refugees

For Immigrant Families, WhatsApp Is a Lifeline — and a Rare Connection to the Worlds They Left Behind

Priya Shah, 25, wakes up most mornings to the constant ping of WhatsApp messages. Bleary-eyed, the London-based accountant will grab her phone from her bedside…

Ai Weiwei on His New Doc and the Plight of the Refugee

Sixty-year-old Ai Weiwei, China’s most famous artist and dissident, has some thoughts about the new social credit system his homeland has devised to rate its…

Return to High Chaparral

Last year, we visited High Chaparral, a theme park celebrating America’s mythic Wild West in wintery Sweden that had become a welcoming home for refugees…

LGBT Refugees Find Europe Is No Utopia

When Lina* started the interview portion of her application for asylum in Germany, she received some unexpected questioning. “I’ve come here because I can’t raise…