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It's simple: Refugees are people – mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, neighbours and friends - and deserve to be protected. #StandUp4HumanRights 

At first the heat was almost unbearable, Then the heavy rains came. Thousands of Ethiopian refugees who have fled Ethiopia's Tigray region are now struggling against extreme weather in eastern Sudan.

Reunited at last. 🙌 Sida, a Congolese refugee, hadn't seen her husband in 7 years—until now. They are finally together again in Utah. Now that President Biden has agreed to welcome more refugees, more families like theirs can reunite in safety.   #InternationalDayofFamilies 

🍎 77% of refugees are enrolled in primary education. ✏️33% of refugees are  enrolled in secondary education. 📚3% of refugees are  enrolled in university. Education is the power to open doors and unlock dreams. We must do better for refugees.

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“It’s hard to overstate how badly Europeans — and immigrants and foreigners and refugees — are stigmatised in Britain today. They are at the receiving end of what’s essentially been a cultural war, a sociopolitical campaign of persecution.”

Excellent analysis of data about refugees and asylees in the US from @MigrationPolicy : Chart below depicts the sharp (and IMO disgraceful) collapse of refugee admissions in recent years:

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Created by a group of Cambodian refugees in 1980, @Cam_Fam  works hard to holistically support immigrant families in California. Learn how they're using a #NoKidHungry  Early Childhood Grant to help the families they serve: #AAPIHeritageMonth 

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Today is #NakbaDay , marking 73 years since Palestinians were forcibly removed from their homes during Israel's creation. 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their towns and villages in 1948, most becoming refugees as 78% of Palestine was turned into Israel.

There are over 5 million Palestinianrefugees registered with the UN. About one third live in refugee camps. Groups say: ▪️ Housing conditions are often "abysmal" ▪️ Limited access to medicine, infrastructure ▪️ Most refugees live in poverty due to lack of work rights

In #SheikhJarrah  , Israeli settlers are trying to forcibly remove dozens of Palestinian families — many of whom were displaced by Israel's creation in 1948. Families facing displacement say: "Our families came here as refugees. It's happening all over again. " #NakbaDay 


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Tonight people in Beirut are going to sleep in shattered homes, during a deadly pandemic, with a collapsing economy led by corrupt politicians, surrounded by countries that have attacked & threatened them and a world that has abandoned them and their refugees. They deserve better

Joe Biden would increase refugees from terrorist nations by 700%. His plan would overwhelm your communities and turn Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the entire Midwest into a refugee camp. I am protecting your families and keeping Radical Islamic Terrorists OUT of our Country!

My Administration has suspended the entry of refugees from terror-compromised nations such as Syria, Somalia and Yemen. Biden’s plan surges refugees 700% into Minnesota, Michigan & Pennsylvania—burdening schools & hospitals while opening the floodgates to Radical Islamic Terror.

Biden has pledged a staggering 700% increase in refugees from the most dangerous and violent terrorist hot spots on earth. He has also vowed to terminate our national security travel bans, allowing for unlimited migration from war zones, and terrorist havens...

These murderers aren't refugees. Nor are they real Muslims. They're terrorists who've hijacked a religion for nefarious gain. #paris 

Trump Administration report shows refugees added $63 billion to US economy over the past decade. Trump White House then killed the report they ordered and demanded it be manipulated to only show costs and not profits.

To the dude who said I don't belong in America, I started a fundraising page for refugees'>Syrian Refugees in your name.

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Somali refugees arresed in Tucson on way to Egypt. They were in touch with an agent posing as a terrorist. One of them stated, “The best wake up call is Islamic State to get victory or another 9/11.” Get smart people! #MAGA  #KAG  @foxandfriends 

The Guardian today has printed in their newspaper a list of 34,361 refugees who are known to have died trying to make it to Europe.

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis: "I've never seen refugees as traumatized as coming out of Syria. It’s got to end." Number of Syrian refugees admitted to the United States: 2016: 15,479 2017: 3,024 2018: 11