Keeping America Safe: From the Vulnerable


by Rana Allam Donald Trump is indeed fulfilling his campaign promises, regardless of how controversial, inhumane or outright ridiculous. His first four executive orders (EO), all controversial, have sparked outrage from civil and human rights advocates. Another EO would suspend… Continue Reading  

Central American Refugees Struggle for Protection in Southern Mexico


by Laura Weiss On September 19 and 20, world leaders will convene at the UN General Assembly for the first-ever Summit for Refugees and Migration. Although focusing primarily on the refugee crisis in Syria, the Summit provides an opportunity to… Continue Reading  

The New Middle Passage


by John Feffer Peter, a Sierra Leone migrant living in Hungary, is one of the lucky ones. He has a job. He has a supportive community of friends. After seven years in the country, the Hungarian government approved his application… Continue Reading  

Saudi Arabia: Mass Expulsions of Migrant Workers

Yemeni workers, deported from Saudi Arabia, wait to leave a bus on which they were deported, at the Saudi al-Tewal border outpost with Yemen November 17, 2013. Saudi Arabia is pushing its 9 million foreigners to resolve irregularities in their passports or face penalties including prison and deportation, and has carried out raids on shops, offices and marketplaces to check visas. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) - RTX15HH3

by Human Rights Watch Saudi authorities have conducted a concerted campaign since 2013 to detain and deport hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrant workers, resulting in abuses against many of them, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

The Global Crisis of Refugees

Refugee Rights Protest at Broadmeadows, Melbourne

by Graham E. Fuller The latest heart-wrenching images of desperate refugees fleeing across the Mediterranean for life and livelihood have finally sparked broader EU awareness of a shared problem. But it’s not just about the EU; it’s a global problem,… Continue Reading