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Australia, U.S. Announce Refugee Resettlement Deal

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Australia and the United States have reached an agreement on resettlement of refugees being held on Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Currently, asylum-seekers intercepted while trying to reach Australia by boat are sent to Australian-funded detention camps on these Pacific islands (Reuters 1). The agreement states that almost 1,300 refugees currently being held would be […]

Obama Speaks on Refugee Crisis

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On Wednesday, President Obama gave a speech about the U.S. debate over the resettlement of Syrian refugees. The President says, the constant debating has turned into a recruiting tool for Islamic State militants. During the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Manila, President Obama criticized the Republican Party (Wall Street Journal). The party took great measures […]