refugees

Immigration

After years of lowered refugee admissions, Biden plans sharp reversal

After years of steadily slashing the number of refugees it will accept, the U.S. can expect to see an increase under the incoming Biden administration. An eight-fold increase and then some. President-elect Joe Biden has said that when he enters office next month, he plans to raise the number of refugees who can be admitted

State

Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Refugees living in Arizona are struggling to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. In response, nonprofit organizations boosted assistance programs after they noticed more refugees losing their jobs or having their hours cut. Families say they also are struggling with complicated government aid applications written in a language in which they may not be fluent. There

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