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Trump Administration Will Likely Face Legal Challenges For Ban On Refugees

Detractors could launch legal challenges if all the countries subject to the ban are Muslim-majority nations, said immigration expert Hiroshi Motomura at UCLA School of Law. Legal arguments could claim the executive orders discriminate against a particular religion, which would be unconstitutional, he said.

January 25, 2017
Danziger on Germany's runaway politics in wake of terror attack

Danziger: Out Of Control

Danziger sees German politics veering out of Chancellor Merkel’s control after terror truck attack in Berlin.

December 26, 2016

Almost 3,000 Drowned In Mediterranean Crisis This Year

The benchmark of nearly 3,000 was reached faster this year than in any previous year since the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean began, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday.

July 22, 2016
Syrian refugees wait on a roadside after Turkish police prevented them from sailing off to the Greek island of Farmakonisi by dinghies, near a beach in the western Turkish coastal town of Didim, Turkey, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkey Official Denies Syrian Refugee Expulsions

Groups of about 100 Syrian men, women, and children have been deported to Syria daily since mid-January, UK-based Amnesty International said in a report.

April 1, 2016

Hit the Road, Toad. No Different People Wanted

More than half our country wants to ban Syrian refugees, though some states are willing to take Christian ones. Why? Because Christians are more like us than Muslims, even though we are supposed to be a nation where all religions are treated equally.

November 18, 2015

The Reality Of Refugee Admissions: Yes, The Government Vets Them

There’s a serious fallacy at work in all the political demagoguery: By the time any Syrian refugee actually arrives in the United States, we do know who that person is. Very well.

November 17, 2015

U.S. Isn’t Second-Guessing Syrian Refugee Plan, Obama Aide Says

President Barack Obama isn’t having second thoughts about bringing Syrian refugees to the U.S., one of his top aides said Sunday after attacks in Paris that have been linked to Islamic State.

November 15, 2015

Struggling Germany Urges Neighbors To Do More To Ease Refugee Crisis

Germany told its European partners they must take in more refugees on Monday as it struggles to cope with record numbers of asylum seekers.

September 8, 2015