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Give Haitians Status
Flashback to 2010. Haiti is rocked hard by a massive earthquake. More than a 1/4 million killed. Three hundred thousand displaced. Disease festers the perennially broke island. To the early rescue, according to a Standard Times article, the United States...
[THOMAS] Looks Like Another Bogus Travel Ban [Poll]
Nobody will fault this President for his persistence. President Trump signed Travel Ban 2, a new executive order the White House claims is an effort to protect Americans. If there's an urgency to save us from the merciless Muslims, why is this second order coming out so late...
[THOMAS] Seemingly Unconstitutional Order May Save A Life
In the late 1930's the United States banned refugees from Germany from stepping foot on U.S. soil. More than 250 Jews later died in the Holocaust. Now, President Trump wants to ban folks from seven pre-dominantly Muslim nations from entering, even slapping a halt to the on-going refugee program...
Refugees Detained
Refugees are being detained at airports after an executive order on immigration. The executive order signed by President Trump closed the nation's borders to refugees and was put into immediate effect yesterday. It's creating legal limbo for people on the way to the United States and stops admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely...
State Will Support Refugees
BOSTON (AP) _ Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts isn't getting out of the business of supporting refugee resettlement. Baker told reporters Monday that providing help to refugees is something ``we've been doing forever and we're going to continue to collaborate and cooperate with the federal government on that...
No Refugees in NB
Mayor Jon Mitchell says he, too, needs to know more about the federal government's vetting process for Syrian refugees before welcoming them in. "If there is in place some way of vetting people thoroughly so that we don't have sleeper cells taking root in the United States, here in New Bedford or anywhere else, then I'd be fine with it...
Keating on Refugees in Mass.
Congressman William Keating doesn't see Governor Charlie Baker's announcement on Syrian refugees as extreme as others might. In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, Governor Baker stated today the safety and security of the people of Massachusetts are his first priority and he would have to know a lot more about the federal government's refugee vetting process before allowing them into the

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