Practitioners and scholars involved in immigration and refugee affairs sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
Refugees International is deeply alarmed by the Ethiopian government’s renewed effort to carry out forced returns of internally displaced people in the country’s south.
Since the Syrian regime and its Russian ally stepped up their bombardment of Idlib province in February, more than 140,000 civilian men, women, and children have been forced to flee for their lives. It is difficult to overstate the urgency of this looming humanitarian disaster if nothing is done to protect these people who often have lost everything.
Refugees International urges the EU and its governments to urgently evacuate from Libya refugees and migrants currently in detention centers.
As organizations who implement and/or support programs that address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the West Bank and Gaza, we are grateful to Senator Merkley and co-sponsors Senators Coons, Cortez Masto, Feinstein, Leahy, and Van Hollen for introducing Senate Resolution 171.
Refugees International is deeply concerned about plans announced by the government of Bangladesh to begin relocating Rohingya refugees to Bhashan Char, an isolated island more than 30 miles off the coast of Bangladesh.