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By Paul J. Weber | AP June 16 AUSTIN, Texas — Texas can’t keep out Syrian refugees, a federal judge has ruled, dismissing concerns state Republican leaders’ sounded over hidden extremists following the Paris attacks and revived this week by Donald Trump following the nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. Texas was the […]

MISSOULA, Mont. — For the world, the photograph of a Syrian 3-year-old in a red T-shirt and black sneakers, his lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach, was a horrific symbol of the desperation of hundreds of thousands of refugees. For Mary Poole, a young mother haunted by “those […]

by Justin Salhani A Syrian woman cries inside a bus as a group of 40 refugees and migrants is transferred to the camp of Oreokastro, at a makeshift camp of the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The Obama administration outlined a plan to […]

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS WASHINGTON — President Obama invited a Syrian refugee to this year’s State of the Union address, and he has spoken passionately about embracing refugees as a core American value. But nearly eight months into an effort to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States, Mr. […]