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Feras is one of thousands of fellow Syrians impacted by President Donald Trump's decision to freeze resettlement indefinitely.

How a Syrian lawyer saw his American dream turned upside down

When Syrian refugee Feras Almouqdad, 29, received a call inviting him to undergo the vetting process to be resettled in the United States, he was over the moon. Today, he sits in his Jordan apartment, surrounded by suitcases, his dreams of a better life thwarted. Feras is one of thousands of fellow Syrians impacted by President Donald Trump's decision to freeze resettlement indefinitely. 

EU-Libya plans shine spotlight on European duplicity

European leaders have rightly spoken out against President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on refugees and immigration, but their comments also show a large amount of hypocrisy in the face of Europe’s own flawed migration response, Oxfam said today in light of plans for EU-Libya cooperation on migration control.

Oxfam joins ACLU and Commonwealth of Massachusetts in lawsuit against Executive Order on refugees and immigrants

The discriminatory Executive Order bars Syrian refugees from entering the United States indefinitely, suspends all refugee admissions for 120 days, imposes bans on refugees on the basis of their religion, and blocks citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, refugees or otherwise, from entering the United States for 90 days: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

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