Tagged Syrian Refugees

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South Carolina Senate passes refugee bill

On March 23, South Carolina’s state Senate passed a bill that sets limits for refugees coming into the state. The bill was passed by a vote of 39-6. The bill, if put into effect, would require incoming refugees to register with the South Carolina Department of Social Services, which would then turn over control to law…

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Berkeley County Council says no to Syrian refugees

On Monday, the Berkeley County Council officially refused to admit Syrian refugees into their county under the Refugee Resettlement Program, joining Spartanburg County, the County Council of which issued a similar positioning in September. The Refugee Resettlement Program is a federally implemented program designed to ease transitioning refugees from their lives in the Middle East…

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What a village on the Jordanian-Syrian border can teach us about brotherhood

Earlier this year, I visited the tiny village of Dafyaneh, Jordan, a small cluster of cheaply built limestone homes huddled together against the rain, less than a mile from the Syrian border. To the al-Issa, a local tribe that has inhabited the area in and around Dafyaneh for hundreds of years, that border never even existed…

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