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Biden says he will raise refugee cap to 62,500 but warns the US will not ...

The Columbus Dispatch 05 May 2021
WASHINGTON – The Biden administration said Monday it would allow 62,500 refugees to resettle in the United States this year, reversing course after the White House initially said it would keep a historically low Trump-era limit on those fleeing war, violence and persecution ... Dispatch reporter Danae King contributed to this story.

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet to fight communal stigma and fears

The New Arab 05 May 2021
We want to showcase positive stories of refugees, provide useful information and show the other side of migration in Spain ... We want to showcase positive stories of refugees, provide useful information and show the other side of migration in Spain ... "In Spain, misinformation that targets the migrant and refugee population is among the most common.

Khalab & M’berra Ensemble

The Quietus 05 May 2021
From the population of a refugee camp, a supergroup ... 1 ... Together, Khalab and the M’berra Ensemble create fantastical shapes that tell stories of the refugee camp through a digitally-inverted lens, but what I really want to hear is that Tuareg supergroup in full voice, front-and-centre and leading the way – displaced but not silenced, roaring. .

San Jose Giants baseball is back, with just a few curveballs for fans

The Mercury News 05 May 2021
The organization was co-founded by Quyen Vuong, a woman with a great success story. Vuong, a former refugee who earned a Fullbright fellowship in 1989 to work in Vietnamese refugee camps in Hong Kong, earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale, received her MBA at ...

Sean Beckwith: The next phase for movie theaters in the valley

Aspen Times 05 May 2021
I don’t know who created artsy films; I assume it was the French, but they coined so many other artistic endeavors that it’s hard to figure out what’s not under their umbrella ... No offense to Aspen Film or other organizations of that ilk but, as heartbreaking as a refugee story is, did you see the end of “Avengers. Endgame”? ... .

Biden Announces New Refugee Cap 1 Month After Backlash

Yahoo Daily News 04 May 2021
The Biden administration is set to formally raise its cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 for the fiscal year, the White House announced on Monday after facing blowback last month for initially announcing it would keep limits set by former President Donald Trump ... For months, refugee agencies called on Biden for answers to no avail.

Biden says he will raise refugee cap to 62,500 but warns the US will not be able to meet new number

Yahoo Daily News 04 May 2021
"Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year," Biden said in a statement ... The White House has blamed the Trump administration for dismantling the system to process refugees, draining it of staff and funding.Story continues.

North Korean-born designer tells stories of fellow defectors through fashion

Korea Times 04 May 2021
ISTORY aims to tell the real stories of North Korean defectors through fashion. Based on the interviews she conducts with each North Korean refugee, Kang sketches a pattern, a visual encapsulation of the unique life story that defines who they are ... From the story of an electronics ...

Pivoting from offline into virtual events for enterprises nets Tame a $5.5M Seed round

Crunch 04 May 2021
In March 2020, Tame had a digital event suite for offline corporate events ... No sales. No marketing. Organically ... Tame is a really good example of that ... Hadzic himself is already a success story – he eventually made it into the tech industry after arriving in Denmark as a child refugee from war-torn Bosnia during the Yugoslavian civil war.

Rep. Jayapal: Biden’s address ‘was a vision full of progressive priorities’

New York Post 04 May 2021
More On.. joe biden. Caitlyn Jenner can teach the left a lesson about protecting girls’ sports. Letters to the Editor — May 4, 2021. Yes, America can still beat the coronavirus — don’t buy the panic stories. Biden raises refugee cap to 62,500 amid progressive outcry. In a brief message posted on Twitter Sunday, Rep ... Bloomberg via Getty Images.

3 new titles coming from Minnesota authors

Post Bulletin 04 May 2021
This children’s book tells the story of the brave, young Hmong children living in the Ban Vinai refugee camp in Thailand in 1986. Based on stories from the author’s older sister and her own memories, "Yang Warriors" introduces children and adults alike to an important part of history.

‘We never invited you to come here’

Inside Indonesia 03 May 2021
I have heard many similar stories of discrimination from refugees and asylum seekers living in Indonesia ... As part of the Nuraga Project, focused on collecting the stories of refugees living in Indonesia, I met and interviewed refugees and engaged in online conversation with others via Facebook.

Biden set to raise refugee cap to 62,500 after blowback, source says

News-Press Now 03 May 2021
The Biden administration is set to raise the refugee ceiling to 62,500 this fiscal year, according to a source familiar with the discussions, after receiving swift criticism last month when President Joe Biden kept the lower Trump-era cap in place.

Biden is raising the 2021 refugee cap to 62,500, but says 'the sad truth' is ...

Business Insider 03 May 2021
Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images President Joe Biden will raise this fiscal year's refugee cap to 62,500, the White House announced ... Biden wants to accept 125,000 refugees in fiscal year 2022, which begins in October. See more stories on Insider's business page ... As of March 31, just 2,050 refugees had been resettled in the current fiscal year.

Deported by Biden: a Vietnamese refugee separated from his family after decades in US

Yahoo Daily News 03 May 2021
The environment was very violent and corrupt.” At age 12, he said, he was brutally beaten and robbed.Story continues ... Facing bullying and violence in his school and neighborhood, he got involved in local street gangs, which offered him protection – a common story of south-east Asian refugees who grew up in poverty in California.