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.
Refugians living in a loosely-connected set of self-governing units would be given a biometric card called a 'Sesame Pass'.
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.
With the EU's refugee relocation scheme due to end in September, progress has been painfully slow.
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.
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.
Anti-refugee sentiment is growing in Beirut.
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.
Employing Syrian refugees is not the same as protecting them.
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.
Sweden is not suffering a crime wave because of immigrants, but there are real obstacles to overcome in getting refugees into employement.
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.
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.
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.
The court's reasoning suggests deep skepticism of Trump's position and spotlights the main issues for the further appeals that will surely follow.
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.
Post-WWII Britain welcomed child refugees with open arms. Now they are put in camps and treated with contempt.
The plan is part of a wider trend to outsource and offshore immigration controls.