Posted on · In the base of the statue of liberty is Emma Lazarus’s sonnet The New Colossus reads, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Is this an accurate picture of immigration today?
Posted on · Some residents are packing up to leave, others are just arriving. And for some, the wait continues.
Posted on · With the holidays approaching, their handmade products are in high-demand.
Posted on · Refugee arrival numbers from fiscal year 2018 show sharp decreases in refugees from majority Muslim countries.
Posted on · Thousands of Syrians have been allowed to avoid returning to their war-torn country of origin
Posted on · A State Department official says the suspension of processing for refugees ended Tuesday, the date set in Trump’s executive order
Posted on · It's our final chapter in a series following the creation of a new health resource. Watch as a medical student takes her next big step: getting feedback directly from refugees.
Posted on · The number of refugees resettled in Texas has dramatically decreased since Donald Trump became president, according to new findings from the Pew Research Center.
Posted on · Ever since President Donald Trump put a hold on refugees to the United States, there’s been political turmoil, lawsuits and protests. But before the ban, Greater Houston welcomed more refugees than most U.S cities.
Posted on · Houston photographer Marti Corn has a new exhibit called Out of Darkness, for which she interviewed and photographed members of Houston's refugee community. She tells Michael Hagerty why she wanted to tell their stories. The photos and stories are on display at Redbud Gallery through June 28. MORE: Photo Exhibit Chronicles Life in Former Freedman's […]
Posted on · Millions have been displaced as a result of Syria's civil war. While many have fled to Europe, some are also coming to the United States. And once again, Houston seems to be the ultimate destination for a number of migrants and refugees. We learn why on this edition of Houston Matters, as we talk with […]
Posted on · For the first time since 1997, the National Hockey League is considering expanding. Starting this month, the 30-team professional hockey league has begun accepting bids for new franchises. Houston would seem, on the surface, to be a natural choice – the fourth largest city in the country, the largest in North America without an NHL […]
Posted on · Since October, more than 52,000 undocumented children have come into the U.S. Most of these children are from Central America, and many of them arrived unaccompanied by adults. The local response here in Greater Houston has been mixed. Organizations like Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are asking for donations, foster care parents, and […]
Posted on · According to theÂ Refugee Resettlement Program of Texas, last year the Lone Star state took in more than seven thousand refugees; more than two thousand found their way to Houston. Such refugees, persecuted in their homeland, have been given legal entrance to the United States. They come from homes they didnât really want to leave, […]
Posted on · According to the Refugee Resettlement Program of Texas, last year the Lone Star state took in more than seven thousand refugees; more than two thousand found their way to Houston. Such refugees, persecuted in their homeland, have been given legal entrance to the United States. They come from homes they didnât really want to leave, […]