Tag: Refugees

Gender stereotypes hinder integration of women migrants, EU study suggests

At present around 7.5% of EU residents were born outside of the EU, translating to just under 40 million people

Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees under Trump order

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the United States to refuse to accept refugees under an executive order requiring local jurisdictions to actively opt in to the federal resettlement program.

Malta joins global efforts to address statelessness

Some 3.9 million stateless people appear in the reporting of 78 countries, however the UN Refugee Agency estimates the actual total to be significantly higher.

Turkish official says EU should boost funding of Syrian refugees

EU funds support the roughly 3.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, after Syria's more than eight year war killed hundreds of thousands and pushed millions from their homes. In turn, Turkey has agreed to halt further immigration to Europe.

“Employers should support refugees’ learning” – UNHCR

The challenges and opportunities in employing refugees.

9-month-old baby dies from dehydration in Greek refugee camp

A 9-month-old baby died in the Moria refugee camp in Greece, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Saturday.The...

Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand after more than 6 years...

Kurdish-Iranian refugee and journalist Behrouz Boochani has landed in New Zealand after he left Papua New Guinea, more than six years after...

Plans to increase number of staff at Refugee Commission – Farrugia

The number of staff working at the Refugee Commission is set to increase, Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia told parliament on Wednesday....

Watch: 44 migrants from Open Arms vessel disembarked in Malta

44 migrants that were rescued by the Open Arms rescue vessel, have been disembarked in MaltaThis was confirmed...

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to flood-prone island next month

Bangladesh will start relocating Rohingya Muslims to a flood-prone island off its coast next month as several thousand refugees have agreed to...