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Roanoke Mayor Says No To Refugees; Invokes Internment

“I’m reminded that President Franklin D. Roosevelt compelled to sequester Japanese foreign nationals after the bombing of Pearl Harbor,” said Bowers.

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Paul Ryan Pushes For Passage Of Syrian Refugee Bill

“It’s that simple and I don’t think it’s asking too much,” Ryan said.

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Warren: Turning Away Refugees “Un-American”

“We do not protect our country and our people by turning our backs on the Syrian people who are being butchered by ISIS,” Warren stated.

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Immigration Activists Blast Paul Ryan

Ryan said the President can’t be trusted on immigration reform.

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Poll: Country Split On Border Security, Birthright Citizenship

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The poll shows that views on controversial immigration issues are largely split on ideological lines.

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Syrian Asylee Joins Congressman In Push for Refugee Admittance

“The U.S. has always been seen as the beacon of a country willing to take people in and we must continue to accept people under such unspeakable violence,” Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) told reporters Monday

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State Dept. Visa Application Process Now In Spanish

“The decision to translate online immigrant visa information into Spanish supports [sic] effort[s] to improve customer service and operations,” the State agency statement read

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Obama Launches Undocumented, Refugee Persons Initiative

The campaign looks for inclusive ways to welcome “Immigrants and refugees [who] contribute to our country’s social and cultural fabric, and are critical to our country’s continued economic prosperity.”

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WH: Obama Will Not Be Watching Second GOP Debate

Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that Obama “has better things to do,” than watch the debates while the election is so far out still

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EU To Hold Emergency Summit Amid Refugee Crisis

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The meeting is set to be held September 22 after members failed to an agreement on how to deal with thousands of refugees who have fled to the region over the past few weeks

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