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By Rafael Bernal President Trump’s temporary ban on refugees could create a new wave of illegal border crossings, experts warn. The latest iteration of Trump’s travel ban includes a provision that halts entry of all refugees into the United States for 120 days. That could interfere with an Obama administration-brokered […]

By Miriam Jordan The Obama administration plans to raise the number of refugees admitted to the U.S. to 110,000 in the 2017 fiscal year starting Oct. 1, from 85,000 this fiscal year, according to an annual refugee report to Congress obtained by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. President Barack […]

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is granting new, temporary amnesty to more than 8,000 Syrians currently residing in the U.S., according to reports. DHS’s decision lets affected Syrians remain on American soil for up to 18 months longer regardless of their legal status, The Washington Times said Monday. “Syria’s […]