“I was bleeding so much, I thought I was dead,” 33-year-old Hadi Abdullah told Fusion.
When Ala’a Basatneh was recently contacted by the office of U.S. Representative Mike Quigley’s, she thought there must have been something urgent about the situation in Syria. Just a few months earlier, the Syrian-American activist had met the congressman in Washington, and they promised to stay in touch about the …
By now, you've heard the news. A large group of American politicians don't want Syrian refugees coming into the country. Especially if they are Muslim. But with Thanksgiving upon us, and remembering that one time a bunch of Native Americans accepted and fed a bunch of refugees from across the pond who were persecuted…
Honduran authorities are investigating five Syrians—including four university students—who were captured in Tegucigalpa's airport Wednesday while trying to board a plane with stolen Greek passports.
There must have been some kind of off-the-record conference call last night, where governors in the country decided to band together in the most horrible way imaginable.
By now, you’ve probably heard about President Obama’s plan to admit thousands of Syrian refugees into the country. In response, several state leaders, including the governors of Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, and Indiana, have officially proclaimed that their states will not be accepting any of these refugees.
Photographer Tara Todras-Whitehill has covered global crises for the Associated Press, Vanity Fair and other publications. But a recent trip to the island of Lesbos, Greece, to document the experiences of refugees for the International Rescue Committee was unlike any assignment she's ever had. "I have never before…
More than four million Syrian refugees have fled the war-torn country fearing their lives. The U.S. government recently agreed to take in more Syrians over the next two years, starting with 10,000 refugees in the coming year.
In a speech at the United Nations on Saturday, Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg proposed bringing internet connections to Syrian refugee camps.
A Spanish soccer coaching school has offered help to a Syrian man who was caught on camera being intentionally tripped by a camerawoman while fleeing from authorities in Hungary.
When Wilmot Collins arrived in Montana in 1994, a refugee from civil war in Liberia, he had to adapt to a new culture, new food, and new routines.
In his video Super Mario Bros.: The Asylum Stage, Samir al-Mufti takes the experience of fleeing a war-torn Syria and styles it into a level of Nintendo's Super Mario Bros.
After the first reports came out in April that Syrian refugees could be coming to Idaho, the blowback began almost immediately.
President Obama's announcement yesterday that the U.S. will accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next year is a major change in policy: In the past five years, we've admitted fewer than 1,500 refugees from the war-torn country.
VIENNA, Austria— Crisis is the ultimate test of character. And the Syrian refugee crisis that's wending its way across Europe is revealing the true character of the EU member states and the people they represent.
As the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East and Europe continues, the White House announced today that America will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year. The majority of asylum seekers heading to Europe are fleeing the civil war in Syria. Since the conflict began four years ago, the U.S. has taken in…
I saw many Syrian refugees begging on the streets of Istanbul when I was in Turkey earlier this summer. Little girls would come running up to me asking for lira, sometimes emphatically. I gave on several occasions, but it was impossible to give to everyone. I also visited Bodrum, the resort town where the Syrian boy…
MUNICH, Germany— Applause, cheers and excited shouts of familial recognition filled the brisk afternoon air outside the Hauptbahnhof train station today as thousands of mostly Syrian refugees finished — what for many — will be the final leg of their perilous 2,100 mile journey to seek asylum in Germany.