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.
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.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers may try to use must-pass government spending legislation to block President Barack Obama's plans to increase the number of Syrian refugees entering the U.S.
I was born in the oldest inhabited capital in the world, Damascus. For almost five years, I have watched my country being torn apart.
European leaders met Sunday at an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss the handing of tens of thousands of migrants passing through the Balkans to western parts of Europe.
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