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Syrian Refugees

  1. The Moral High Ground on Syria Is EmptyEvery power that could help stop the killing has decided that their own interests outweigh dead innocents.
  2. Ivanka Says U.S. Should Consider Admitting Syrian RefugeesThat’s quite a break from her father.
  3. notebook
    ‘When the Ban Was Announced, My Husband Stopped Breathing’For a refugee living in Bayonne, New Jersey, Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration have left the fate of her children in the balance.
  4. art
    An Art Exhibit’s Modest Proposal for RefugeesHalil Altindere’s Space Refugee, like much of his work, is both absurdist and humane.
  5. ‘Maybe Americans Should Know What It’s Like to Have a Dictator’A Syrian refugee on Trump’s election.
  6. Turns Out This Photograph Was Taken by a RefugeeAmong the many ways refugees differ from Skittles is that Skittles can’t have their photographs stolen by a presidential campaign.
  7. The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is About to Be Resettled in AmericaThe Obama administration has met its yearlong goal.
  8. international affairs
    Europe Inks Deal With Turkey on RefugeesTurkey would take back tens of thousands of refugees who arrive in Greece in return for aid and other concessions.
  9. game of thrones
    Game of Thrones Stars Appear Together in an Appeal to Aid Syrian RefugeesThe stars of the HBO series teamed up with the International Rescue Committee to produce the spot.
  10. At Least 34 Dead Refugees Found on Turkish CoastAn update on what’s happening around the world with migrants and Syrian refugees.
  11. yay humanity!!
    Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher Donate $1 MillionThe couple’s efforts “will save many thousands of lives and protect some of the most vulnerable children.”
  12. oh congress!
    GOP Drops Shutdown Push, But Vows to Continue Syrian Refugee FightPaul Ryan and Mitch McConnell promise to have a “full debate” after the holiday break.
  13. syrian refugees
    Ed Norton, HONY Do Campaign for Syrian RefugeesThere might be hope for humanity after all.
  14. homeward bound
    Texas Attorneys Back Down, Will Allow Syrian Refugees for NowThey are still seeking a legal position that would allow them an injunction.
  15. giving back
    A ‘Sanitary Pad Missionary’ Is Helping Syrian RefugeesHow one woman is bringing pads to Jordan’s largest refugee camp.
  16. middle east tourism
    Ben Carson Prefers Syrian Refugee Camps to America — for Syrian RefugeesHe visited two camps in Jordan and came away even more convinced that Syrian refugees shouldn’t be accepted into the U.S.
  17. Ben Carson Will Spend His Black Friday With Syrian RefugeesTo increase his foreign-policy acumen, Carson will visit a camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan.
  18. the national circus
    The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Undoing of the GOPCandidates are trying to drum up fears over refugees, but it can’t hide their utter cluelessness when it comes to how to combat ISIS.
  19. syrian refugees
    George R. R. Martin on Syria: The Refugees Are Also Victims of ISIS; Let Them In“Santa Fe, at least, will welcome them.”
  20. islamophobia
    Trump Says He’d ‘Certainly’ Implement a System to Track Muslim AmericansIn other news, Ben Carson compares refugees to dogs and Ted Cruz still only wants to let in Christians.
  21. Hillary Clinton Unveils Her Hawkish Alternative to Obama’s ISIS StrategyAt the Council on Foreign Relations, Clinton called for intensifying and broadening the current approach to defeating ISIS.
  22. Rand Paul Only Wants the Rich RefugeesOn Wednesday, the Kentucky senator called for ending welfare assistance to refugees and applying more screening to French visitors.
  23. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Explains the Syrian Refugee DebateConsider it a dress rehearsal for next Thursday.
  24. Ted Cruz Requests That Obama ‘Insult Me to My Face’The senator and presidential candidate did not appreciate President Obama’s comments about his position on Syrian refugees.