The Kurds’ Prisons and Detention Camps for ISIS Members, Explained

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Trump Slashes Refugee Cap to 18,000, Curtailing U.S. Role as Haven

WASHINGTON — President Trump has decided to slash the American refugee program by almost half, deeply…

What Is the Refugee Program and Why Does the Trump Administration Want to Make Cuts?

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Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S.

WASHINGTON — The White House is considering a plan that would effectively bar refugees from most…

16,000 Readers Shared Their Experiences of Being Told to ‘Go Back.’ Here Are Some of Their Stories.

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‘These People Aren’t Coming From Norway’: Refugees in a Minnesota City Face a Backlash

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — John Palmer, a former university professor, has always had a cause. For…

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border

WASHINGTON — The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill on Wednesday to send $4.6 billion in…

‘The Weekly’: The Youngest Known Child Separated From His Family by the Trump Administration

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The Youngest Known Child Separated From His Family by the Trump Administration

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U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States has found no evidence so far that President Bashar al-Assad’s forces…

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy

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What Is Asylum and Who Can Seek It? Explaining Trump’s New Restrictions

WASHINGTON — In an effort to stem the flow of Central American migrants coming into the…

Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief

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Trump Sees an Obstacle to Getting His Way on Immigration: His Own Officials

WASHINGTON — Stephen Miller was furious — again. The architect of President Trump’s immigration agenda, Mr.…

From Refugee to Pentagon Correspondent, Helene Cooper on Covering ‘the Best Beat in Washington’

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