Stories about Refugees from January, 2017
Notes From the Eye of the Crowd
As demonstrations break out against President Trump's executive orders, ordinary people feel their way toward protest.
The Executive Order on Immigration Wants You To Think Gaining Legal Entry to the US Is Easy
In reality, it's damned hard.
Protests, Deportations and Uncertainty: Iranians Ensnared by Trump's Immigration Ban
"My timeline is full of stories of people impacted by #Trump’s order. They are in shock & can’t believe it."
Worried About Its Future, This Former East German City Recruited Syrian Refugees
In Golzow, the population had shrunk so much that authorities were considering closing the village's only elementary school. That's when the town mayor invited Syrian refugee families to move in.
‘Europa’, a Guidebook to Help Migrants and Refugees Understand Europe
"Europa: An Illustrated Introduction to Europe for Migrants and Refugees" tries to explain the continent's history and politics through the lens of conflict and migration.
Death, Beatings Highlight the Horrors of Australia's Manus Island Refugee Detention Centre
"The refugees were so scared and distressed and they said the police did not give them any food or medical treatment. "
Lenče Zdravkin, a Macedonian Woman Whom Refugees Call Their ‘Second Mother’
"A million refugees who left and their million stories all exist in me, and every one of them left a scar."