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Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Be an Opportunity to End the Practice of Detaining Migrants?

Is there any good news in the COVID-19 pandemic? On the issue of migration detention, there just may be. Overcrowding,...
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New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum Is Not Yet the Fresh Start Needed, NGOs Argue

Some elements of the new Pact on Migration and Asylum for the European Union (EU) constitute a positive change in...
A refugee family in Beirut, Lebanon

We Need To Look at How Families, Not Just Individuals, Are Affected by Displacement

Families and individuals experience forced displacement differently. And most individuals have a family from whom they have been separated and...
Eritrean refugees resettled to the USA

U.S. Bishops Disappointed at Lowest Refugee Resettlement Number Yet

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed “disappointment” at a “heartbreaking” low ceiling of 15,000 refugees to be...
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How to Address Climate Change-Related Displacement

International cooperation and community participation are desperately needed to address climate change-related displacement according to experts at a panel discussion...
Internally displaced children in Burkina Faso

ICMC’s New Joint Project Brings Education to Displaced Children in Burkina Faso

ICMC and its national member organization in Burkina Faso have launched a project to protect internally displaced children affected by...
Togolese migrant in Ivory Coast

New Roadmaps Show Steps for Better and Sustainable Migration in West Africa

ICMC Europe and partners have launched nine roadmaps with concrete steps towards improving migration and development in six West African...
ICMC Jordan’s Protection Centers: Empowering Adults and Children Through Informal Education

ICMC Jordan’s Protection Centers: Empowering Adults and Children Through Informal Education

Over 440 people graduated from ICMC Jordan’s Arabic literacy courses last year, including 367 women. Among them was Zaina, a...
European Civil Society Organizations: Refugee Resettlement Can’t Wait

European Civil Society Organizations: Refugee Resettlement Can’t Wait

Seven major civil society organizations and networks have launched a joint statement urging the European Union to urgently revive and...
The Fire in Moria Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

Fire in Greek Refugee Camp Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

The 8 September fires that destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have left 13,000 people...
Civil Society Organizations Urge the US Administration to Admit 95,000 Refugees in Fiscal Year 2021

Civil Society Organizations Urge the US Administration to Admit 95,000 Refugees in Fiscal Year 2021

Over 180 civil society and faith-based organizations including the  International Catholic Migration Commission and its national member, the United States...
Veiled woman in street

Learning to Cope With Her Husband’s Mental Illness: the Story of Suhad

When Muneer began suffering from psychotic depression, his wife Suhad was not equipped to deal with the disease, protect their...
Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has halted most international travel, the Global Forum on Migration and Development is more important...
Women in Jordan

Between Resilience and Vulnerability: Zaina’s Story

Zaina’s story illustrates what resilience means and how forced displacement as a result of armed conflict can throw a family...
Child's drawing

Bringing People Together for World Refugee Day During COVID-19

Ahead of World Refugee Day on 20 June, ICMC Jordan invited refugees and locals to share their experiences during online...

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