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9 out of 10 children are out of school worldwide. What now? 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Recovery will take years, and other lessons from "education in emergencies" around the world.
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Editorial: The global crisis we're forgetting about — 71 million people displaced by war and unrest 13.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world faces a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions propelled by war and political instability, and so far has not devised workable remedies or programs.

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Local clinic works with immigrants struggling with mental health issues 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A local clinic is working with immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead area with mental health issues.
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Nonprofit works with immigrants struggling with mental health issues 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A nonprofit is working with immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead area with mental health issues.
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Editorial: Trump's war against immigration is grinding on — with unfortunate success 1.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Over the last three years, the Trump administration has ignored Congress and, often, federal law, to reshape U.S. immigration policy.

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Letters to the Editor: Mike Pence, Trump's coronavirus czar, has a terrible public health record 28.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

As governor of Indiana, Mike Pence enacted an antiabortion law and decimated the state's public health spending. Now he'll oversee the U.S. coronavirus response.

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Policast: New poll numbers show Minnesotans largely support refugees 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
On today's edition, New poll numbers show Minnesotans largely support refugees; only a matter of time before the new coronavirus shows up here
Wednesday a.m. update: Your neighbor probably supports refugee resettlement 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus a roundup from the latest Democratic presidential debate.
MPR News/Star Tribune poll: Most Minnesotans open to refugees 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesotans support refugee resettlement in their communities by a wide margin, according to a new MPR News/Star Tribune Minnesota Poll.
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Changes to the ‘public charge’ rule: 8 key questions, answered 25.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Starting this week, the federal government is expanding the scope of its “public charge” rule, a move that will make it tougher for some immigrants to access public aid. Here’s what you need to know.
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5 Charts That Show Trump’s Anti-Immigration Policies Are Working 24.2.2020 Mother Jones
When President Donald Trump took office, he wasted no time in overhauling immigration system with high-profile moves such as separating asylum seekers from their children, rolling back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and diverting federal funds to build a border wall. Yet along with these dramatic changes, the administration has been implementing […]
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After living in the U.S. for more than half a century, this Cuban activist may be deported 20.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Cuban exile Ramón Saúl Sánchez's privileged status among immigrants -- a result of long-standing U.S. opposition to communism -- is threatened, as he finds himself increasingly vulnerable to deportation.

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Op-Ed: Here's what happens to the asylum seekers we turn away 11.2.2020 LA Times: Commentary

In the year since the 'remain in Mexico' policy was put in place, less than 1% of asylum seekers have been granted entry to the U.S.

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MN-based study: Intensive mental health therapy can help heal refugees fleeing war 8.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A first-of-its-kind study of Karen refugees in St. Paul diagnosed with major depression offers hope that refugees scarred by the trauma of war and torture can recover.
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A New Report Reveals Climate Change Is Increasing Gender-Based Violence 3.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Climate breakdown and the global crisis of environmental degradation are increasing violence against women and girls, while gender-based exploitation is in turn hampering our ability to tackle the crises, a major report has concluded. Attempts to repair […]
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Polk County removed a Somali mother’s kids. Somalis are asking why. 30.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Somalis in Minnesota and the world are watching the case of an East Grand Forks mother whose children were removed by child protective services. Somali community members believe she’s being treated unfairly, but the facts are not black and white.
At Bemidji town hall, Jason Lewis supports county's ban on refugees 24.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
People in Beltrami County are still divided and angry about a county board vote barring refugees earlier this month. It’s where Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis had a public meeting Thursday evening.
Will thousands of Rohingya refugees be sent to a remote island? 23.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

A plan by Bangladesh to move 100,000 Rohingya Muslims to an uninhabited island in the Bay of Bengal is moving forward despite opposition from refugee leaders and human rights groups.

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Op-Ed: Liberals and conservatives both misuse facts. But there are ways to stop that impulse 22.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Even without resorting to 'alternative' facts, people with different ideologies will disagree about which facts are relevant.

A rich history of pre-genocide Armenia hides in family heirlooms and handwritten notes 17.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Scholars are building a record of memories from the Armenian diaspora that chronicle an often untold perspective on life under the Ottoman Empire.

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