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Northeast reaches out to international students following executive order

Hundreds protest at a vigil for refugees on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 in Dallas, Texas at Thanksgiving Plaza. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Josh Crim, Writer

January 31, 2017

President Donald Trump's new executive order on immigration and refugee resettlement was signed last Friday, and the order has caused concern among colleges across the country because of their  international students studying in America. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska-Omaha...

Ryan wants ‘pause’ in Syrian refugee program after Paris attacks

Ryan wants ‘pause’ in Syrian refugee program after Paris attacks

November 17, 2015

By William Douglas McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan Tuesday called for a pause in allowing Syrian refugees into the United States as lawmakers weigh how to proceed in the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. Ryan’s call for a time out from ...

Greek coast guard is another obstacle for refugees

September 17, 2015

By Roy Gutman McClatchy Foreign Staff (TNS) IZMIR, Turkey — After facing Syrian government barrel bombs, the repression of Islamic State extremists and their effective expulsion from Lebanon, Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe by sea confront another nemesis — the Greek Coast guard, which,...

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