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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The State Department announced a new program to help facilitate refugees coming to and settling in the United States. It’s called Welcome Corps and aims to… Read More
Ohio Valley ReSource · Refugees, evacuees find homes and support in the Ohio Valley LEXINGTON, Ky. (OVR) — On a warm April afternoon, Ruhullah Rezai, his wife Mahriya and son… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio received 855 refugees from Afghanistan so far. More could be coming in the future. Gov. Mike DeWine’s spokesman Dan Tierney said refugees themselves… Read More
The limit of 18,000 represents the lowest number of refugees allowed into the country since the modern refugee program was established in 1980.
They’re known as ‘climate refugees.’ But there’s not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
The international refugee crisis caused by people fleeing the war-torn Middle East has been a high-profile issue in the presidential campaign. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton told CBS’s “Face the Nation”… Read More