Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to U.S. life

World Nov 29, 2019

Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to U.S. life

International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom customs they need to succeed. When the school year begins, the refugee and immigrant children ...

World Nov 29, 2019

Smuggled Syrian pair hidden in car trunk die in Slovenia crash

Two Syrians, being smuggled in the trunk of a car, died in a crash Thursday, Slovenian police said, as the number of those sneaking into the EU member country have increased. The accident happened shortly after midnight on the highway from the capital Ljubljana toward ...

Iranian author asylum-seeker tastes freedom in New Zealand

Asia Pacific Nov 15, 2019

Iranian author asylum-seeker tastes freedom in New Zealand

A Kurdish-Iranian refugee who penned a book on a mobile phone while being held in an Australian detention camp said Friday he was celebrating life "as a free man" in New Zealand. Award-winning author Behrouz Boochani is in Christchurch to attend a literary festival and ...