Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 06:46
A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the Iraqi prime minister Monday to ask him to ensure that his government is distributing aid to the Kurdish minority in northern Iraq who are under threat from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 06:59
Throughout 2014, more than two million Iraqis were forced to seek refuge in other areas of the country.
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 08:24
To demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to working with Central American countries to address the root causes of the dangerous migration of unaccompanied children and families, the Vice President, Secretary of Commerce and other senior Administration officials participated in the Inter-American Development Bank-chaired conference on November 14 entitled “Investing in Central America: Unlocking Opportunities for Development.”
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 08:14
The United States is establishing an in-country refugee/parole program in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to provide a safe, legal, and orderly alternative to the dangerous journey that some children are currently undertaking to the United States.
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 05:09
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh discussed the Isreali-Palestinian Peace Process, the crisis in Syria and Iraq, and combatting extremism in the region in general.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 06:04
More than 150,000 people fled to Chad in 2013 to escape the fighting in the neighboring Central African Republic. Hoping for peace and security, they now face an uncertain future as aid agencies' funds run out.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 06:45
Un grupo de 42 ciudadanos sirios llegará el próximo jueves a Uruguay en calidad de refugiado, gracias a una iniciativa del gobierno del presidente José Mujica para reubicar a decenas de familias azotadas por la guerra.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 06:49
After long hours of working out the logistics of the bond arrangements, the Artesia legal defense team was pleased to hear that the first mother and daughter were released from the federal detention center in Artesia, N.M., enjoying a happy meal, en route to El Paso to catch a greyhound bus to reunite with their relatives.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 07:12
The Obama administration will greatly increase the number of Syrian refugees approved for permanent resettlement in the United States next year but has opted against a separate refugee program to serve victims of that intractable civil war, administration officials said Tuesday.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:15
Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced today that the United States is providing nearly $378 million in additional U.S. aid to help those affected by the war in Syria. With this funding, total U.S. humanitarian assistance since the start of the crisis will reach more than $2.4 billion; with $1.2 billion helping over 4.7 million people inside Syria, and $1.2 billion helping nearly 3 million refugees and host communities in the neighboring countries affected by the crisis.