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The U.S. State Department Says Syrian Refugees Should Be Welcomed

Date: November 20, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Source: Allowing 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States is the American thing to do, the State Department said Tuesday after 24 governors issued orders to deny entry to their respective states of refugees of the Syrian civil war. The statement, made to reporters by Mark Toner, deputy spokesman for the State Department, comes at a politically contentious time …

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Church leaders urge U.S. not to close borders to Syrian refugees

Date: November 18, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Source: UCC.ORG With recent deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad prompting a debate in the United States over the country’s decision to accept additional Syrian refugees, national leaders of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) are strongly urging lawmakers to resist a knee-jerk reaction to close the door and the border to …

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Here are 29 ways you can help refugees

Date: September 7, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, Take Action,

Source: The Independent David Cameron has announced that Britain will house more than 20,000 refugees from Syria. The refugees will be resettled over the course of the current Parliament, he told MPs. The move follows a sharp increase in public pressure in the past week to do more to help, including a petition launched by The Independent which has been …