Day: June 20, 2021

UNHCR Touts Higher Refugee Resettlements, Eventually

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says he looks forward to boosting global refugee resettlements after sharp declines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and drastic cuts to resettlements in the United States under the former Trump adminis…

US Sending 2.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Taiwan

The United States says it is sending 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, substantially increasing its initial promise of 750,000 shots.Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said the increased doses from the U.S. are a “moving gesture of friendship.” …