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.
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."
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.
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.
Conservatives Are Blaming Refugee Screening for Alleged Bomb Plot
“Canada’s refugee screening process needs to be seriously examined,” said Conservative leader Andrew Scheer.
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.
Why Fashion Can be Vital for Refugees
"I think that if you're badly dressed, everyone sees you as just another refugee."
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.'
Obama Finally Spoke Out Against Trump's Family Separations, Sort Of
"All of us were strangers once, too," the former president wrote on Facebook.
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.
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.
Seven Years of Syria
VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.