refugees

At closed border, thousands stand their ground in hope
Through the coils of razor wire and a fence that stretches across green fields, the gathered people can see what has become a forbidden land -- Macedonia and its still-snow-capped mountains, the route they had hoped to take on their journey northward through the Balkans to the more prosperous heartl…
Refugee refusal today compared, contrasted to that of WWII
Sol Messinger was just 7 when he stood with his father at the rail of the ocean liner St. Louis and stared into the gathering darkness. But nearly eight decades later, Messinger still recalls the lights of Miami glittering off the bow, so near to him and more than 900 fellow Jewish refugees aboard, …
Syrian refugees are put through years of screening
Over and over, Nedal Al-Hayk and his wife traveled up to three hours by bus from their temporary home in Jordan to an office where U.S. Homeland Security officials put them in separate rooms and asked them many questions in many different ways: Where were you born? Where were your parents born? Were…

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