Kolkata and Partition: Between Remembering and Forgetting
In West Bengal’s capital city, suppressing the painful history of the 1947 Partition allows for the celebration of moments of endurance and success.
Where Do Afghanistan’s Refugees Go?
Thousands of Afghans are desperately trying to flee their country following a hasty U.S. withdrawal.
The World War II Escape Route from France to Martinique
After the fall of France to the Nazis in 1940, some refugees tried to make it out through the Caribbean.
How the Vietnam War Shaped US Immigration Policy
The makings of our modern resettlement system can be traced back to the fallout of the Vietnam War, a cascade of international crises stoked by the U.S.
A New Novel Explores Art Theft, History, and Child Refugees
Ellen Umansky's novel The Fortunate Ones explores the psychological fallout of the World War II Kindertransport, which moved child refugees to England.
Refugees Have Always Made Americans Nervous
What happens when a big stream of refugees enters an American community, bringing their foreign customs and values and taking scarce jobs?
Climate Change and Migration
Multiple research bodies show how climate change and natural disasters cause migration and refugees crises.
How Should Europe Welcome Refugees?
A comparison of the different ways European countries welcome refugees suggest that a combination of methods works best.