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Deportee and refugee camps could start popping up along the border thanks to Donald Trump's new immigration policies that target anyone living in the country illegally.
UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee visited refugee camps in Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar, where Rohingya refugees have taken shelter after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine State.

Immigration and human rights specialists have warned of an "explosive" situation on the US southern border if Donald Trump's plan to deport undocumented immigrants to Mexico comes to pass.
Thousands of refugees, stuck in legal limbo, were vulnerable to risks ranging from statelessness to relocation to refugee camps. In Jordan, Syrian refugees must register with the interior ministry to obtain identity cards, which allow them access to ...
refugee camps should not exist in the first place: they represent a crime and a political failure. For over a century, camps have undermined the western notion of the city as a civic space in which the rights of citizens are inscribed and recognized ...
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 22, 2017, on page 2. Recommended. Related Articles.

Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S.
Given the often intense needs of this growing population, which include immigrants and refugees who have come from poverty, war-torn countries and refugee camps, the district is formulating a plan to open a newcomer academy as soon as next fall at the ...
Suspected al Shabaab militants tried to kidnap a non-local woman teacher at Kambi Primary school in Garissa county on Saturday. County commissioner James Kianda said refugee camps are safe havens for the terror group. "That is why the government ...
The UN Refugee Agency has lauded Ethiopia for its commitment in hosting refugees and providing asylum and other basic needs. UNHCR Ethiopia ...
More than 290,000 people live in refugee camps in Tanzania's northwestern Kigoma District. The vast majority came from neighboring Burundi.
Gathered inside a tent along the Bekaa valley in Lebanon, Chris Pullium, senior pastor at First Christian Church in Tyler, saw some of the challenges Syrian refugees face.
Christian television ministry SAT-7 is set to launch educational programs in refugee camps in the Middle East as part of its bid to reach the most vulnerable ...
Christian television ministry SAT-7 is set to launch educational programs in refugee camps in the Middle East as part of its bid to reach the most vulnerable people with the Gospel of Christ.
A donated double stroller, a box of utensils, diapers, blankets, towels and other supplies were sitting nearby. For Soltow, it was the images and stories coming out of Syria and the refugee camps - "just the overwhelming need" - that pushed him to get ...
First there were anti-migrant grills to block off pavements, now Paris City Hall has rolled in large boulders to dissuade migrants from setting up camps outside an official humanitarian centre in Paris.
Theo James wants to help share the stories of Syrian refugees who have been displaced from their homes. The British actor, known for his work on The ...

(ANSAmed) - BERLIN, FEBRUARY 14 - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said Tunisia can't host refugee camps for asylum seekers in the country, in an interview with German newspaper Bild.
During the reporting period, 4,753 refugees were supported to voluntarily return to Somalia by road. In total, as of 31st January, 44,365 Somali refugees had returned home since 8th December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of ...
human rights lawyers are seeking to put Australia on trial for crimes against humanity over the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers on two Pacific islands.
Maiduguri - From the greatest of adversities in the crisis sparked by the Islamic militant Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria have emerged heroic acts of selflessness.
Madrid, February 12, 2017 (SPS) - The friendly association with the Sahrawi people of the Spanish city of Burgos announced Saturday that a specialized medical team and a large batch of medical supplies will be sent to the Sahrawi refugee camps.
The Greek government has been under criticism for deplorable conditions in its refugee camps. But at some camps security is a bigger issue.
Madrid, February 12, 2017 (SPS) - The friendly association with the Sahrawi people of the Spanish city of Burgos announced Saturday that a specialized medical team and a large batch of medical supplies will be sent to the Sahrawi refugee camps.
refugees have died in freezing conditions over the winter - but women and girls face further danger too. Refugees have spoken up about the overcrowded and ...
refugees have died in freezing conditions over the winter - but women and girls face further danger too. There are around 3,000 refugees living in the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, who have fled conflict and persecution in search of safety ...
Madrid, February 09, 2017 (SPS) - Spanish associations with the Saharawi people are currently working to collect humanitarian aid that will be sent to the Sahrawi refugee camps. In the province of Andalusia, associations of solidarity with the Saharawi ...
Feeling unsafe and vulnerable, having limited access to water and electricity, still living in tents; these were just some of the concerns picked up by researchers speaking to refugees who are living in Greek camps.
A million trees are to be planted in Ethiopia to fight deforestation around camps hosting hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees who rely almost entirely on wood for fuel, a United Nations agency said on Wednesday.
Kenya's High Court has blocked a government order to shut down a refugee complex, ruling that the closure would have amounted to an act of group persecution against Somali refugees.
refugee camps for Burundians fleeing political violence are overcrowded and need more land to host the hundreds of refugees arriving each day, according to the United Nations.
Kristin Davis has written a post on The Huffington Post about what travelling to refugee camps with the UNHCR has taught her.
refugee camps for Burundians fleeing political violence are overcrowded and need more land to host the hundreds of refugees arriving each day, according to the United Nations.
FILE - refugees who fled Burundi's violence and political tension wait to board a U.N. ship, at Kagunga on Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, to be taken to the port ...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- It was a packed out service on Sunday morning in Syracuse where dozens attended a special mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate ...
Gertrude Badaru, the Arua District agricultural officer, said most farmers are selling their produce to the markets and refugee camps without keeping some food in reserve. "People should learn to reserve food for the future, I know the number of ...
The bears, lovingly crafted by volunteers in south-east Queensland, are bound for a new home with a child in Austria, Turkey or Greece.
Under the plan, the EU will also provide support for the setting up of "safe" refugee camps in Libya and the voluntary repatriation for refugees willing to return to their countries of origin.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the largest city in Lesbos - Mytilene - on Friday, to condemn the recent spate of deaths in Greek refugee camps. The demonstrators demanded improvements be made in the living conditions for refugees, and ...
Main opposition New democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on the government to deal with the repercussions of the refugee issue on the local communities.
Every trip I have made to visit UNHCR refugee camps has left me profoundly humbled at the strength and resilience of the people I meet.
The idea of buy-one-give-one is that for every play kit sold in the United States, similar aid is given to children currently living in refugee camps who have been displaced by war and other factors in the Middle East. The founders wish to provide ...
Madrid, February 02, 2017 (SPS) - The association of Zamora (Spain) of friendship with the Sahrawi people announced the sending, in March, of a specialized medical delegation which will provide treatment and perform consultations and surgical ...
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose tighter vetting of travelers entering the United States. OPINION: When President Donald Trump announced the executive orders to indefinitely ban Syrian refugees from entering the United ...
European Union interior ministers have given a green light to the plans to finance refugee camps in North Africa. The camps would be used by the United Nations refugee agency and aid groups to process applications of those people intending to immigrate ...
Madino Dhurow stands by her makeshift shelter In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, Somali refugee and mother of six Madino Dhurow stands by her makeshift shelter in the Daryeel camp for the displaced.
A third person has died in a week in the Moria refugee camp on Greece's Lesbos Island, raising alarm about the grim winter conditions in overcrowded facilities that critics have denounced as deplorable.
One of the most humiliating realities for Middle Eastern refugees involves a basic human need: going to the bathroom. At camps like Zaatari in Jordan, people walk miles and wait in endless lines to use unsanitary facilities, raising the possibility of ...
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have sought refuge in southeastern Bangladesh in recent months after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine State, but many are living amid hard conditions on the Bangladeshi side of the border.
Former refugee James Chol Bol is back in the Omaha Tuesday after spending six weeks in Africa giving back to those in the camps where he grew up.


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