Refugee


EU Official: We Can Make Members Accept Refugees

The European Union’s commissioner for migration says there are ways to make all EU members states comply with the program of relocation of migrants among them. Dimitris Avramopoulos made the…

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President Trump Signs New Entry Ban

President Donald Trump signed a revised entry ban Monday that will temporarily halt entry to the U.S. of people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas, though allowing…

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Vetting the Vetted

I conducted one of my last interviews as an immigration officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Istanbul with Mahmoud and his 8-year-old son from Aleppo, Syria. His…

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U.S. Official Says 872 Refugees to Be Allowed In

Nearly 900 refugees will be allowed into the United States this week despite President Donald Trump’s order suspending the U.S. refugees program, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday. Kevin McAleenan,…

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