When Claudia fled El Salvador to escape death threats, her son, Samuel, was forced to spend months on the run, causing him to fall behind in school.
Once persecuted by gangs in El Salvador, Maria now lives in peace — and with hope.
Bordertown mechanic gives spare room over to men, women and children fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
U.S. expands their refugee resettlement program to help people fleeing deadly violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
As the world focuses on Syria, South Sudan, Yemen and other flashpoints, a silent crisis is brewing in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Gang violence, extortion, persecution, poverty and food insecurity continue to force hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to flee their homes in search of safety.
Gang violence in Central America is forcing thousands of families and unaccompanied children to flee for safety.
Today, for IDAHOTB, meet five individuals who were forced to flee their homes because of their sexuality or gender identities who have now found safety and acceptance in their new communities.
Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Central America out of fear of violence, extortion and trafficking. Many choose to leave their home countries and seek asylum in a neighboring country.
Central America and Mexico are facing unprecedented pressure as the number of people seeking international protection rises at a time when access to asylum is being limited by border restrictions.
For the last five years, Bianka has been an amazing leader at Comcavis Trans and a groundbreaking advocate for the rights of LGBTIQ+ individuals. But life has not always been easy for Bianka.
These are the stories of four Central Americans who faced dire circumstances before finding hope in a new country.
UNHCR releases report expressing concern at the increasing numbers of children in the Americas forced from their homes, propelled by violence, insecurity and abuse in their communities and at home.
USA for UNHCR’s Shion Ishikura traveled to Mexico and saw firsthand how donations are making a direct impact on the lives of people fleeing violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle.
Millions of individuals have been forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations. Learn more about the number of refugees from various regions and the countries in which they are most often resettling.
Hear the stories of four LGBTIQ+ people who were forced to flee their homes and are now using their experiences to support and protect other refugees.
On World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we want to highlight four refugees who have discovered livelihood opportunities and have enriched their communities through their culture and traditions.
Portland, Maine’s Pihcintu Chorus released their latest song, "Somewhere," on World Children's Day. Pihcintu is comprised of refugee and immigrant girls who have made Portland, Maine their new home.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
A choir in Maine provides refugee girls and young women with a sense of community — and a foundation for a bright future.
Kate Clark, Senior Director of Immigration Services at Jewish Family Service, explains how a shelter in San Diego is providing critical protection, healthcare and legal education to asylum seekers.
Since 2016, more than 10,000 refugees have started over in Mexico as entrepreneurs, managers and factory workers through a UNHCR program.
The number of refugees and asylum-seekers from Central America seeking safety in the United States has soared in recent years. Here's what you need to know about U.S. asylum and border policies.
Thanks to the support of USA for UNHCR donors, displaced families from Central America are finding opportunities to rebuild their lives. Check out some of their stories.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of actor, director, producer and philanthropist Ben Stiller as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador.