Tag: Refugees

aleppo:-industrial-capital-of-syria-rises-from-the-ashes
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Jan
2021

Aleppo: industrial capital of Syria rises from the ashesAleppo: industrial capital of Syria rises from the ashes

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Saint Simeon, on the outskirts of Aleppo, was the largest church in the world in the fifth century. After Islam arrived in Syria, the country has remained a dense mixture of cultures and faiths, living in tolerance and cooperation until 2011, when a US-NATO war for ‘regime change’ began which destroyed […]

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us-revives-clause-that-kept-nazi-era-refugees-out-of-the-country
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Aug
2019

US Revives Clause That Kept Nazi-Era Refugees Out of the CountryUS Revives Clause That Kept Nazi-Era Refugees Out of the Country

A clause in U.S. immigration law that restricted those “likely to become a public charge” has made a disturbing comeback, reports Laurel Leff.  AP Photo/Seth WenigBy Laurel LeffThe Conversation During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. without exceeding the nation’s existing quotas. The primary mechanism that […]

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Jul
2019

Left Unchecked, Trump Will Obliterate Right to AsylumLeft Unchecked, Trump Will Obliterate Right to Asylum

The president’s new asylum rule extends his systematic assault on migrants and undermines well-established law, says Marjorie Cohn. By Marjorie CohnTruthout Since his inauguration, Donald Trump has made 600 unilateral changes in immigration policy, more than any president in recent memory. Pursuant to its “zero tolerance policy,” the administration arrested undocumented immigrants who crossed the border, took thousands of their children […]

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