World Relief Spokane preparing to support 200 Afghan refugees

SPOKANE, Wash. -- World Relief Spokane is preparing to welcome and support around 200 Afghan refugees recently evacuated from Kabul.  Executive Director Mark Finney gave an update on their efforts in a Facebook live video posted over the weekend.  Finney…

US sets a refugee cap of 18,000 for next year -- a new historic low

The Trump administration told Congress it intends to dramatically cut the number of refugees it will admit in the next fiscal year, only up to 18,000 refugees, according to the State Department -- marking a historic low and threatening to further erode the nation's refugee resettlement program.

US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children

The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them.

Refugees celebrate new life in Spokane

Two years ago, Shadrack Mungualinipa escaped war and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to find a new future in America with his family. He may be only 10 years old, but Mungualinipa already has a deep appreciation…

Syrian refugee a victim of London fire

A Syrian refugee who escaped civil war for a better life in the UK has been named one of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London, the UK-based Syria Solidarity Campaign said Thursday.