Tag:refugees

  • The beauty of American diversity

    “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” – The New Colossus, engraved at the base…

  • Syrian Refugees in N.C. Still Cannot Be Tracked

    The federal government relocated more Syrian refugees to North Carolina in the last six months than it did the previous 22 months, even as Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th District, continue to warn that the screening process for admission to the United States remains broken, posing potential…

  • UPDATE: N.C. Has Accepted 59 Syrian Refugees

    RALEIGH — From Jan. 1, 2014, through October 31, North Carolina has accepted 59 Syrian refugees, and as many as 270 others are expected to be relocated throughout the state, according to Gov. Pat McCrory’s office. The governor's office updated the information Monday, three days after it responded to an…