Québec's partial suspension of refugee sponsorship by private organizations in the province highlights the challenges of Canada’s reliance on resettlement to welcome refugees.
As countries around the world develop their own private sponsorship systems, they should acknowledge how elusive refugee status can be. Policy-makers should proceed accordingly.
The war in Syria has reached a crisis point, with close to 400,000 deaths and more than 11 million people displaced.
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
Syrian refugees in Lebanon know how best to manage their resources, but food aid currently prevents them.
It's not necessarily because of Islamophobia.
The revolution begun by Syrians exactly eight years ago has been won – by the murderous leader they rebelled against. But the struggle for freedom, dignity and justice Syrians launched is not over.
Research shows that when refugees arrive in Canada they find a health system that is ill-equipped to meet their complex social and psychological needs.
On this World Children's Day, we need to critically assess how Canada's doing helping young refugees settle into their new homes and their new lives.
A new refugee mapping project has revealed an alternative image of Europe as a space that is being shaped by migrants and their struggle.
One of the World Bank's mandates is to prepare for the physical and human capital reconstructions of post-conflict Syria. But an image reconstruction of Syrians and of Syrian refugees is also needed
Social media can act as the engine room for public engagement with refugees, allowing people to move beyond 'I should do something' to 'I will take action'.
Maps can be an invaluable tool in a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. A pilot project trained Syrian refugees at a Jordan camp to create their own.
Syrian refugee children are not getting the care they need in the wake of the trauma they have endured. Here's why that's bad for them and bad for the rest of the world.