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More Central America Kids Crossing Solo

Jessica Jones, Equal Justice Works Fellow at the Women's Refugee Commission, is quoted in this National Journal article.

Noticiando: Deportations and Adoption

Michelle Brané, Director, Detention and Asylum Program, spoke about the troubling case of Guatemalan immigrant Encarnacion Bail Romero with Maria Hinojosa of NPR on Latino USA. Listen to the audio here.

Judge gives Missouri couple custody of illegal immigrant's child

Senior Program Officer Emily Butera was quoted by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Kansas City Star on the Encarnacion Bail Romero case.

Tug-of-Love Over Five-Year-Old Missouri Boy Will Be Decided Tomorrow

Emily Butera, Senior Program Officer, Detention and Asylum Program is quoted in this ABC News piece covering the Encarnacion Bail Romero case.

How to create livelihoods for displaced women

The Women’s Refugee Commission hosted a webinar on July 25, 2012, titled “Peril or Protection: Making Work Safe.” Eliza Villarino of Devex previewed the webinar in an article for Devex.

Nursing Fellow Burmese in Thailand Against Many Odds

A Huffington Post Green section article about a dedicated doctor working to protect fellow Burmese refugees on the Thai border mentions the Women's Refugee Commission.

Sister refugees from Congo bring hope to others

The Women’s Refugee Commission and the UN refugee agency held an event to mark World Refugee Day, which featured two refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sandra Uwiringiy’imana and Princesse Nabintu. To listen to an interview they did with UN radio click here.

Coalition Commends World Health Assembly's Action to Protect Health Workers in Humanitarian Crises

The Women's Refugee Commission, among other organizations, joined coalition members in a statement encouraging the WHO member states to adopt the resolution so that the work of developing methods to collect data and report on attacks can commence. Learn more.

Padres deportados intentan no perder a sus hijos

Michelle Brané, Director of our Detention and Asylum Program, was featured in a Univision piece (in Spanish) about detained immigrant parents being separated from their children.

Watch part 1 here.

Watch part 2 here.

Girl Refugees -- From The Hands of Smugglers to Community Leaders

Read this Forbes.com blog on the remarkable stories of Voices of Courage honorees Rim Tekie Solomon and Olga Cantarero.