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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday blocked Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s order barring state officials from helping Syrian refugees resettle in the state, saying it was discriminatory. Pence was among more than 25 U.S. governors, mostly Republicans, who called on President Barack Obama to stop resettling refugees fleeing Syria’s […]

The White House announced in September that the U.S. will prepare to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees into the U.S. for the 2016 fiscal year. These 10,000 displaced individuals would be eligible for work authorization for any employer, without sponsorship. After having waited abroad for multiple years, they will likely become […]

With millions fleeing Syria and other war zones, the U.S has committed to increasing the refugees it will admit from 70,000 to 85,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017. A majority of Americans oppose admitting any refugees from Syria, their opposition driven by concern over terrorism. But there is another […]

By ADAM DAVIDSON When I was growing up in the 1980s, I watched my grandfather — my dad’s stepdad — struggle with his own prejudice. He was a blue-collar World War II veteran who loved his family above all things and was constantly afraid for them. He carried a gun […]