Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico

21 Sep 2022

Albuquerque, New Mexico continues long tradition of welcoming refugees

Welcoming communities provide equitable access, civic engagement, and social connection that newcomers, like refugees, need to feel at home. The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico continues a long history as a sanctuary for the displaced.

9 Sep 2022

New York market serves up food that showcases the city's rich cultural heritage

Many of the nearly 100 vendors at the Queens Night Market have refugee backgrounds.

12 Aug 2022

LA Lakers' Wenyen Gabriel visits homeland of South Sudan with UNHCR, to 'speak up for refugees and displaced people everywhere'

28 Jul 2022

IOM, UNHCR Call for Vigorous Investigation After Dozens Die in Abandoned Trailer in Texas

28 Jun 2022

Statement on risks of trafficking and exploitation facing refugees from Ukraine attributed to UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

The following statement is attributed to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

12 Apr 2022

Refugees and migrants brave jungle wilderness in search of safety

The dense jungle of the Darien Gap is increasingly becoming a site of transit for Venezuelans, Haitians and other people forced to flee.

29 Mar 2022

A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US

After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.

21 Feb 2022

Refugee family found safety and stability in Mexico. Next step: citizenship

UNHCR Mexico is ushering in a multi-year planning model aimed at ensuring the continuity of programmes that help refugees from the moment they apply for asylum to their full integration.

6 Jan 2022