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With the help of a film maker from St. Louis, the two hope to not only start new lives here but bring international attention to the desperation in their terrorism-wracked homeland.

  • Greg Weeks

It’s probably an odd sight if you aren’t expecting it.

  • J.B. Forbes •

More than 100 people marched along Delmar Boulevard in University Ciyt on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in support of bringing Syrian refugees to Ame…

Faizan Syed, executive director of the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations, holds a megaphone for Rabbi Susan Talve…

  • J.B. Forbes •

Katie Seay (left), 27, and Carly Troxell, 30, from Maplewood, listen to Faizan Syed, (right) executive director of the St. Louis chapter of th…

Country's status as a base for the terror group ISIS has some afraid that terrorists will enter the U.S. with refugees

  • Pamela Dolan

Our faith requires us to pray for our enemies. If nothing else, such prayers will convert our own hearts, removing the stains of hatred and fear

So far, the U.S. face to Syrian refugees has not been welcoming 


More than 30 governors, including Bruce Rauner of Illinois, say they will bar refugees in wake of Paris attacks.

Say U.S. now can't guarantee terrorists will not slip in with them 

Just returned from refugee camps in Greece 

He asks for more action on climate change to GOP-controlled body that has resisted it.

Millions of Syrian refugees are fleeing the humanitarian crisis in their country and seeking shelter elsewhere.

Reese Witherspoon co-stars in big-hearted movie.

For decades, political refugees have helped define the face of need in the St. Louis region.

  • BY DOUG MOORE • > 314-340-8125

At the New American Preparatory Academy, children from 23 countries speaking 18 languages come together to get better acclimated to U.S. culture.

On Friday, the International Institute marked having served 20,000 refugees since 1979. A look at the top nations from which those refugees ha…

  • BY DOUG MOORE • > 314-340-8125

International Institute of St. Louis celebrates milestone.

  • By Sarah Baraba

Alimatu Sesay came to the United States from a refugee camp in Sierra Leone in 2005. She spent 15 years there after her husband and both her p…