Settled into new homes, refugees in US say they are working for a better life for all

BY: - June 20, 2021

Violence, persecution and wars amid a global pandemic added to the growing number of displaced persons around the world last year. The United Nations reports that 11.2 million people were displaced from their homelands in 2020, bringing the total number of displaced persons in the world to 82.4 million. Of those forced to flee their […]

FL Congresswoman: It’s ‘outrageous’ that U.S. won’t help Venezuelans fleeing crisis

BY: - August 22, 2019

With an economic crisis in Venezuela causing refugees to flee to Florida and other parts of the U.S., Democratic Congresswoman Donna Shalala of Miami says a decision may be coming soon on whether to grant special legal status for Venezuelan immigrants. Shalala was among those in the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives that voted last […]