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Mayor of New York City Supports Syrian Refugees Resettlement in the U.S.

“De Blasio, Drawing New Battle Line, Take Aim at Christie on Immigrants,” by Michael M. Grynbaum for the New York Times: Mayor Bill de Blasio is already battling one governor. Now he is taking on another. Embroiled in a long-term, … Continue reading

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Republican Governors Oppose Syrian Refugees Relocation to the US

“Multiple Republican Governors Say They Oppose the Entry of Syrian Refugees,” by Julie Bosman and Katharine Q. Seelye for the New York Times: A growing number of Republican governors have said they oppose the entry of Syrian refugees into their … Continue reading

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A Potential Asylyum Spot for Refugees: Baltimore

“A city that wants more refugees,” from the Economist: In common with colleagues across the rich world, the mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, worries about refugees sent to her city by federal officials—a quota that this year, for the first … Continue reading

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U.S. Announces It Will Increase Refugee Admissions to 100,000 in 2017

“U.S. to Increase Admission of Refugees to 100,000 in 2017, Kerry Says,” Michael R. Gordon for the New York Times: The Obama administration will increase the number of refugees the United States is willing to accept in 2017 to 100,000, … Continue reading

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The United States Will Alleviate Europe’s Migrant Crises by Accepting Syrian Refugees

“Obama Directs Administration to Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees,” by David E. Sanger and Gardiner Harris for the New York Times: President Obama, under increasing pressure to demonstrate that the United States is joining European nations in the effort to resettle … Continue reading

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