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Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos appears in the following:

After Trump's Election, Uncertainty For Syrian Refugees In The U.S.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Donald Trump has vowed to block new Syrian refugees and send current refugees back. A family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey and the volunteers supporting them are not sure what to expect.

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Syrian Refugee Father Shares His Story With Help Of U.S. Veteran

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

A Syrian refugee father came to the U.S. with his daughter to escape the war. Now they're telling their story to groups of Americans with the help of a U.S. Marine veteran.

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For Refugees And Advocates, An Anxious Wait For Clarity On Trump's Policy

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

As a candidate, Donald Trump said he'd limit the number of refugees the United States takes in, perhaps end resettlement from Syria and even expel some current refugees. How will he proceed?

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For Syrian Refugees In Connecticut, A Helping Hand From Private Volunteers

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Refugees are adjusting to life in Connecticut, where a program pairs them with private citizens who provide support for their resettlement. "I have a chance as much as anybody else," says one refugee.

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Despite The Odds, Syrian Activist Keeps Basement Schools Running In Aleppo

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Marcell Shehwaro recently stopped by the United Nations to plead her case for intervention in Syria. But she's still operating schools out of the basement in opposition-held parts of Aleppo.

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Refugee Summit Held On Sidelines Of U.N. General Assembly Meeting

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

In his farewell appearance at the U.N., Obama made an impassioned plea for rich countries to do more to aid refugees. Leading companies have come forward with ways they can help employ refugees.

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U.S. Shifts Focus To Refugee Crisis At U.N. General Assembly

Monday, September 19, 2016

The Obama administration is trying to put the focus on refugees this week during the United Nations General Assembly.

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The Hopes (Security) And Fears (Bears) Of Syrian Refugees In New Jersey

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Osama and Ghada and their four kids fled their homeland three years ago and recently reached the U.S. as part of the 11,000 Syrian refugees arriving this year. Every day brings new challenges.

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Syrian Refugee Gets Free Dental Care From A Dentist Who Also Was A Refugee

Friday, September 16, 2016

The blind father of a Syrian refugee family in New Jersey gets free dental work from a dentist who knows what it's like to be lost and overwhelmed. Twenty years ago she fled the war in Bosnia.

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Syrian Refugee Family Knows English Is The Key To Independence

Thursday, September 15, 2016

As they learn some basic English, members of a family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey also unravel mysteries about life in the U.S. — such as how to drive or what's in the woods.

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N.J. Church Group To Resettle Syrian Refugee Family With Special Needs

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The group offered to help resettle Syrian refugees in the U.S., and members received a special case: a family of six with a father badly wounded. It's a yearlong commitment for the volunteers.

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Syrian Refugee Family Arrives In New Jersey To Start New Life

Monday, August 29, 2016

A Syrian refugee family arrives to meet Syrian American relatives who are waiting to host them. This comes as the U.S. meets its goal of bringing 10,000 refugees from Syria by October.

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Aleppo 'Apex of Horror' and What's Next for Syria

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

U.N. official refers to humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, Syria as the "Apex of Horror" as the country's escalating civil war leaves little options for outside intervention.

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Bombing At Turkish Wedding Raises Questions About Country's Stability

Monday, August 22, 2016

The weekend bombing of a wedding in Turkey raises new questions about the country's stability and the rough area near the Syrian border where it took place.

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At A New Jersey Mosque, People Of Different Faiths Welcome Syrians

Saturday, August 13, 2016

At a party for Syrian refugees in a New Jersey mosque, Americans of Lebanese and Pakistani descent and a Jewish family offer help and stories of their own immigrant backgrounds.

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Syrian Refugees Get Oriented To The Ways Of American Life

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The U.S. looks like it will meet the administration's goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the fiscal year in October. Newcomers are already getting a rundown on life in America.

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As U.S. Politicians Shun Syrian Refugees, Religious Groups Embrace Them

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Faith-based groups are challenging political opposition to Syrian refugees and taking a leading role in resettling them in the U.S. They've provided shelter, jobs and schooling for the newly arrived.

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U.S. Is On Target To Accept And Resettle 10,000 Syrian Refugees

Friday, August 05, 2016

A State Department official says the U.S. will admit even more Syrians next year. The program continues despite complaints that Islamist militants could slip in amid the legitimate refugees.

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Lawsuit Targets Syrian Regime In Journalist's Killing

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Relatives of killed journalist Marie Colvin accuse the Syrian government of deliberately targeting her in the shelling of Homs in 2012.

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Stopping Mass Shooters Long Before They Act

Friday, June 24, 2016

When someone's behavior raises red flags -- even though they might not be breaking the law -- what can be done?