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Citing Trump, Anti-Immigrant Party Takes Root in South Africa

Undocumented immigrants taking jobs and committing crimes � the anti-immigrant and data-sparse rhetoric by the head of a new political party in South Africa may sound familiar to followers of U.S. politics. Party leader Thembelani Ngubane wants to "get rid of all foreigners." One human rights expert said she "can't even articulate how dangerous this is for our democracy."

New life, new art

In a Washington, D.C., suburb, art by refugees is on display, and the thousands of miles between their new and old home countries has changed what makes it onto the canvas. "In my country, we don't have a lot of color there, just gray and brown," said one painter. "Here, I saw four seasons clear."

Rescue from refuge

The U.N. is asking the international community for more money to cope with the refugees and migrants who fluctuate between the Horn of Africa and conflict-gripped Yemen. In part, those efforts include repatriating some Somalis from Yemen, a country used as a springboard for migrant workers into the broader Gulf region.

Source: Voice of America

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