Since 2016, more than 10,000 refugees have started over in Mexico as entrepreneurs, managers and factory workers through a UNHCR program.
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.
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.
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.
UN agencies today will begin to prepare individuals in the informal camp in Matamoros, Mexico for entry to the United States in line with the termination of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP).
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urges the United States to prioritize family unity and the best interests of children as it implements new border management policies along the US-Mexico border.
Forced displacement from Central America is straining asylum capacity across the region.
Bordertown mechanic gives spare room over to men, women and children fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appeals to the government of the United States to swiftly lift the public health-related asylum restrictions that remain in effect at the border.
Once persecuted by gangs in El Salvador, Maria now lives in peace — and with hope.
As the world focuses on Syria, South Sudan, Yemen and other flashpoints, a silent crisis is brewing in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
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.
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.
Countries across Latin America are calling on refugee and migrant health workers to support their national responses to COVID-19.
Looking for good news in 2021? Here are three outstanding achievements that will change the future of millions of refugees and displaced people worldwide
Priscilla left everything behind to save her daughter from a life of sexual abuse.
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.
More than 4.5 million Venezuelans have fled the country to escape violence, gang warfare as well as lack of food, medicine and essential services. It is the largest exodus in Latin America’s recent history.
On World Health Day, let’s take a look at some of the ways generous American donors are supporting the UN Refugee Agency’s work to prevent and protect refugees from the pandemic
USA for UNHCR is proud to announce a new multi-year grant to KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), a nonprofit founded with the core mission that no child faces U.S. immigration court alone.
These are the stories of four Central Americans who faced dire circumstances before finding hope in a new country.
May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). Learn about LGBTIQ+ refugees and their journeys to safety.
Ben Stiller shares his experience visiting displaced men, women and children in Guatemala as UNHCR's newest Goodwill Ambassador.
UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report said 65.3 million people were displaced as of the end of 2015. This is the first time that the threshold of 60 million has been crossed.