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.
Gang violence in Central America is forcing thousands of families and unaccompanied children to flee for safety.
These are the stories of four Central Americans who faced dire circumstances before finding hope in a new country.
Forced displacement from Central America is straining asylum capacity across the region.
Countries across Latin America are calling on refugee and migrant health workers to support their national responses to COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
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.
“It is a legacy I am still doing on behalf of my late father.” Learn how this former refugee finds strength in his faith and through carrying on family Ramadan traditions.
Germain Dosseh is an American citizen, a police officer, an Army veteran and a father raising his family in Phoenix, Arizona. But Germain is also a former refugee from West Africa and overcame tremendous obstacles to find peace and a chance for a better life. Take a moment to learn more about Officer Germain Dosseh and how he is giving back to his community in Phoenix.
Bordertown mechanic gives spare room over to men, women and children fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
USA for UNHCR is leading a movement to build awareness by supporting resettled refugees in the U.S. and promoting acceptance and understanding. The U.S. has been the global leader in resettling refugees since the 1970s. Learn more about the process, which involves screening by eight federal agencies and takes years.
Chobani yogurt CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, pledges to support refugees around the world through his new foundation, Tent.
As an American fighter pilot, Scott Cooper served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now out of uniform, he’s on a new mission: advocating for refugees on Capitol Hill.
On Friday, October 18th, data scientists, designers and students came together to #HackABetterWorld for refugees.
These are the stories of six refugees who found safety in Ethiopia and rebuilt their lives.
Google is dedicating this week to supporting refugees and migrants around the world and we could not be more excited.
Since 2016, more than 10,000 refugees have started over in Mexico as entrepreneurs, managers and factory workers through a UNHCR program.
On Friday November 2, over eighty data scientists, students, engineers and people from across the globe gathered in San Francisco to #HackABetterWorld for refugees.
Despite challenging circumstances, refugees around the globe are finding ways to preserve their faith and celebrate the holy month of Ramadan.
U.S. expands their refugee resettlement program to help people fleeing deadly violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Anne-Marie Grey, Executive Director and CEO of USA for UNHCR, reflects on her time visiting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and how they will be impacted by climate change.
1951 Coffee Company CEO and co-founder Doug Hewitt shares his experiences on training and employing refugees in the coffee industry.