UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees calls for joint action to address shifting challenges of mixed movements in the Americas

9 Nov 2022

Former 'nature beginner' is now on the front lines of the fight against climate change

For Joshua, a refugee who fled gang violence, protecting the threatened tropical forests of his host country, Guatemala, has become both a calling and a moral imperative.

7 Nov 2022

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

For many displaced people in Latin America, new lives start in the kitchen

In a new cookbook, refugees and displaced people in the Americas and the Caribbean share their stories and the flavours of home – past and present.

12 Jul 2022

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

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR welcomes Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection in the Americas

10 Jun 2022

Mental health issues can be both the driver and result of displacement

While medicine shortages have forced some people with mental health issues to flee Venezuela, the stresses of journeys to safety throughout the Americas have pushed others into depression.

6 Apr 2022