LA Passes Resolution Declaring Itself A 'Welcoming City' For RefugeesIt comes after President Trump signed an executive order giving cities and states the right to refuse the resettlement of refugees.
US Will Send Over 5,200 Troops To US-Mexico Border In Response To CaravansThe deployment is a direct response to two large migrant caravans traveling through Mexico and Central America toward the U.S.
US Slashes Number Of Refugees To 30,000 For Next YearThe Trump administration is cutting the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year to 30,000.
Detained Immigrant Children Describe Being Cold And HungryYounger children cried in caged areas where they were crammed in with teens, and they clamored for their parents. Toilets were filthy, and running water was scarce, they say,
UN Warns Of 'Humanitarian Catastrophe' In SyriaU.N. agencies are sending aid to some 50,000 displaced Syrians in a remote desert camp for the first time since June, as bombings continue near the capital Damascus.
Myanmar, Bangladesh Sign Agreement On Rohingya RefugeesRohingya Muslims have faced state-supported discrimination in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar for decades.
Syrian Refugee Reacts To President Trump's Decision To Attack Syria Militarily"People leave their houses and have no idea if they will go back alive," the woman told KCAL9's Andrea Fujii.
More Than Half Of Voters Back Temporary Ban On RefugeesThe survey was conducted before several protests erupted at LAX and airports nationwide this weekend against Trump's executive order Friday to bar individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days.
LA County Votes To Welcome Syrian Refugees To 'New, Peaceful And Productive Life'The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to welcome Syrian and other refugees fleeing persecution to a "new, peaceful and productive life in Los Angeles County."
House Passes Bill Co-Sponsored By Corona Lawmaker To Halt Syrian RefugeesRep. Ken Calvert (R-Corona) is cheering the passage of a bill he cosponsored to suspend the Obama administration's Middle Eastern refugee resettlement program until safeguards can be put into place.
Several State Governors Threaten Closed Borders To Syrian RefugeesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown says he'll work closely with President Barack Obama to ensure any Syrian refugees coming to California are "fully vetted in a sophisticated and utterly reliable way."
Syrian Refugee Family Needs Helping Hand In Pomona"I had to escape for my children," Fouad Wawieh says, "and their future."
Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff Calls For US To Expedite Immigration For 20,000 SyriansCongressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is advocating for the United States to speed up immigration for 20,000 Syrians.