Archive for 'Syria'

Immigration is Key Issue in Primary, Especially Among GOP Voters

Immigration is Key Issue in Primary, Especially Among GOP Voters

As Maryland's international population grows, some reach out, others worry

BELGIUM MEMORIAL: Brussels bombings result in tributes at embassy

BELGIUM MEMORIAL: Brussels bombings result in tributes at embassy

People come together in solidarity at the Embassy of Belgium in the nation's capital following Tuesday's explosions in Brussels.

Obama Budget Request Reflects Global Engagement on Multiple Fronts

Obama Budget Request Reflects Global Engagement on Multiple Fronts

The Obama administration is requesting $50.1 billion in next year’s budget to fund a foreign policy that Secretary of State John Kerry has characterized as U.S. global engagement “in arena after arena.”

Homeland Security Officials to Use More Social Media to Screen Refugees

Homeland Security Officials to Use More Social Media to Screen Refugees

The Department of Homeland Security aims to increase the use of social media significantly in the vetting process of refugees and visa applicants.

Syrian Asylum: Syrian Journalist Says Refugees Just Want Second Chance

Syrian Asylum: Syrian Journalist Says Refugees Just Want Second Chance

A former Syrian journalist, now safe in the D.C. area after escaping his war-torn home, knows only too well how difficult the journey can be to safe haven in the United States.