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Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees September 18, 2017 The Trump Administration, which has been under pressure to provide a rationale for the recent reduction of the number of refugees allowed...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Appeals Court Limits Trump Travel Ban and Allows More Refugees September 7, 2017 A federal appeals court reopened the country’s door to thousands of refugees who were temporarily blocked due to Trump’s travel ban. The court also...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Sweden Rejects Asylum Claim by 106-Year-Old Afghan Woman September 4, 2017 A 106-year-old Afghan woman who was carried by her son and grandson through the mountains, deserts, and forests in a perilous journey to Europe is now...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Cuban Refugees Who Clung to Keys Lighthouse Finally Find Freedom August 25, 2017 Twenty Cubans who have been dealing with a months-long legal battle in order to stay in the US after a “brief standoff on a Lower Keys lighthouse”...

Peace News: Afghanistan Surge Edition

by Matt Nizich Trump Backs a Surge Into Afghanistan He’s Unfit to Lead August 22, 2017 The Atlantic’s, Conor Friedersdorf argues that President Trump’s declaration earlier this week that he will commit more soldiers to Afghanistan is doomed to fail, not only...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Flow of Migrants to Italy Slows, but Nobody Knows Why August 18, 2017 The main route to Europe is now experiencing one of its longest lulls since 2014, when the migration crisis began. Just over 4,000 migrants have reached Italy...