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After Fire at Refugee Camp, Europe Faces a Reckoning

By Matina Stevis-Gridneff and Mauricio Lima

Years after the Syrian refugee crisis subsided, asylum seekers from other nations face even higher obstacles to enter Europe, which is more ambivalent about accepting them than ever.

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Police Move Migrants From Greek Camp to Temporary Lesbos Site After Fires

By Niki Kitsantonis and Megan Specia

The move comes a week after fires destroyed the Moria camp, where 12,000 people were living. But rights groups say the new camp is only a temporary solution.

The Forgotten Refugee Crisis in Europe

Conditions at the Moria center on the island of Lesbos were already dire. This year, the coronavirus compounded the misery, and then fires razed the squalid camp, leaving thousands homeless.

These Families Feel Forgotten as N.Y.C. Pushes to Open Schools

By Eliza Shapiro

Months of remote learning have taken a harsh toll on New York City’s roughly 114,000 homeless students and their families.

After Fire Razes Squalid Greek Camp, Homeless Migrants Fear What’s Next

By Matina Stevis-Gridneff and Mauricio Lima

The camp, already a bleak emblem of Europe’s migrant policy, was locked down after a coronavirus outbreak, prompting some asylum seekers to set fires that left thousands homeless.

As N.Y.C. Reopens Schools, Homeless Families Face New Challenges

By Mihir Zaveri

As a new experiment in remote learning begins, students who live in shelters or doubled up with family may not have the resources they need.

The Secret History of America’s Only WWII Refugee Camp

By Keren Blankfeld

At the height of the war, 982 refugees fleeing the Nazis were invited by President Roosevelt to a converted military base in upstate New York.

The Sunday Read: β€˜The Children in the Shadows’

More than 100,000 of New York City’s public school students lack permanent housing. They are caught in bureaucratic limbo that often seems like a trap.

After Backlash, Homeless Men Will Move Out of the Upper West Side

By Juliana Kim

Some residents complained that the new neighbors were diminishing the quality of life in the area. Others felt that characterization was unfair.

N.Y. Will Move Homeless Men From Liberal Neighborhood After Backlash

By Nikita Stewart

The move of 300 men to the upscale Upper West Side neighborhood led to complaints and the threat of a lawsuit.

Tanker Asked to Rescue Migrants Off Malta Is Denied Permission to Dock

By Megan Specia

The weekslong refusal by Malta and other nations to allow a tanker from a major global company to dock reflects an escalation in hard-line tactics against migrants.

Trump Takes Night Off From Anti-Immigrant Talk to Swear In U.S. Citizens

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Michael D. Shear

Five new American citizens were stunned to be naturalized at a White House ceremony during the Republican National Convention. Some said they did not know they were being broadcast until friends called to tell them.

Family of Fort Hood Soldier Found Dead Demands Congress Investigate

By Allyson Waller

The police said there was no sign of foul play after they found a body, believed to be that of Sgt. Elder N. Fernandes, about 30 miles from the base in Central Texas.

Border Officials Weighed Deploying Migrant β€˜Heat Ray’ Ahead of Midterms

By Michael D. Shear

Even as the Republican convention tries to soften President Trump’s image, he has made it clear that the extreme immigration policies of his first four years will be central to his re-election pitch.

Kids Seeking Asylum Find Some Measure of It in One Makeshift School

By Myriam Vidal Valero and Rodrigo PΓ©rez Ortega

When the pandemic hit, volunteers had to find creative ways to educate migrant children living in limbo near the U.S.-Mexico border.

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