By Catey Vera, UNA-NCA Advocacy Fellow

A field worker from Intersos fastens a mask for a young refugee girl in Rome. Photo courtesy of UNICEF.

The ongoing pandemic has painfully stateless migrants and refugees’ already precarious situations: transnational travel has , governments have , and refugee camps are burdened with the added costs of supplying urgently-needed medical equipment. …

By Samin Huq, UNA-NCA Advocacy Fellow

Rosayra Pablo Cruz (middle), a Guatemalan mother who sought asylum in the US after the unsolved murder of her husband, as well as surviving a shooting and threat of gang violence, reunites with her sons, 5-year-old Fernando (second from left) and 15-year-old Jordy (right), in New York on July 13, 2018. Julie Schwietert-Collazo (left) of Immigrant Families Together, an organization that worked to reunite separated families including Cruz’s, accompanies them. (Photo Credit: Mary Altaffer/Associated Press)

The United States hosts the world’s largest immigrant detention system and spends increasing amounts of money on detention as a stop-gap for immigrants, including asylum-seekers. ICE’s total custody operations budget from roughly $864 million in 2005 to $3 billion in 2018 (and )…

By Jennifer Saxon, UNA-NCA Advocacy Fellow

Jamtoli Camp, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh (November 2018) | Photo courtesy of Doctors without Borders

In August 2022, the Rohingya refugee crisis will be recategorized as , a displacement affecting more than 25,000 people living outside of their country for more than five years. The Rohingya will add people to the 16 million who have already experienced…

By Shiraz De Vreede, UNA-NCA Advocacy Fellow

The Prirazlomnaya offshore ice-resistant oil-producing platform is seen in the Pechora Sea, Russia, on May 8, 2016. It is the world’s first operational Arctic rig that processes oil drilling, production, storage, end product processing and loading. | Sergey Anisimov — Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Arctic sea ice is critical to our planet’s temperature regulation, as white snow and ice reflect sunlight back to space in order to keep the ocean cool and maintain a balanced global temperature. Greenhouse gas emissions have disrupted this delicate ecosystem by melting…

By Julie Choi and Kayleigh Thompson, UNA-NCA Senior Advocacy Fellows

Aerial view of the Tokai Nuclear Power Plant

10 years after at Fukushima, the beginning of a two year process that will release more than

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