WASHINGTON — Weeks after their dramatic escape from Kabul, tens of thousands of Afghans hoping to be resettled in the United States remain on military bases across the country and overseas as medical and security screenings slow the process. A small but worrisome measles outbreak has contributed to the delays,Continue Reading

WASHINGTON — Weeks after their dramatic escape from Kabul, tens of thousands of Afghans hoping to be resettled in the United States remain on military bases across the country and overseas as medical and security screenings slow the process. A small but worrisome measles outbreak has contributed to the delays,Continue Reading

Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain on Saturday defended his government’s plans to electronically tag asylum seekers who cross the English Channel, days into a new, yearlong pilot program that has drawn widespread condemnation from refugee and human rights groups. Under the new guidelines, those who travel to Britain viaContinue Reading

Little Amal, a 12-foot-tall puppet depicting a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, has seen about a dozen countries, visited London’s Royal Opera House and other sightseeing destinations, and even met the Pope. But this fall, Amal will embark on an entirely new adventure, crossing the Atlantic for the first time in aContinue Reading

The British government planned to proceed on Tuesday with flying immigrants to Rwanda for processing and resettlement, after a court blocked two appeals to the contentious plan on Monday, according to Care4Calais, an aid group involved in the appeal. The British government last month announced the deal with Rwanda toContinue Reading

LOS ANGELES — President Biden on Thursday promised aggressive new leadership to confront economic despair and mass migration in Latin America, but his pledge was met with skepticism from the leaders in the region, who said the United States is doing too little to meet the grim moment of aContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration expelled nearly 4,000 Haitians on 36 deportation flights in May — a significant increase over the previous three months — after renegotiating agreements with the island nation, which has been crippled by gang violence and an expanding humanitarian crisis. Over the past year, a growingContinue Reading

One hundred days ago, before sunrise, Russia launched artillery strikes on Ukraine before sending troops racing toward major cities, beginning a war against a much smaller country and outnumbered military that seemed destined to quickly topple the government in Kyiv. But the brutal invasion has ripped apart those predictions, reawakeningContinue Reading

HATAY, Turkey — The Alaa Aldin family bakery could have been a casualty of Syria’s civil war. Instead, it has become a symbol of what American officials describe as the resilience of refugees trying to survive a conflict that many fear has been forgotten. The three brothers Ahmad, Iyad andContinue Reading