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The UN refugee agency is sending housing units to the U.S.-Mexico border, where thousands of asylum seekers are still waiting for hearings. Many have nowhere to go after shelters closed to new arrivals, and tent camps housing hundreds of families were hit by ex-hurricane Hanna.

The UN food agency is warning that a food shortage in Latin America — caused by COVID-19 — could trigger a refugee exodus.

Nearly half of all the violence visited on African migrants during their journey to the Mediterranean coast is perpetrated by law enforcers, the United Nationsrefugee agency UNHCR said on Wednesday.

#BREAKING Three returned migrants shot dead on Libya coast: UN refugee agency

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Just to put a finer point on this — the U.N. refugee agency is now stepping in to address a humanitarian crisis at the U.S. border. Has anything like this ever happened before?

Two Sudanese migrants died at the site of the shooting and a third died of his wounds while being transported to a hospital, according to the U.N. refugee agency, which called for an urgent investigation.

Three returned migrants shot dead on Libya coast: UN refugee agency | via @AFP 

Despite laws that protect unaccompanied children from speedy deportations, only 61 of them were transferred to the U.S. refugee agency last month, which Congress charged with caring for these children. Last spring, that agency was holding more than 13,000 migrant children.

Since at least 2016, nearly 5 million Venezuelans have left their country, according to the UN Refugee Agency. But as the pandemic shutters economies in Latin America, many Venezuelans are now being forced to go back ⁠— if their government will let them.

Since at least 2016, nearly 5 million Venezuelans have left their country, according to the UN Refugee Agency. But as the pandemic shutters economies in Latin America, many Venezuelans are now being forced to go back ⁠— if their government will let them.

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#BREAKING : Stephen Miller floated plan to embed ICE agents in refugee agency to up deportations: report

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8/ The Department of Health and Human Services’ director of refugee resettlement programs, Scott Lloyd, declined our request for an interview. The agency said it has a zero-tolerance policy for all forms of sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior at shelters.

So let’s get this straight Trumps refugee child prison program has no plans, little inter-agency protocol and questionable knowledge of where separated kids are and if they will ever reunite them with parents. They. Stole. Children. That is child exploitation for political gain.

To solve the refugee crisis, we must learn from the humanity we once showed, and listen to people like . Credit: UN Refugee Agency

The United States is ending all funding for the UN's Palestinianrefugee agency, the State Department says

Shameful for the US to end its funding for UNRWA, a vital UN refugee agency. The UK must help to fill the gap by boosting its contributions. Support for Palestinian refugees is a vital commitment until there is a just and viable settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

BREAKING: Official: US withholds $65M from Palestinian refugee programs, saying UN agency requires 'fundamental re-examination'

BREAKING: U.N. refugee agency says number of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar into Bangladesh has jumped to about 270,000.

G-Dragon donates to the UN Refugee Agency again for his birthday

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Up to 700 migrants feared dead in three shipwrecks off Libyan coast this week, UN refugee agency says

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