Archive for December 21st, 2017

The Besieged US Refugee Protection System: Why Temporary Protected Status Matters

December 21, 2017
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The Besieged US Refugee Protection System: Why Temporary Protected Status Matters

Donald Kerwin, Contributor Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies “The bosom of America,” George Washington wrote in 1783, “is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions, whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by...
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UN condemns US recognition of Jerusalem in 128-9 vote

December 21, 2017
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UN condemns US recognition of Jerusalem in 128-9 vote

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday voted 128-9 to condemn the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, in defiance of the Trump administration warnings that countries who join in such a rebuke risk a loss of foreign aid. That warning from the U.S. was met with hostility from other UN members....
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Haitian Farmers Get Early Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

December 21, 2017
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Haitian Farmers Get Early Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

Christmas came early for a group of farmers in southern Haiti with the arrival earlier this month of 22 goats, 9 cows and 5 bulls. The entire community greeted the livestock with much cheering, clapping and more than a few tears of joy. The delivery represented a major milestone in recovering from the devastation...
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