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By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press Two weeks before their wedding, Viet “Victor” Anh Vo and his fiancee were stunned when a court clerk rejected their application for a marriage license because he couldn’t produce a birth certificate. The couple had spent thousands of dollars on a wedding planner, caterer, florist, […]

(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 […]

WASHINGTON — The United States has recently rejected 30 Syrians out of thousands seeking to enter the country, Obama administration officials told a congressional panel on Wednesday, as the United States tightens vetting of immigrants and other visitors following attacks in California and Paris. In addition, hundreds of applications from […]