What America could lose by curtailing refugee resettlement
A former Liberian refugee running for the Senate shows the promise of asylum
How Technology Could Revolutionize Refugee Resettlement
A software program called “Annie” uses machine learning to place refugees in cities where they are most likely to be welcomed and find success.
Catholic Charity Explains: What Is Refugee Resettlement?
Refugee resettlement is a program that relocates refugees to a nation that has agreed to admit them and eventually grants permanent settlement. Refugees are often
US mayors urge White House to rethink rules on refugee resettlement
EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Nearly 100 U.S. mayors are urging the Trump administration to rescind an executive order they say will give states final say on whether refugees are allowed t…
What Should the U.S. Do About Refugee Resettlement?
The nation takes in far fewer refugees than its counterparts around the world. Even so, amid fears about national security, the issue is more politically contentious than ever.
Why America must lead on refugee resettlement
If the U.S. turns away refugees, we place ourselves at greater risk and abandon our core principles, writes Rep. Adam Smith, in this exclusive #AcrossBorders guest column.
World Relief: How Does Refugee Resettlement Work?
Refugee resettlement is a complex, lengthy process.
What a Presidential Executive Order is and How Can it Be Used?
Exclusive of the legislative process, the President of the United States has the power to direct the activities of the federal agencies.
Concerns around proposed refugee resettlement cap grow in Minnesota
There are growing concerns in Minnesota's immigrant communities about a Trump administration proposal that would limit the number refugees allowed into the United States next year.
Why a Robust Refugee Resettlement Program Matters for Religious Freedom
The Trump administration is considering reducing the already small number of refugees who are allowed into the refugee resettlement program.
What A National Decline In Refugee Resettlement Looks Like For Wisconsin
Wisconsin isn't the biggest destination for refugee resettlement by far, but the multi-year decline in the state accompanies a similarly dramatic nationwide trend.
Who pays for refugee resettlement central in Tennessee's arguments before 6th Circuit
The Tennessee General Assembly in 2016 directed a lawsuit against the federal government. On Tuesday, the case went before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Why one of Boise’s three refugee-resettlement agencies is closing
BOISE — World Relief, one of three agencies that help refugees transition to life in the Treasure Valley, is closing its Boise office because of President Donald Trump’s executive order
What Is an Executive Order?
How does the U.S. president’s primary instrument of executive action work?
Refugee Resettlement: What will court battle over travel ban mean for Rutland
Refugees that were on their way to Rutland, Vt. are in a holding pattern due to an executive order that is now playing out in court.
What's An Executive Order, Anyway?
President Trump, like many presidents before him, has used executive power to institute a number of policies including the controversial travel ban. But exec...
What is an executive order?
During his first few weeks in office, President Trump has issued executive orders at a rapid pace. Does that mean he can use them to do literally anything he...
How one man went from petitioning against refugee resettlement,...
FARGO - When 40-year-old West Fargo resident Damon Ouradnik started an online petition to halt refugee resettlement in North Dakota, he never thought that two years later he would be inviting the same refugees he petitioned against into his home.
The International Rescue Committee expresses dismay at 10,000 number for Syrian refugee resettlement
**Update** September 11, 2015: The IRC supports Refugee Council USA call for 100,000 Syrian refugees to be resettled to the US in 2016. Numbers below are updated from 65,000 to 100,000 to reflect that support.
For better and for worse, refugee resettlement is finally part of the global debate. What next?
For those who’ve worked on refugee resettlement for many years — including hundreds of IRC staff in 29 cities around the United States —…