WASHINGTON — A Republican senator in a tough re-election race is attacking his top Democratic rival for supporting more Syrian refugees in the U.S., marking the issue's first appearance in Senate campaign advertising.
By Corinne Segal
The Ikea Foundation has designed an alternative to the canvas tent as a shelter for refugees. This one's got locked doors and electricity.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Saturday, after visiting a camp for Syrian refugees, that the displaced should be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries, with the international community sending aid and "encouragement" to the host nations.
By Yena Oh
The Swedish government announced Tuesday that it will introduce tighter border controls - further reducing the intake of asylum applicants - to force other EU countries to take significant action on the growing refugee crisis.
Refugees from Syria’s civil war comprise half of the estimated 900,000 to a million migrants and refugees who have entered Europe this year. Nearly four million Syrian refugees have settled in countries neighboring Syria, including Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. In…
Filmmaker and dancer Amer Albarzawi was living in Raqqa, Syria, two years ago as it became the stronghold of the Islamic State.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Regrouping from an embarrassing defeat in the House, the White House tried to change the subject away from its Syrian refugee program on Friday, instead calling for changes that could prohibit some people from bypassing the…
By Joshua Barajas
Willie Nelson has weighed in on the debate over Syrian refugees. In front of a crowd that included a smattering of lawmakers, the outlaw country musician sang that there’s “room for everyone” in America.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Lawmakers and more than half of U.S. governors, mostly Republicans, have raised questions about the vetting process for Syrian refugees being brought to the United States. Some said they were worried that Islamic extremists may try to take advantage of…
By Associated Press
House Republicans are outlining legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, including a requirement for FBI background checks.
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