Resettlement is a valuable tool in helping protect and improve the lives of refugees. The U.S. resettles more refugees than any other country but it is currently unable to rapidly resettle refugees who face high risks of danger in the countries where they live. The virtue of the U.S. resettlement program should not be limited to the volume of refugees it resettles but also to how well its resettlement program can be used as a tool of protection for the world’s most vulnerable refugees.
U.S. Obligations in Refugee Crises Are Multiple, Including Support for Resettlement of the Most Vulnerable
In his July 23 Foreign Policy blog post, “The Arab Spring’s Looming Refugee Crisis,” writer Chris Ulack misreports Human Rights…
Mass flight from Libya presents urgent need for the U.S. to implement reforms to its refugee resettlement program
As the international community responds to migrants and refugees fleeing Libya, the particular resettlement needs of refugees in Libya must…
According to news reports, more than 140,000 refugees have fled Libya in the wake of ongoing turmoil, a number that…
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