Stories tagged: "refugee"

Bilal Alobaidi holding his ballot in front of mailboxes
Iraqi Refugee Votes in First US Presidential Election in Phoenix

Bilal Alobaidi came to the US as a refugee in late 2013. While he was able to get a job and exercise other rights, the one thing he couldn’t do was vote.

Trump Is Trying to Make It Harder for Torture Victims to Seek Asylum

The newly-proposed rule narrows the categories of people who face persecution based on race, nationality, religion, political opinions, or “social group.”

Arizona Capitol|Jessica Swarner
Advocates Take Home a Win After Arizona Senate Passes Pro-Refugee Resolution

More than 50 advocates took home a win after the Arizona Senate adopted a pro-refugee resolution they had spent the day promoting.