In our news wrap Tuesday, Syrian refugee families arrived for resettlement in Indiana and Texas despite calls from Republican governors in both states to turn such refugees away. Also, Turkey's state-run news agency reports that six children among a group…
More than 2.6 million Syrian children are not in school, many of them having left in the midst of a war now in its fifth year.
By Associated Press
Former top national security officials in Republican and Democratic administrations on Tuesday urged Congress to continue allowing the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the United States.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
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.
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.
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