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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

Photo/The Dream Act Coalition

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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TRNS News Notes- 12/1

WH: New counter-terrorism steps
WH: Changes to visa waiver program
Obama brings US support to climate summit
Planned Parenthood rampage: Suspect in court
Warrants sealed / Had been arrested for rape
Obamacare repeal: For real?

Tuesday, December 1

● How government wastes taxpayer funds

● Lawsuit claims Nestlé water permit expired

● Scientists’ group derides restaurateurs

● Salad mix: carrots, cucumbers, weed and coke

● Soda drink taken off kids’ menu

● Air pollution poses risk to diabetic women

Ryan Invites Obama To Deliver Final State Of The Union On Jan. 12

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“As we look ahead to the new year, we have both an opportunity and an obligation to find common ground to advance the nation’s interests at home and abroad,” Ryan wrote in a letter to Obama Monday.

Fewer Americans Say Gov Should Do More On Climate Change

While 63% view climate change as a serious threat, only 47 percent believe the government should be more active in combating the phenomenon.

Sanders To Receive Surgery For Hernia

Sanders is expected to resume his Senate duties on Tuesday.

Obama at Climate Talks: ‘Let’s Get to Work!’

President Obama addresses the COP21 Paris Climate Summit. November 30, 2015.

Negotiators in Paris are expected to sign a comprehensive climate change treaty by December 11th.