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Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Executive Order That Lets State Leaders Ban Refugees
Immigration
Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Executive Order That Lets State Leaders Ban Refugees

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Trump administration executive order that gives state and local officials discretion on whether or not refugees would be allowed to resettle in their jurisdictions. Wednesday’s preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. District Judge Peter... Read More

Nation’s Mayors Urge Administration to Rescind Executive Order Reducing Refugee Admissions
In The News
Nation’s Mayors Urge Administration to Rescind Executive Order Reducing Refugee Admissions
2019-11-26 22:32:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Eighty-eight mayors representing cities across the country are urging the Trump administration to rescind an executive order that revamped the nation's system for resettling refugees and could entirely curtail the resettlement of refugees in their communities. In a... Read More

Kurds in Growing Refugee Camp Plead for Help, End to Losses, Suffering
Foreign Affairs
Kurds in Growing Refugee Camp Plead for Help, End to Losses, Suffering

DAHUK, Iraq — As Turkish artillery battered her neighborhood, Haifa Ahmad gathered up her kids and fled last week from Qamishli, a mostly Kurdish city on Syria’s northern border with Turkey. Now, she, her four children — along with her... Read More

White House to Drastically Cut Number of Refugees US Accepts to 18,000 Next Year
Immigration
White House to Drastically Cut Number of Refugees US Accepts to 18,000 Next Year

WASHINGTON — Amid what the United Nations says is the largest displacement of people across the globe in modern history, the Trump administration plans to slash the number of refugees the U.S. will accept to 18,000 for 2020, the State... Read More

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