Most Asylum Seekers Are Not Cheaters

Most Asylum Seekers Are Not Cheaters

In the wake of the DSK case, stories of asylum cheats are spreading. But the reality is of honest, desperate people navigating a deeply flawed system.

Refugee Crisis Deepens in Mexico

Mexican human rights activists have issued an emergency appeal to apply international humanitarian standards in providing relief to more than 150 refugees.

Reforming Asylum Policy

Reforming Asylum Policy

President Obama has made some progress in making it easier for legitimate asylum-seekers to stay in the United States. But more can be done.

African Refugees and Immigrants: Challenges, Changes, Champions

African Refugees and Immigrants: Challenges, Changes, Champions

When ECDC was established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1983, our initial goal was to respond to the needs of a growing Ethiopian community in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. As we observe 27 years of service to the community in 2010, we celebrate growth and achievements in our branch offices in Arlington, Denver, and Las Vegas.

Postcard from…Nepal

Postcard from…Nepal

Bhutanese refugees in Nepal face an agonizing choice: wait for repatriation or go to a third country.

Still No Peace

Despite his recent visit to the region, President Bush’s policy is still undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace.

The Iraqi Refugee Crisis

The Iraqi Refugee Crisis

While the U.S. debates whether a civil war is raging in Iraq, the UN estimates that 2.6 million Iraqis have fled violence in their country causing a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.

Shaking Up Bhutan

The fairy tale kingdom of Bhutan is heading toward democracy. Overlooked has been the problem of over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees.