Marita Kabura (right) and Ciza Oleria (left) were gearing up in late June for their second 4th of July in the US. Refugees from a UN in camp in Tanzania, they were resettled a year ago in Clarkston, Ga. Since the 1990s, aid agencies, contracted by the federal government, have resettled thousands of refugees from more than 50 countries in this suburban Atlanta town.
As disabled women refugees, Dahabo Hassan Maow and Aitm Caroline Ogwang faced tremendous obstacles. But they've overcome every one and now advocate for other women in need.
The Boston Marathon bombings could not have been foreseen in the case files of 8-year-old asylum seeker, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and his 15-year-old brother, Tamerlan. What should be questioned is whether US authorities do enough to integrate immigrant children once they arrive.
Doctors in Syria describe being targeted in bombing campaigns and risking death, detention, and torture to treat the wounded, whether civilians or fighters.
Sex trafficking has become an American cause célèbre. But does it divert attention from the broader human trafficking issue of modern-day slavery?
In a show of corporate social responsibility, DC Comics unleashes its superheroes on the problems in the Horn of Africa