Despite the U.S.'s long history of resettlement, myths about refugees and the resettlement process still remain. Debunking these myths is critical to creating a more welcoming home for refugees.
Stateless individuals are people deprived of a citizenship and its benefits. As such, many lack full access to services.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urges the U.S. government to reconsider its proposed regulation to respond to asylum seekers arriving at its southern border.
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Courage, perseverance and the kindness of strangers help this Ukrainian family find a chance to rebuild.
Security Council Briefing by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, on the situation in Ukraine.
UNHCR calls on States to expedite the roll-out of vaccination campaigns and remove barriers that limit access to vaccines for the world’s 82.4 million forcibly displaced people.
International artists, professors and friends from 30 countries join Maestro Shlomo Mintz and team up for a globe-spanning performance in support of the UN Refugee Agency’s COVID-19 appeal.
The UN Refugee Agency is calling on States to urgently release refugees and asylum-seekers who are being unlawfully and arbitrarily held in detention.
More than two years on from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees is calling on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions.
Despite an estimated 1.44 million refugees in urgent need of resettlement globally, only 22,770 were resettled through the UN Refugee Agency in 2020.
The High-Level Officials Meeting will bring together senior government officials, refugees and various stakeholders, to take stock of progress on how the world responds to refugee situations.
On the sixth anniversary of the #IBelong Campaign, UNHCR's High Commissioner Filippo Grandi called on world leaders to make bold and swift moves to eradicate statelessness.
This news comment is attributable to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR representative to the United States and the Caribbean
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People across the United States are making a difference in the lives of refugees every single day. You, your friends and family members can make a difference today.
UNHCR High Commissioner worried by the uncertainty facing thousands of refugees who are in the process of being resettled to the United States.
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.
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, welcomes the decision by the United States to admit up to 125,000 refugees for resettlement over the course of the fiscal year starting October 1, 2022.
For many refugees, becoming an American citizen is a key milestone on their journey from the trauma of fleeing their homes to the safety of building a new life in the United States.
UNHCR welcomes the continued efforts of the United States government to protect refugees and asylum-seekers as part of its Blueprint for a Fair, Orderly, and Humane Immigration System.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, applauds the strong and principled decision by President Joe Biden to admit up to 125,000 refugees for resettlement in the United States in the coming fiscal year.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, strongly welcomes today’s decision by President Biden to admit up to 62,500 people to the United States this year under the refugee resettlement program.