Haskins
5.17.19
refugees

The Objects That Remind Refugees of Home

"I was afraid of also losing my culture, but something as small as a rug has helped me to hang on to a part of it.​"
Sona Boker
5.3.19
war

The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up

After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.
Sona Boker
4.15.19
migration

How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
Cosimo Bizzarri
4.8.19
News

Conservatives Are Blaming Refugee Screening for Alleged Bomb Plot

“Canada’s refugee screening process needs to be seriously examined,” said Conservative leader Andrew Scheer.
Tamara Khandaker
1.25.19
The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the Teenage Girl Who Led Thousands in Protest Against Sweden’s Deportation of Afghan Refugees

The deportations haven’t stopped, but 18-year-old Fatemeh Khavari made Sweden pay attention to their struggle.
Fatemeh Khavari
11.1.18
Photography

Why Fashion Can be Vital for Refugees

"I think that if you're badly dressed, everyone sees you as just another refugee."
Anna Topaloff
8.7.18
short film

This New Short Film Shows Life in Isolation for Imprisoned Refugees

If there's one thing you watch today, make it Bassam Tariq's heart-wrenching, four-minute 'Wa'ad.'
Emerson Rosenthal
7.12.18
politics

Obama Finally Spoke Out Against Trump's Family Separations, Sort Of

"All of us were strangers once, too," the former president wrote on Facebook.
Harry Cheadle
6.20.18
immigration

Trump Has Quietly Cut Legal Aid for Migrant Kids Separated from Parents

A program that provides help to unaccompanied minors was slashed just as the government has instituted policies that split kids from parents.
Meredith Hoffman
5.31.18
LGBTQ

The Search for Syria’s First Queer Beauty Pageant Winner

We spoke to the director of ‘Mr. Gay Syria’ about representation and the need for refugee stories with human faces.
Frederick Blichert
5.10.18
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.17.18
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