Yasir, a Sudanese asylum-seeker forced to flee his country, is now recovering. Yasir was illegally detained in Tripoli where he was routinely beaten.
Mohammed, a young Yemeni, arrived in Québec through Roxham Road searching for safety as he fled the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
Amid rising xenophobic attacks in South Africa, UNHCR ramps up aid for refugees, calls for urgent action
UNHCR is deeply concerned about recurring violence against foreign nationals, including refugees and asylum-seekers, in South Africa.
UNHCR is deeply shocked to see the heartbreaking photo of the drowned bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria from El Salvador washed up on the banks of the Rio Grande.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on 29 May 2019.
Wondering how you can help newly arrived refugees in your community? From donating clothing to sharing your skills and time, there are numerous ways you can make a refugee family feel welcome in their new home.
UNHCR calls on states to allow Venezuelan refugees and migrants to access safety, as security and humanitarian situation worsens in their country.
Hungary’s actions to force two asylum-seeking Afghan families to leave the country is deeply shocking and a flagrant violation of international and EU law.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on 7 May 2019.
The summer of 2017 saw 20,000 people cross into Canada via Roxham Road, the main entry point into Canada for asylum seekers crossing the border irregularly.