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The flight: refugees head for the west - in pictures

Refugees entering the UNHCR registration centre in Gevgeliya, Macedonia. The refugees received travel documents allowing them to travel legally through Macedonia.

The Eternal Magic of Beirut

For many of us, it’s synonymous with war and strife. But for the artists, chefs, designers, architects and scholars who live there, Beirut will always be a place where ideas and beauty flourished ... and flourish still.


Form I-131 should be filed for advance parole. Generally, if you are seeking immigrant status like a green card, it is important to have all the documents in order, especially if you are going to travel abroad, before getting the green card on hand. If that is the case, one has to apply for a reentry permit, refugee travel document or advance parole travel document. If the application for advance parole is accepted, you may be able to travel and enter the U.S.


Refugee crisis: UK will resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees over five years - as it happened

Refugees and migrants take part in a protest to demand faster processing by local authorities of their registration and the issuing of travel documents, at the port of Mytilene, on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. Greece’s

Paris bomber not stopped because EVERY arrival is given travel papers

Documents show how Ahmad Almohammad was arrested on Leros after being saved from a sinking raft filled with migrants, but was let go and given a permit allowing him to get a ferry to mainland Europe.

Instructions for Application for Travel Document: (1) Reentry Permit for those needing readmission into the US; (2) Refugee Travel Document; (3) Advance Parole Document (for those who need to leave the US for a specific 'urgent humanitarian reasons', but intend to return within 1 year).


TRANSIT ESPEN RASMUSSEN For almost seven years, photographer Espen Rasmussen has travelled the world to document refugees and displaced people. The book TRANSIT tells the stories of some of the 43.2 million people on the run in the world today. From the makeshift camps in DR Congo to the slums of Colombia, the book presents stories of everyday life and the challenges displaced people and refugees meet every day, no matter in which country or which continent they find themselves.

4 Innovations That Could Turn Refugees From Burdens Into Assets—And Save Lives

The Refugee Studies Center's Alexander Betts thinks that simple changessuch as giving refugees travel documents and matching their jobs with the needs...