From Syria to Southern California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war

A clinic in El Cajon, California, treats patients in recovery from injuries and conditions such as gunshot wounds, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration not about Manafort’s ugly jackets

The Trump administration finalized a rule allowing insurers to sell junk insurance plans, weighed further reductions in refugee admissions, froze Obama-era fuel efficiency standards and more.
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Why you’re numb to the horrors in Syria, according to an empathy researcher

News of the war in Syria hasn't garnered much attention, despite record deaths from bombing and escalating violence. Here's what studies suggest limit human empathy — and what you can do about it.
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With few legislative victories, Donald Trump signed 55 executive orders in 2017

Trump signed more executive orders in 2017 than most of his recent predecessors. Here are the most noteworthy ones.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from this week that didn’t involve Trump’s Twitter feuds

A 10-year-old undocumented immigrant with cerebral palsy gets detained leaving the hospital, and Ben Carson delays a key anti-segregation measure.

Advocates worry that Trump’s latest refugee order is part of a piecemeal plan to ban Muslims

With each additional order, Trump may be getting closer to his goal of “a total and complete shutdown” on Muslims entering the United States.

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Supreme Court allows Trump administration to continue ban on some refugees

The court's decision will block an estimated 24,000 refugees from entering the United States.

Inside the mission to bring educational mobile games to children in conflict zones around the world

What started as an educational experiment for Syrian refugees could soon be translated into over 100 different languages.
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‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Immigration bill, Russia sanctions, “refugee dress” controversy

The important stories to know for Thursday, August 3.

Malala is spending her 20th birthday fighting for girls’ education in Iraq

The now-20-year-old, who just recently graduated from high school, met with girls who have struggled with accessing their own education.

Trump gets standing ovation for promising to pass a law already on the books

Donald Trump promised to ban immigrants from receiving welfare benefits for five years. That's already law.

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World Refugee Day: The migrant crisis, by the numbers

65.6 million people are displaced worldwide.
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Conflict in South Sudan has led to the biggest refugee crisis you don't know about

More than 2 million children are now displaced.
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Pope Francis criticized for comparing refugee centers to concentration camps

The Pope made an unfortunate comparison in an "off-the-cuff" remark to a group of migrants.

RZA and Parisi release haunting "No Refuge" video supporting the UN Refugee Agency

"I don't understand how you could ban a man from a land that was said to be a beacon of light."

36 Cambodian refugees could soon be deported. This man's story will break your heart.

Chamroeun Phan has been in immigration detention centers for the last 200 days.

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Refugees can now use Facebook Messenger to apply for asylum

White supremacists are targeting a college student for trying to help refugees gain asylum.
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17 migrants rescued from blizzard as they attempted to flee the US for Canada

Canada has seen refugee claims skyrocket in the past year.

Meet the Rutgers students who invented an eco-friendly transportation service for refugees

They're creating brighter lives, one ride at a time.
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More people have overstayed their visas than have illegally crossed the border since 2007

A new report calls Trump's border wall into question.

Steve Bannon's obsession with this racist novel is just the tip of the iceberg

Bannon has repeatedly cited the racist novel "The Camp of the Saints" to describe immigrants, but this rabbit hole goes deeper.

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What is merit-based immigration? How Donald Trump wants to change U.S. immigration

Trump said he wants a "merit-based" immigration system. What does that mean?
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What are the new immigration policies? What the Trump administration is expected to change

Donald Trump is expected to tweak the travel ban as he continues to paint undocumented immigrants as criminals.

Ellen DeGeneres presented this Muslim refugee with a check for her student debt

This Maine English teacher from Sudan just got a great big check.
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13 photos of businesses and workers across the US honoring #ADayWithoutImmigrants

Consumers are quickly learning that an America without immigrants is, indeed, no America at all.

Refugees in the US are now fleeing to Canada, because of Donald Trump

One nonprofit immigration organization has helped more than 100 refugees settle into Canada since October.

Syrian refugee in Germany sues Facebook over fake news posts

The case could influence how the social media giant handles "fake news."

Your US passport has a hidden — and powerful — message about immigrants

This quote, hidden in US passports, is the lesson we all need.

First they came for the Muslims, and Jared Kushner said nothing

An open letter to the president's son-in-law and close adviser, from one Jew to another.

Black activists ready to fight the immigrant ban because all black lives matter

"We know that an attack on any of us is an attack on all of us."