First asylum-seekers relocate from Greece to Luxembourg

First asylum-seekers relocate from Greece to Luxembourg

ATHENS, Greece, Nov 4 (UNHCR)—It was the crack of dawn when 30 asylum-seekers from Syria and Iraq gathered around the departure gate at Athens International Airport on Wednesday, bound for a new life in a new land. The atmosphere was full of expectation. Some could...
Fleeing gangs, Salvadoran tailors make new life in Mexico

Fleeing gangs, Salvadoran tailors make new life in Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico, Oct 23 (UNHCR)—Alfonso*, his wife and their three children live in just one sweltering room in southern Mexico, the large sewing machine in the middle of the floor a reminder of the livelihood they left behind when they fled gang violence in El...

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