The U.S. is “slow-walking” the admissions process for refugees, according to national security experts and refugee advocacy groups, and the numbers appear to back that up.
Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day, a major expansion of a top government effort to address the swelling number of Central Americans arriving in the country.
Nearly a year after migrant caravans captured the nation’s attention and drew the ire of President Donald Trump, they appear to have fizzled out, marking yet another shift in their ever-evolving immigration policy narrative.
The deployment will start with an undetermined number of forces heading to the border by the end of the month, and could eventually grow in size to 800 troops or more, a defense official said.
Honduran migrants in a massive caravan surged across a bridge leading to Mexico on Friday before they were halted in a chaotic confrontation with a phalanx of Mexican police in riot gear.
During the Refugee Food Festival, restaurant owners turn over their kitchens to refugee chefs for an evening, allowing them to prepare sampling platters of their country’s cuisine and share a taste of their home.
“We hope that this festival will remind everyone that we are on one journey of humanity together,” said festival co-founder Wendy Chan.
Between 2002-2017, approximately 409 refugees were resettled in Arlington — about .17 percent of Arlington’s population, going by the latest census figures.
While struggling to find work, many resettled Syrian refugees in the D.C.-area are using the skills they already have to try and make a living for themselves and their families.
A D.C. resident has created a website to connect refugees and victims of domestic violence with people willing to offer a safe place to stay until they can get on their feet.
As controversy surrounds the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States, Montgomery County is preparing to accept some of those looking to escape parts of the war-torn Middle East.
WASHINGTON — Khaled fled Aleppo, Syria, with his wife and four you children — two of whom he carried in a backpack. Their harrowing trek, through the woods, nearly drowning in the ocean in a…
Some Syrian and Iraqi refugees will be a little bit warmer this
winter thanks to a helping hand from people in Northern Virginia.
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