U.S. expands their refugee resettlement program to help people fleeing deadly violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
UNHCR is aware of the United States government’s announcement on reinstating the Migrant Protection Protocols program and urges the U.S. to continue to follow through with efforts to end the program.
USA for UNHCR played a highly visible and transformative role during this years’ UN General Assembly week focused on the global refugee crisis.
This news comment is attributable to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR representative to the United States and the Caribbean
More than 50 leading U.S. corporations pledge contributions aimed at creating durable solutions in support of refugees displaced overseas and in the U.S.
UNHCR's High Commissioner Filippo Grandi praised President Joe Biden’s plan to raise the cap on the number of refugees who could be admitted to the United States, saying it would send a powerful signal to other countries to continue to do the same.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador.
Funding shortfall forces World Food Program to stop food assistance for more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees; UNHCR calls on international community to support the urgent needs.
Airbnb Co-Founder and Chairman of Airbnb.org, Joe Gebbia, and USA for UNHCR announced today Gebbia’s commitment to match donations up to $1 million to provide lifesaving aid for displaced families from Ukraine.
UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming said family aid packages had been distributed to some 59,000 families, or about 295,000 people.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of actor, director, producer and philanthropist Ben Stiller as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador.
UNHCR’s Representative in Afghanistan, Caroline Van Buren, describes the current situation in the country and how our staff and partners are helping displaced people.
USA for UNHCR staff members reflect on their experience meeting refugees from Syria, Myanmar, Venezuela and South Sudan to call on caring Americans to hold refugees around the world in their hearts.
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