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Monday, Apr 19


The Catholic Church is urging President Biden to accept a lot more refugees

President Joe Biden may attend mass every Sunday, but when it comes to welcoming more refugees he has thus far been a disappointment to the Catholic Church.


EIB continues to support migrants and refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina


The EIB has donated €250 000 to the Migrant and Refugee Fund (MRF) managed by the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB); the donation complements an initial €5 million contribution made by the Bank in 2015. The donation will help…

Sunday, Apr 18


Delights of Ramadan disappear for Syrian refugees in Lebanon


The Muslim holy month of Ramadan comes as a life of displacement for Syrian refugees has gotten even harder amid economic woes in their host country

Saturday, Apr 17


Biden U-turns as he’s forced to remove Trump’s cap on refugees after backlash from left-wing Democrats including AOC


PRESIDENT JOE Biden rolled back his intent to keep the refugee cap at the Trump era level after backlash from left-wing Democrats including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The White House said earlier on Friday that it will maintain the annual…


Biden backtracks on keeping Trump cap on refugees


A refugee organisation says the White House's explanation of the order is "completely false".

Friday, Apr 16



Public support for aiding refugees apparently falls short of Biden’s ‘unity’ bar


Most Americans think that aiding refugees should be a priority. But, it seems, not enough.

Thursday, Apr 15


UN outlines plan to close camps housing 430,000 refugees in Kenya


Proposals follow Kenyan government’s ultimatum to UN refugee agency to close Dadaab and Kakuma camps

Wednesday, Apr 14


Biden’s delay on refugees baffles and frustrates allies


The president in February promised to dramatically raise the cap on refugees set in the Trump era. He hasn’t done it yet, and it’s not clear why.


Denmark strips Syrian refugees of residency permits and says it is safe to go home


Government denies renewal of temporary residency status from about 189 Syrians


Biden is on course to allow fewer refugees into the US than Trump, according to a report

President Biden is on track to admit the lowest number of refugees of any president, according to new researchh, which said that the White House had yet to reverse refugee policies introduced during President Trump's time in office.


Baby and toddlers among migrants arriving at Dover today – & smugglers use poor refugees as ‘decoys’ on Channel crossing


A BABY and four toddlers were among a group of up to 20 migrants who arrived in Dover early this morning after being rescued from the freezing Channel. The group were brought into the port by the border force patrol ship HMC Valiant after…

Monday, Apr 12


‘My son could die’: the disabled Syrian refugees on the sharp end of UK aid cuts – photo essay


Two centres in Lebanon are among the casualties of cuts to British aid, with devastating consequences for thousands of patients and families


Biden set to accept fewest refugees of any modern president, including Trump, report says


Trump’s historically low refugee cap remains in place despite Biden’s promises to address ‘urgent’ crises.

Sunday, Apr 11


CEOs, MBEs, top chefs: The refugees who would have faced deportation under Patel’s new plans


‘I was given a chance to build my life, to contribute to the community, and this was recognised by the Queen. If the new immigration Bill had been passed when I came, that would never have happened,’ one former refugee tells May Bulman

Saturday, Apr 10


Saturday, Apr 3


Desperate Burmese refugees flee to Thailand and India to escape crisis


Tensions rise on borders as thousands seek safe haven from military crackdown

Friday, Mar 26


Priti Patel's asylum reforms will only deepen the despair of refugees | Jonathan Wittenberg


Those fleeing war and persecution today are travelling in fear. They need our compassion, not our condemnation

Wednesday, Mar 24


Priti Patel's two-tier asylum plan treats refugees with cold indifference | Enver Solomon


It’s impossible to tell how much someone needs our help merely by the way they arrive in the UK. This new scheme shames Britain


The welcome party: how a secret group of Kent residents is helping small-boat refugees


Last year a group called Channel Rescue began watching the waters off Dover, to ensure the safety of those arriving on our shores. They explain why this is more important than ever