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13 March 2015
A Bhutanese refugee camp in Damak, Nepal is giving its displaced inhabitants a brighter future thanks to green investment through sustainable, eco-friendly projects that respond to refugees needs.
9 December 2014
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Over 15 Minutes
Refugee resettlement is arguably one of our country’s noblest examples of foreign policy. It gives forcibly displaced people from around the world a chance to escape danger and rebuild a life for themselves in a safe ...
31 October 2014
Davis, California, United States
Undocumented students face unique legal hurdles and obstacles, as well as feelings of fear and shame. To help, the University of California Davis opened up a resource center that is just for undocumented students. The...
1 August 2014
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
About half the states in the US don’t allow undocumented students to receive in-state tuition. In Georgia, a state law banned undocumented students from enrolling in the top five universities in the state. In response...
17 March 2014
Fresno, California, United States
When many Latina immigrant women arrive in the United States, they don't have access to the internet to learn about the resources available to them. Únete Latina, a program run by Latinas, sends mobile phone texts to ...
19 February 2014
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Immigrants are increasingly settling in the United States, but their cultural adjustments present economic and social challenges. Different states have started welcoming initiatives to aid in foreigners in their trans...
13 February 2014
Kilis Merkez, Kilis, Turkey
Over 3000 Words
Refugee camps typically look like a prison with squalid conditions and barbed wire tops. By contrast, the Kilis refugee camp in Turkey is orderly, secure, and clean; has schools for children; has grocery stores, and i...
23 November 2013
Rockville, Maryland, United States
In the United States approximately 15% Asian-Americans have no health insurance and have had a difficulty understanding the options available in the Affordable Care Act. Although the White House has reached out to Asi...
14 November 2013
Huntington Beach, California, United States
The Twilight Education Club is a non-profit working to break down the barriers – transportation, child care and cost – that typically prevent the economically disadvantaged from accessing social services such as langu...
1 September 2011
Dadaab, Garissa, Kenya
American humanitarian aid and programs by the United Nations have proved beneficial to equip Middle Eastern refugees with resources for self-settlement outside of camps. The self-settlement model has empowered refugee...
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