Limitations improve creativity: we think up solutions we would never have thought of in a lab.
Vietnamese at a camp in Guam seeking repatriation, September 1975.
National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 319, Box 19, declassification number 984082
Not all who fled Vietnam at the end of the war wanted to be resettled in the US. But those who returned faced an unwelcoming government.
Refugee rights activists greet a boat arriving in Naples harbour in May 2017.
Refugians living in a loosely-connected set of self-governing units would be given a biometric card called a 'Sesame Pass'.
An aerial shot of discarded life jackets on the Greek island of Lesvos.
In late 2015, 200,000 refugees a month were arriving on the Greek island of Lesvos. Tasos Markou went there to photograph their plight - and ended up joining the locals to help the new arrivals.
A Syrian refugee and his two daughters wait for relocation in northern Greece.
With the EU's refugee relocation scheme due to end in September, progress has been painfully slow.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes Syrian refugees arriving in Canada in December 2015.
News organizations have a powerful role in informing the public about refugee and migrant issues. Research shows they've struggled to do so in a way that humanizes Syrian refugees.
We need a clear understanding of how well immigrant students perform in education systems in order to best serve them.
(AP Photo/Christine Armario)
The future of our country depends on our youth. Many of our youth are immigrant students and we need to understand how to best support them so we can thrive as a nation.
Life on the margins: a Syrian refugee on the streets of Beirut.
Anti-refugee sentiment is growing in Beirut.
After 71 dead refugees were found in an abandoned refrigeration truck in September 2015, the Bochum Theater organized a public reenactment of the tragedy.
In Germany – a country where going to the theater is a deeply ingrained cultural tradition – the stage is a place to confront pressing political issues.
Syrian refugees on the Jordanian side of the border wait to enter a medical clinic in March 2017.
Employing Syrian refugees is not the same as protecting them.
Federico Barocci’s 1598 painting ‘Aeneas’ Flight from Troy.‘
As the United States bars its gates to newcomers, the 'Aeneid' – a story of war, exile, racial hatred and irrational fears – is particularly resonant.
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
Getting asylum seekers into jobs is the number one concern for Sweden.
Sweden is not suffering a crime wave because of immigrants, but there are real obstacles to overcome in getting refugees into employement.
Is Putin the new power broker in the Middle East?
Russia has managed to regain, at least in part, its role as a powerful interlocutor in the Middle East, which it lost after the fall of the Soviet Union.
A Turkish soldier watches the border line between Turkey and Syria near the southeastern village of Besarslan, in Hatay province, Turkey.
Caught out by the side effects of the Syrian civil war and deteriorating relations with the EU and the US, Turkey now appears to be in search of South-South cooperation.
A protester against President Trump’s immigration policy and a Trump supporter in New York City.
Data since 1950s show Americans have always been wary of refugees. A public opinion expert explains current attitudes toward Syrian refugees and what it means for building consensus on policy.
Outside the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
The court's reasoning suggests deep skepticism of Trump's position and spotlights the main issues for the further appeals that will surely follow.
Five-year-old Syrian refugee Leen works on her homework in Sacramento in November 2015.
Ban or no ban, finding a Syrian refugee in the U.S. isn't easy.
A scholar explains how mercy could be a simple act of opening oneself to those with opposing views.
Teenage migrants arrive in the UK, seeking safety and yet are surrounded by a new society’s suspicion.
Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Post-WWII Britain welcomed child refugees with open arms. Now they are put in camps and treated with contempt.