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Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Bana al-Abed: From a Syrian War Zone to New York City October 6, 2017 Bana al-Abed and her mother, Fatemah had been tweeting daily about life under siege as airstrikes loomed in Aleppo while the Syrian government wrestled the city...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement U.S. Will Phase Out Program for Central American Child Refugees September 27, 2017 The Trump administration will now be ending a program that allowed children fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to apply for...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Resettlement Program Applies to Bring 100 More Refugees September 21, 2017 Vermont’s Refugee Resettlement Program has recently sent an application to the federal government to resettle 100 more Syrian and Iraqi refugees in...

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...