How the U.S. compares with other countries taking in refugees
Although Europe is struggling to manage the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere, the countries facing the biggest refugee impacts are the ones closest to the fighting.
Refugees stream into Europe, where they are not welcomed with open arms
Many Europeans, especially in the continent's south, hold negative views of immigrants and are concerned about new arrivals from outside the EU.
DHS: Violence, poverty are driving children to flee Central America to U.S.
The three top municipalities sending children to the U.S. are all in Honduras. San Pedro Sula leads the list.
For World Refugee Day, 5 long-term refugee trends
Despite the ongoing conflicts in these countries, the number of refugees around the world is considerably less than it was two decades ago, numbering between 10 million and 12 million in recent years.
Data Feed: Social-media SOTU, obesity rising for poor teens, Syrian refugees
A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers.
The growing number of Syrian refugees
The number of Syrians who have left the country over the past two years. About half are under 18.
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