President Trump acted on one of his most polarizing promises, signing an executive action to curb the admission of refugees, including an indefinite ban on accepting refugees from war-torn Syria. Lisa Desjardins offers a roundup of news from the White…
By Larisa Epatko
Following through on a key campaign promise, Trump signs order to freeze and review refugee process -- and ban the entry of all Syrians indefinitely.
When the Darbi family arrived in New Jersey, they brought relief and hope for escaping a war zone in Syria and building new lives. But today the family is struggling financially and finding few means of support. Special correspondent Marcia…
By Rick Callahan, Associated Press
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court’s order blocking Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from barring state agencies from helping Syrian refugees resettle in the state.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles.
By PBS NewsHour
Students at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy in New York City are taking their first steps to adjusting to life in a U.S. classroom. This year's class of 118 students comes from families who have been granted asylum in the…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
After a slow start, the administration was able to hit the goal about a month early and just a few weeks before President Obama convenes a summit on refugees during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Now five years old, the war in Syria has taken an immense emotional and physical toll on those close to the fighting. Nisreen Katbi fled from Syria to Jordan four years ago and now runs a center that helps fellow…
By Kevin Freking and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
After a slow start, it appears increasingly likely that the Obama administration will hit its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States before the end of September.
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