This isn't the first time the US has banned people based on nationality. History shows these exclusions have put our national security at risk and caused rifts with foreign allies.
On Holocaust Memorial Day, Donald Trump took to his desk to instruct his government to keep refugees out.
As Donald Trump orders a temporary ban on most refugees to the US, here is what the international law says.
With the many interconnected conflicts within Syria continuing, and with routes to safety increasingly blocked, what can Syria's 4.8m refugees expect in this ‘new’ year?
A PhD candidate retells the moving stories of Syrian women, as they try to find a place in their new neighbourhoods.
Many migrants would have stopped before they reached Europe – if only there had been the opportunities.
Rates of child marriage increase among refugee communities, where rates of sexual violence are high and opportunities for families low.
Integrating large refugee populations goes far beyond simply offering citizenship to some.
The international community seems totally incapable of stopping the bloodshed in Syria. But we can express our outrage.
There is precedent for mass rehoming: just look at what happened to the Ugandan Asian population.
The U.N. and other leaders met to discuss coordinating an international response to unprecedented numbers of refugees and migrants. Two migration experts examine issues the summits left unresolved.
Should Australia stick with its current model of state-controlled refugee resettlement schemes? Or are there other models we can learn from?
Syrians are the latest high profile refugees to arrive on British shores – what can history tell us about their prospects?
It's not just children who need support to cope, their families and caregivers do, too.
Can you visualize any number greater than 100? Migration experts explain why thinking about migrants en masse makes it difficult to address the nuances of each group's unique challenges.
The number of refugees crossing the Aegean has dropped in recent months, but thousands are still stuck on a Greek island.
İzmir, Turkey's third largest city, is a pit stop for Syrians headed to Europe – but for more and more of them, it's becoming a home.
It's the first global gathering to discuss humanitarian crises and opportunities – but talk and no action might still end up the order of the day.
Many groups have been labeled 'enemy' in the American past. A literary scholar looks at the role literature and philosophy have played in dispelling fears and shifting public attitudes.
Our collaboration with Point Taken, a new program from WGBH TV continues this week on the topic of Syrian refugees.