refugee

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Will Everett introduces us to an Iraqi musician who left his homeland several years ago to find artistic freedom. He now lives in Amman, Jordan where he's using his music to help make Iraqi refugees feel at home in the Jordanian capital.

Conflict & Justice

Missing asylum seekers

Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's geo quiz we asked whether the number of immigrants to the US is going up or down, and where most of them come from. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the answer from William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington. He says at least half of the people coming to the United States are from Latin America...and that newly released census numbers for 2007 indicate a slowdown in immigration.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked you to name the number of refugees in the world. The answer, provided by the United Nations refugee agency, is an estimated 42-million people.

Global Politics

Clinton ends Africa tour

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton finished up her 11-day tour of Africa today, after a final stop in Cape Verde. The World's Jeb Sharp reports that the trip was strong on rhetoric but not especially ground-breaking in terms of policy.

Conflict & Justice

Europe's plan for asylum seekers

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on an ambitious new plan announced by the Europe Union to resettle more refugees from around the world. It's partly to distribute them more equally around Europe. But it's also an attempt to lower immigration.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

We asked for the name of Amsterdam's longest canal. The answer is The Prinsengracht or the Prince's Canal. The Dutch city is also home to the Anne Frank House. There's a new video channel there. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Maureen MacNeil.

Conflict & Justice

Group Doueh

Group Doueh is from a refugee camp in Algeria. The band has a powerful sound that counts Jimi Hendrix as an influence. The World's Marco Werman has more.

Conflict & Justice

Health care in Spain

Health care access isn't a right in the US. But it is in many other countries? including Spain. Recently two Spanish towns began to chip away at that. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Vic, Spain.