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Susan Akram: The Trump administration is trying to reduce the number of Palestinian refugees, here’s why it won’t work

Susan Akram on Mondoweiss contends that "[t]he Trump administration’s decision last month to cut $360 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is a purely political decision that has no relevance to the definition… … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants

The original Massachusetts Office of Refugee Resettlement was created in the early 1980s for the purpose of implementing the requirements of the [U.S.} Refugee Act of 1980 (P.L. 96-212). During his term of office, Governor Dukakis issued three Executive Orders … Continue reading

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U.S. Now Approving Far Fewer Muslim Immigrants, Refugees, and Visitors

National Public Radio is reporting that no matter the outcome of the case involving the so-called Muslim travel ban before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration has been largely successful in implementing its own version of a Muslim ban. … Continue reading

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The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Immigration & Refugees: A Select Bibliography

A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border (John Moore/Getty Images) My latest bibliography is on “the ethics, law, and politics of immigration and refugees.” Read more detail on Recent Legal … Continue reading

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NYT Wins Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning with Tale of Syrian Refugees in US

Welcome to the New World is an editorial cartoon series in 20 parts. It tells the story of two refugee families from Syria who are resettled in the United States. It's based on real life experiences and months of reporting… … Continue reading

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