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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. ‘Maybe Americans Should Know What It’s Like to Have a Dictator’A Syrian refugee on Trump’s election.
  5. 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.
  6. The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is About to Be Resettled in AmericaThe Obama administration has met its yearlong goal.
  7. 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.
  8. At Least 34 Dead Refugees Found on Turkish CoastAn update on what’s happening around the world with migrants and Syrian refugees.
  9. 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.
  10. homeward bound
    Texas Attorneys Back Down, Will Allow Syrian Refugees for NowThey are still seeking a legal position that would allow them an injunction.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.