refugees

Migrant Caravan refugees respond to Trump’s wall speech

Migrant Caravan refugees respond to Trump’s wall speech

January 13, 2019

After Trump’s speech about the government shut down and funding for the wall, The Real News spoke with refugees waiting in Tijuana. Here’s what they said

Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump's Oval Office Address

Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump’s Oval Office Address

January 8, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers a response to President Donald Trump’s address to the nation Tuesday night on the shutdown and the President’s demand for funding for a wall

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

November 4, 2018

While Donald Trump deploys troops to the Mexico border and orders them to shoot immigrants who throw rocks, many people in this migrant caravan in fact already fled US government-fueled violence in Central America. Eduardo García discusses impunity for Border Patrol killings and US-backed instability in Honduras and Guatemala

German Far-Right Uses 'Judeo-Christian' Values to Polish its Racism

German Far-Right Uses ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values to Polish its Racism

October 2, 2018

Shir Hever discusses the new Jewish section in the “Alternative to Germany” far-right party in Germany, and the way that pro-Israeli politics are used to mask Islamophobia, racism against Jews and the xenophobia

Trump Administration Sets the Lowest Refugee Intake Targets in US History

Trump Administration Sets the Lowest Refugee Intake Targets in US History

September 20, 2018

The U.S. is already doing far less for refugees than most developed nations and the latest reduction, from 45,000 to 30,000 refugees, does not even come close to reflecting the actual number who end up being admitted

Israel: US Cuts to UNRWA Deepen Crisis for Palestinian Refugees

September 8, 2018

US President Donald Trump has cut funding for UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, which helps some 5 million Palestinians. DW’s Tania Krämer went to Hamas-controlled Gaza, where UN employees are facing a funding crisis. TRNN re-posts selected DW stories as part of a new cooperation agreement with DW

Countries Alarmed Over Venezuelan Migration Forget History of Venezuela’s Acceptance of Migrants

August 28, 2018

As governments in Latin America hold emergency meetings to discuss how to curtail the influx of Venezuelans escaping their country’s economic crisis, they forget how Venezuela for the longest time took in economic refugees escaping other country’s crises

The Link Between Immigration and the Military Budget

August 10, 2018

IPS’s Khuri Peterson-Smith joins Marc Steiner to talk about the connection between the new US military budget and its direct connection to the the immigration crisis and Trump’s policies in both areas

Trump’s Massive Funding Cut Plunges UN Palestinian Refugee Agency into Crisis

July 1, 2018

UNRWA, the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency, could run out of money for aid programs within weeks, after President Trump drastically cut US funding. Expert Phyllis Bennis warns this can lead to a humanitarian catastrophe and make life impossible for many Palestinians

Trump Replaces Child Cruelty With Family Cruelty

June 22, 2018
After public outcry forced him to end family separation, Trump's new executive order calls for reviving a family incarceration policy that a court blocked in 2015. We speak to The Nation's Juliane Hing and Amnesty International's Denise Bell