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

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

Gay activist strives to make her host country more inclusive for all refugees

During her journey to safety, Yeraldine, a lesbian from Venezuela, faced much of the same discrimination as she had back home. On IDAHOTB, she talks about her efforts to make Ecuador a more inclusive place.

17 May 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

UNHCR welcomes U.S. renewed effort to end policy that endangers asylum-seekers

This statement is attributable to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR Representative for the United States and the Caribbean.

30 Oct 2021

UN agencies call for protection measures and a comprehensive regional approach for Haitians on the move

Joint statement by UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, OHCHR

30 Sep 2021

UNHCR welcomes U.S. plan to increase refugee resettlement

21 Sep 2021