The number of refugees resettled in Texas has plummeted under the Trump administration with some the most significant drops reflected in decreases of refugees from the Middle East.
If you ask 10-year-old Ti where he’s from, he’ll tell you he’s from Thailand. If you ask what part of Thailand, he’ll tell you, “section six.”
The Saturday tour was the latest in a series called It’s Art in Any Language for refugees, immigrants, and anyone new to the United States and San Antonio.
While volunteers have been instrumental in accommodating migrants, much more can be done to make them feel welcome and at home.
The massive wave of migrants released from detention that arrived to San Antonio this weekend has continued to grow, overwhelming nonprofit agencies with vulnerable women and children.
The exuberant sounds of Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars brought their gift and message to the Empire Theatre this weekend, inspiring dancers all of nations with their sincerity and levity.
Texas’ top elected officials have not exactly welcomed refugees over the past year.
People from seven-months to 70-years-old from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Liberia, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, and Vietnam participate in “Celebrate Spring” an annual gathering initiated by the University of the Incarnate Word community for refugee families Denman Estate Park.
Governments around the world are examining how they treat refugees fleeing civil war and repression in Syria after the Paris attacks that killed more than 120 people on Nov.
Editor’s Note: Councilmember Ron Nirenberg (D8) spoke with more than a dozen members of the local refugee community on Tuesday afternoon at St.