Venezuelans were once given a generous welcome in neighboring Colombia. That welcome has frozen under the leadership of President Petro.
Kenya plans to turn its giant Kakuma and Dadaab camps into more open and integrated settlements, helping refugees access jobs and services.
Business leaders, faith leaders, state and local leaders, members of Congress, and people seeking safety themselves have come together with a single message: let asylum seekers work.
The Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act (H.R. 1325) is a commonsense, bipartisan solution that Congress can act on now.
States are making progress in planning their responses to climate change, particularly through NAPs; yet, refugees and IDPs are still being overlooked.
Refugees International welcomes the Biden administration’s announcements yesterday of the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status and other measures that will enable those who have sought safety in the United States to legally work to support themselves and their families.
The Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act is a win-win-win for business, state and local governments, and people seeking safety.
Shifting away from a model of humanitarian assistance to one of refugee self-reliance will be an economic boon to Rwanda. But it needs to take a more comprehensive approach.
A new decree in Costa Rica makes it harder for asylum seekers to access work. The effects of the decree will be felt throughout the region.
As policymakers in Kenya continue to implement the new Refugee Act, they can learn from models other countries have adopted.