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

28 Jun 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

Hawa Hassan and Mindy Kaling team up to make a Somali pasta dish on BuzzFeed Tasty

Somali home-cook Hawa Hassan guides actor, producer and UNHCR supporter, Mindy Kaling, through how to make Suugo Suqaar, a spicy Somali pasta dish.

8 Sep 2021

Meet the young champion soaring to the top of the chess world

Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled violence in Nigeria and ended up in a homeless shelter in New York, where he learned the game that changed their lives.

20 Jul 2021

Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games

Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.

30 Jun 2021

Statement attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the need to end US COVID-19 asylum restrictions

20 May 2021