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A program that produces energy-saving stoves could keep girls and women safe and has possible benefits to the environment and fighting hunger.

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For some people seeking refuge or asylum from their countries of origin, Mexico has become not just a stop on the way to the U.S., but a permanent home.

People waiting outside of an aid distribution center at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya. (Photo from Flickr by Riyaad Minty)

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In the wake of terrorist attacks, Kenya is threatening to close Dadaab refugee camp. That has Seattle-area refugees worried about family still living there.

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After Turkey struck an agreement with the EU to return migrants and refugees who cross illegally to Greece, smugglers started offering trips to Italy.

Seattle should lead by example and remain a city open to refugees.

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A new "Speak Your Language" campaign is encouraging schools and parents to preserve home language.

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Finding relief and shelter in the U.S. are only the first challenges for refugees. Many also must tackle the language barrier.

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A young Muslim American breaks down how hostility towards her peers hurts everyone.

South Vietnamese refugees evacuated on a U.S. Navy vessel during the fall of Saigon in 1975. Thousands of refugees were resettled in the United States. (Photo via U.S. Marines)

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The Vietnamese Friendship Association, founded to help resettle refugees in the 1970’s, says they're ready to help a new wave from Syria.

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Deepa Iyer tackles the U.S.'s deepest racism, Islamophobia and xenophobia with our greatest asset: a multiracial nation.

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International Counseling and Community Services, which specializes in mental health care for refugees, has opened a new office in Kent.

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The Republican-backed legislation would suspend Obama's program to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees next year and intensify screening measures for refugees from Syria and Iraq.

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Gov. Jay Inslee vowed to keep Washington state open to receiving Syrian refugees, even as more than 20 governors throughout the U.S. vowed to keep them out.

Supporters celebrate as they watch official results from the election in front of the National League for Democracy Party (NLD) head office in Yangon. (Photo by REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)

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What does Seattle’s Burmese refugee population think about dramatic election results last week?

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European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.

A police officer beats back migrants trying to enter into Macedonia from Greece. (Photo from REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis)

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European leaders are turning their backs on what may be the defining crisis of our generation.

Sahra Farah, Director of Somali Community Services of Seattle. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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A Somali American pioneer challenges her community

Khagindra Rijal shares his experiences living as a Bhatanese refugee in Nepal. (Photo by Megan Herndon)

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A "Refugee Story Circle" video chat connected young Seattle refugees with Brazil, Qatar and beyond to share their stories of finding a new home.

Migrant domestic workers lay low on a Sunday afternoon at Victoria Park. Sundays are their only day off in Hong Kong. (Photo by Chong Kai Xiong)

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How a transpacific exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements.

Detainees left their marks on the walls of the building’s outdoor recreation courtyard using melted roofing tar. Many left their names and from where they emigrated. (Photo by Ana Sofia Knauf)

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Walking into the Inscape Arts and Cultural Center didn’t feel quite like I thought it would. The building looks more like a school or...

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Nine months ago, Zam Khup, a refugee from Burma, finally was able to welcome his wife, Ciin Nuam, and their six oldest children to the United...