The State Department program, dubbed the Welcome Corps, would give Americans a role in resettling thousands of refugees who arrive every year.
She and her daughter carried one small suitcase for toiletries, clothes and shoes. But she made sure she had room for a few items with deep sentimental value.
A new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention concludes that the threat of antimicrobial-resistant infections is not only still present but has gotten worse — with resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increasing at least 15% during the first year of the pandemic. Research from the University of Georgia shows the refugee community is most at risk.
The hospitality greeting Ukrainians fleeing the violence in their native country has highlighted the stark differences in treatment given to migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
When Stars Are Scattered is the story of Omar Mohamed's years at a refugee camp in Kenya. He cared for his brother and found the courage to dream big. The book was a National Book Awards finalist.
From the moment Saleema Rehman was born, her father believed she was destined to be a doctor. Now she is the winner of a top U.N. award for her work helping displaced women in Pakistan.
Oklahoma is welcoming more Afghan refugees than any state besides California and Texas. The state Republican party opposes it, but elected GOP leaders are defying it and eager to help new arrivals.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The guessing game is over — Herschel Walker filed paperwork yesterday to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock in 2022. Polling reveals Walker’s name recognition is high in the state. The storied college football star has long been touted by former President Donald Trump as his pick for the key Senate race.
While the fate of many desperate Afghans remains uncertain, some will find their way out to become refugees in the United States and here in Georgia. Our panel looked at the complicated regulations that may pose a barrier for helping those looking to escape to America, and at the political implications of accepting refugees.
Workers at the Clarkston Community Health Center are in a fight against vaccine hesitancy. Immigrants, many refugees, make up more than half of the residents in this city of about 13,000 people. The population is at high risk of contracting the virus and, community leaders say, among the hardest to convince to be vaccinated.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is awarding a $500,000 grant to help reduce vaccine hesitancy in the city of Clarkston.
The case of a woman who reportedly married ISIS fighters and is now stuck in Turkey with her young children has become the subject of a diplomatic dispute between Australia and New Zealand.
Joe Biden intends to admit 125,000 refugees in his first year. Many will be fleeing religious persecution. While highlighting persecution, President Trump cut refugee admissions to 15,000.
A frontline doctor and advocate for Georgia's immigrant and refugee populations on supporting and encouraging some of the people most vulnerable to COVID-19.
President Trump’s executive orders concerning immigrants and refugees have upset a lot of people across the country. The town of Clarkston, Georgia is...