A collection of news and information related to Refugee published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 785 » View baltimoresun.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-66 Next >
On a recent Wednesday morning inside an Elkridge apartment, three foreign-speaking mothers gather around two volunteers to learn how to decrypt the English language. The mothers, all Chin natives, hover over elementary-level workbooks and flashcards,...
As a boy, Abdi Hassen helped his father nurture and harvest maize, wheat and tropical fruits — until the early 1990s, when his father vanished. "He was disappeared because of his political opinion. I don't know if he is alive or not now," said...
"Welcome to America." It's a traditional greeting that implicitly embodies notions of acceptance, hope and opportunity. But that simple phrase can also be used as a taunt, as I witnessed during a youth soccer game in Baltimore where the teams were...
Franklin D. Rooseveltreceived 85 percent to 90 percent of the Jewish vote in 1932, 1936, and 1940. How was it, then, that in the run-up to the 1944 election, FDR's top Jewish supporters were worried that he might lose a significant portion of the Jewish...
Tags: Iran, Judaism, Democratic Party, Israel, Republican Party
I am a restaurant owner in Baltimore and have been successfully employing refugees from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) resettlement center for the past seven years ("Short course in American life," March 3). All of them are legally authorized to...
Two Bhutanese refugees were shot, one of them fatally, in an apparent robbery in Northeast Baltimore, one of two double shootings investigated by Baltimore police Tuesday night. Big Bahadur Gurung, 20, had emigrated two months ago, after being given...
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
A field with overgrown grass and patches of mud, two rusty soccer goals without nets and a tired chain link fence was the setting for soccer practice on a hazy Monday afternoon at Northeast Middle School on Moravia Road. Jill Pardini, of Waverly, tried...
It took some effort, but Katherine Davis was able to pare down her possessions for the coming year so they fit in one backpack. The 2004 Glenelg High School graduate sold most of her furniture and clothes. She gave her television and Prius to her...
Foreign films are definitely among the good things in life that come to those who wait. Today, any home can be an art house. You can satisfy your wanderlust without sweating passports or custom forms. Indeed, the best foreign directors often place a...
Tags: Kyle MacLachlan, Dance, England, Dancing, Blu-ray Discs
—As the small plane entered the pattern to land at this town on the eastern edge of Kenya, the view from the window was of miles and miles of scrubby landscape, low trees and bushes almost the same brown color as the sandy earth beneath them. Hardly...
Tags: Benedict XVI, Foreign Aid, Somalia, Charity
The world has been slow to react to the growing specter of famine in Somalia, despite repeated warnings by the United Nations and aid organizations that millions of people are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that nearly 4 million...
Dec 13, 2012 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Sep 6, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 4, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 24, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 9, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 24, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 24, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Sep 8, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Sep 15, 2011 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Jul 18, 2011 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Oct 24, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jul 31, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Original site for Refugee topic gallery.