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Migration and Refugees

Migration issues are fraught with moral positions, confusion, and unexpected connections.

Pulitzer Center grantees look at the effects of climate and business on migration, the efforts of immigrants to preserve their own cultural identity, and the sacrifices they make in leaving family behind. Our journalists ask tough questions: How do refugees mobilize to take care of themselves when aid agencies fail?

Migration and Refugees exposes the risks and dangers refugees and migrants face as they leave one nation to seek a better home and a fresh start—only to find more obstacles and new threats. Resettlement presents its own set of challenges; hopes and promises prove illusory.

Migration and Refugees

“Child Harvesting” in Ethiopia’s Adoption Program

As Ethiopia's international adoptions become an increasingly lucrative business, adoption agencies are being accused of fraudulent paperwork and unethical recruitment of children—or “child harvesting.”

Who’s Intimidating Ethiopia’s Adoption Searchers?

Independent researchers working to track down the birth families of children adopted from Ethiopia have come up with evidence of fraud. Their findings put them face-to-face with threats and violence.

For Egyptians, The Revolution Continues

Hosni Mubarak’s fall only marked the beginning of a critical transition in Egypt. The historic revolution—Egypt’s quest for democracy, social justice and economic reform—still has a long way to go.

Resistant Wheat: Progress Steady But Slow

Experts in Kenya report steady advances in developing varieties of wheat resistant to the stem-rust disease that threatens an essential crop. But progress is slow—and the stakes are high.