At a time when others were closing their doors to refugees, Canada stepped in to help, offering to resettle more than 1,000 of the Islamic State's most vulnerable victims, particularly Yazidi women and girls who, like Melkeya, survived sexual enslavement.
This refugee family had seats on a flight bound for the U.S. from Iraq, with an arrival just before the latest Trump travel ban was to take effect.
As desperate asylum seekers continue to flee the Trump administration's immigration crackdown by crossing into Canada, concern is growing here over whether the country will be able to cope if the number of migrants keeps growing.
Anger erupted on Saturday — along with some praise from the far-right — about U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on refugees entering the United States.
Switzerland's executive branch has announced plans to step up processing of asylum requests, amid a growing backlog of migrants trying to enter from Italy.
Four attacks in a week – three of them carried out by asylum seekers – have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism.
A bloody rampage by an ax-and-knife wielding Afghan refugee has revived concerns in Germany about the country's ability to cope with an influx of migrants over the past year, some of whom may harbor violent hatred toward the west.
Montana is examined in this part of Divided America – an ongoing exploration of the economic, social and political divisions in American society.