Tag: REFUGEES

Local Organizations Denounce Trump Plan for Ending the Admissions of Refugees

When word leaked yesterday that the Trump administration was planning on reducing the number of refugees admitted next year to zero, the New York...

Trump Considers Ending the Admission of Virtually All Refugees

The Trump administration is considering ending all new refugee admissions to the United States beginning in October. Every year the president announces an annual...

“The Refugee” How a 1939 Painting Informs Us About Modern U.S....

With the decision by the Trump administration to turn away refugees my thoughts inevitably turned to the destruction of European Jewry during the Holocaust. I was...

Trump Administration Targets Iraqi Christians for Deportation

Over the weekend the Trump deportation initiative roared ahead in Detroit where as many as 40 Iraqi Christians were rounded up in ICE raids...

Kabul To Jericho: A Refugee’s Journey

This is our Executive Director, Maryann Sinclair Slutsky’s latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers. Fauzia Sikander was an architecture student at a university in Kabul...

NY State Senate Bill Would Force Colleges to Report Foreign Refugee...

New York State Senator Thomas Croci, a Long Island politician who has a track record of co-sponsoring anti-immigrant legislation, co-sponsored a new bill, currently titled S2304,...

Refugees Already Undergo “Extreme Vetting”, Two-Year Process to Seek U.S. Asylum

President Trump signed the "Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States" executive order on January 27, 2017, which will...

President Trump Signs Executive Order Halting Refugee Resettlement and Limiting Entry...

President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. government will stop resettling refugees from Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Iraq and Iran, discriminating against Muslims,...

Take Action Today! Stand With All Refugees

In preparation for President Trump's impending announcement that the U.S. government will grind the refugee resettlement program to a halt, stop resettling refugees from...

American Towns That Welcome Refugees

Atlantic Magazine has a new short film that looks honestly at cities and towns that welcome immigrants and refugees. According to The Atlantic; In this...

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