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
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 Italian 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
Incoming Congress

To Swear In, Ilhan Omar Lands in Airport Where She First Arrived as a Refugee

Incoming Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar flew into the DC airport on her way to take her oath of office first Somali-American refugee elected to Congress.
Marie Solis
1.3.19
The Power and Privilege Issue

How a Young Cameroonian Sparked a Revolt Against Migrant Exploitation in Italy

At 26, Yvan Sagnet organized the “Nardò uprising,” a two-month strike held by migrant workers which led to the trial of 12 people for slavery and the first anti-gang-master law in the country.
Leonardo Bianchi
11.1.18
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
charity

Next Week, We’re Streaming 72 Hours to Raise Money for The Florence Project

The group provides free and legal social services to detained adults and unaccompanied children facing immigration removal. Let's help them.
Patrick Klepek
10.12.18
Photography

Why Fashion Can Be Vital for Some 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
Power

The Teen Refugees Starting Their Own Zine From a Squat in Greece

The Plaza Girls describe themselves as "anti-fascist and anti-patriarchy."
Jessica Bateman
6.27.18
Power

A Somali-American Muslim Explains How the Travel Ban Ruling Will Affect Her

On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court upheld Trump’s ban on travel from several Muslim-majority nations, sparking uproar from immigration activists and those directly affected by the ban, including former refugee Hamdia Ahmed.
Kimberly Lawson
6.27.18
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
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