User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-Regional
Category: Refugees
Last updated: Feb 25 2020 13:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As Trump barricades the border, legal immigration expected to drop 30 % by 2021 25.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Legal immigration has fallen more than 11% and a steeper drop is looming.
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Western states widely support refugee resettlement 13.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s executive order meant to limit resettlement, but the West is opting for more.
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Colorado’s Joe Neguse criticizes new Trump immigrant restrictions as xenophobic 1.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Friday that it is curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration. Officials said immigrants from Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will face new restrictions in obtaining certain visas to […]
Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement 15.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions.
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Iran says it “unintentionally” shot down Ukrainian jetliner 11.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Iran announced Saturday that its military ‘unintentionally’ shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 aboard.
Texas will no longer accept new refugees, first under Trump administration 11.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Texas will no longer accept the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order, Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday.
Kafer: Colorado communities embrace refugees despite Trump opt-out 10.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Kudos to Aurora, Centennial, Littleton, Arvada, and Arapahoe County for voting this week to accept refugees.  Last month, Golden, Denver, and Jefferson County passed similar resolutions and Gov. Jared Polis notified the U.S. State Department that Colorado will continue to be a refuge for displaced peoples. Hopefully other cities and counties soon will join them. Lawmakers who voted to take in refugees not only have acted on behalf of vulnerable people fleeing war and tyranny, they have acted in their voters’ best interests. That’s because refugees benefit the communities that take them in.
Colorado communities welcome refugee resettlement 8.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Communities across the Denver metro area are making it clear that they are open to foreign refugees seeking a new start in America, with Aurora, Centennial, Littleton, Arvada and Arapahoe County among those acting on resettlement resolutions this week.
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Watch Live: Trump addresses nation following Iranian attacks 8.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The White House said President Trump would address the nation following an Iranian missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops during remarks scheduled at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Amid death and urban renewal, a rough year for the refugees of Denver’s Street Fraternity 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
At least four members of a refugee self-help group called Street Fraternity died from car wrecks and guns in 2019. The Street Frat soccer team got booted from an indoor league. Rising rents and urban renewal raised economic pressure on refugee families.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Dec. 30 – Jan. 5 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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GOP governors grapple with whether to accept refugees or not 23.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
An executive order by President Donald Trump giving states the right to refuse to take refugees is putting Republican governors in an uncomfortable position.
16-year-old shot to death in Aurora Monday identified 18.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office has identified the 16-year-old boy who was shot to death on Monday evening.
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One person shot in alleged robbery in Arvada; police looking for suspect 18.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
One person was shot in a robbery in Arvada, the Arvada Police Department tweeted on Wednesday.
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Deer in Coal Creek Canyon shot in head with crossbow euthanized by wildlife officials 18.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Someone with a crossbow in Coal Creek Canyon shot a deer in the head and wildlife officials had the animal euthanized.
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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Denver, police looking for driver 18.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a pedestrian Tuesday in Denver.
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Man charged in hit-and-run death of Eritrean refugee 18.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver district attorney on Tuesday charged the 67-year-old man accused of hitting and killing an Eritrean refugee with his Winnebago last week in southwest Denver. 
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Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to U.S. life 28.11.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom customs they need to succeed.
U.S. held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him.
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How an Eritrea refugee ran to daylight — and to Denver 2.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
To understand the runner, you have to understand the journey. The kid went to prison at age 12, after his family’s first escape attempt from the east African country of Eritrea went south. “They had us in one container,” Yonatan Kefle, Yoni to his friends and coaches, recalls. “But I could see. I could hear […]
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