Governor Newsom Pardons Two Ex-Refugees Facing Deportation Two former Cambodian refugees facing deportation for crimes committed as young adults were among seven people granted clemency Monday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom in his first pardons since taking office in January.
Stricter US Screening Splits Anguished Refugee FamiliesDeath threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. But the danger hasn't been enough to allow his wife to join them.
Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban On RefugeesA federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees
'We Made It:' Somali Refugee Arrives In US Before New RulesAli Said fled his war-torn Somalia two decades ago after his right leg was blown off by a grenade. Last year, the father of seven was shot in his other leg by robbers while living in a Kenyan refugee camp.
Judge Blocks Louisiana Law That Kept Refugee From MarryingA judge presided, and the beaming couple embraced teary-eyed well-wishers when it was over. It wasn't a wedding, but it brought Viet Anh Vo and Heather Pham a bit closer to marriage.
California Lawmakers Propose Help For RefugeesAs Donald Trump fights to shut the door on refugees entering the United States, Democratic lawmakers from California are pushing new laws to open doors for the refugees already here.
Refugees Coming To California Struggle With PTSD And Other Health ProblemsThese former translators, engineers and doctors awarded Special Immigrant Visas must start over in bug-infested, low-rent apartments with minimum-wage jobs while dealing with PTSD and other health problems.
10,000 Syrian Refugees Find New Home In USOn Sunday, Nadim Fawzi Jouriyeh participated in a ceremony in Amman, Jordan, to mark the United States hitting its target of taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees in a year-old resettlement program.
U.S. Evangelical Leaders Urge Other Christians To Welcome Syrian RefugeesEvangelical leaders are urging fellow Christians to welcome refugees from Syria and Iraq despite opposition by many governors and presidential candidates.
Japanese Community Rebukes Mayor's Internment Camp Comparison For Syrian Refugees“I couldn't believe that an elected official in this day and age, could make such a statement,” Marielle Tsukamoto said.
Facebook Works With Germany To Block Anti-Immigrant ContentFacebook will cooperate with the German government to block hateful or offensive posts about refugees fleeing war-torn Syria.
Local Relief Groups Working To Help Syrians Fleeing ISISSacramento relief organizations say they're seeing a spike in the number of refugees attempting to resettle here from Syria.