Things to Know About Syrian Refugees and the Vetting ProcessLawmakers and more than half of U.S. governors, mostly Republicans, have raised questions about the vetting process for Syrian refugees being brought to the United States.
Sen. Ben Cardin: Keep Maryland Open to Refugees, ISIS Will Not Slip ThroughAs a growing number of governors, including Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, say they do not want Syrian refugees entering their states, Sen. Ben Cardin says he wants the doors to Maryland to stay open.
Report: German Town Housing Refugees In Former Nazi Concentration CampOne German town is housing refuges in a former Nazi concentration camp.
Angelina Jolie Rips World Powers On Syria's Refugee CrisisActress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers to help the millions of Syrian refugees.
Poll: 52 Percent Of Americans Believe Immigrant Children Should Not Be Treated As RefugeesAmericans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.
UN Urges US To Designate Immigrants As RefugeesUnited Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.
Islamic Militants Push Into Iraq's HeartlandFearing in increase in violence, 500,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in Iraq's second city Mosul after Jihadist militants took control.
Activists Say 1,900 Killed In Syria During Peace TalksUnited Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.
UN: Nearly $13 Billion Aid Needed In 2014The United Nations said Monday it will need nearly $13 billion in aid in 2014 to reach at least 52 million people in 17 countries, including the millions of Syrians who have been displaced by their civil war.
Iraqis Carve Out New Community In New Haven, Conn. Ali Abdullah, a 42-year-old security guard, left his native Iraq in 2009 after receiving death threats for working with U.S. companies. He was relocated through a U.S. government resettlement initiative and lived in Colorado and Texas before landing a job in 2011 at a New Haven-area supermarket.