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UN States Adopt Global Compact on Refugees

The U.N. General Assembly voted nearly unanimously Monday to adopt a framework to strengthen the international response to the global refugee crisis. The United States and Hungary were the only two nations that voted against the Global Compact on Refugees, while 181 countries voted in favor. The Dominican Republic, Eritrea and Libya abstained. "It is a global commitment to step up and shoulder our responsibilities toward refugees, to find solutions that respect their human rights,...

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