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Not One of the Oil-Rich US Allies on the Persian Gulf has Accepted a Single Syrian Refugee

How come they won’t take them in? Don’t they want multi-cultural diversity?…~TS

Despite playing a major role in the Syrian conflict, the US-backed oil-rich countries in the region refuse to take in a single displaced woman or child. 442 more words

World News

Canada Commits To Taking In Women, Children And Gay Refugees From Syria

What a great guy, round of applause…~TS

By Amanda Froelich | True Activist

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s newly-elected Prime Minister, made a commitment in his campaign to not only… 198 more words

World News

LOCAL VIEW -Thanksgiving Misgivings: Pilgrims and Syrians---

The president, among other things, stated in his Thanksgiving Message,

“Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims – men and women who want nothing more than the chance for a safer, better future for themselves and their families,” Obama said in his weekly address Thursday. 3,059 more words

Personal Biography

Austin to pay for resettlement if Texas state government illegally withholds funds

If the Republican-controlled Texas state government decides to illegally withholds funds from Syrian refugees the Austin city government plans to step in and assist the refugees. 117 more words


International Education Week creates refugee simulation at Ohio University

Nora Jaara | For the Post

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday the U.S. shouldn’t accept any more Syrian refugees, and has asked President Barack Obama to stop settling them in Ohio. 488 more words


Mississippi Immigration News-Thanksgiving Edition

  • An anti-Muslim church sign has been making rounds in the Gulfport, MS community.
  • The town of Louise, Mississippi has said it will accept Syrian refugees despite Governor Phil Bryant’s stance against Syrian refugees.
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My Brother's Keeper

I read a post by one of my friends on LinkedIn, Ibukun Adebayo, quite inspiring… and the words poured out. My fingers move on their own when I feel intensely. 514 more words

Human Rights