Tag: Syrian Refugees

15% Over Target: 11,491 Syrian Refugees Admitted Already; 0.46% Are Christians

With three weeks of the fiscal year to go, the Obama administration has exceeded its Syrian refugee admission target by 15 percent, with 11,491 resettled in the United States as of the beginning of this week.   Since President Obama’s goal of 10,000 Syrian refugee admissions in FY 2016 was achieved on August 29, the […]

WH: Obama Wants to ‘Ramp Up’ Commitment to Admitting Syrian Refugees

President Obama is “gratified” that his administration has succeeded in meeting its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees to the United States this fiscal year, and he “certainly would like to see the United States continue to ramp up our commitment,” spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Monday.   As CNSNews.com reported on Monday, 10,126 […]

Soros Migration Rent-a-Mob Amps Up for Aug. 28 Wash., D.C. Refugee Rally

The professional Soros migration/refugee agitators are rallying the street radicals to come to Washington, D.C., this Sunday, August 28. The aim of #DCRally4Refugees is to whip up the appearance of popular support for the UN’s September 19 Refugee Summit and President Obama’ plan to “surge” thousands more Syrian “refugees” into American communities.   The #DCRally4Refugees is […]

Nearly half of refugees entering the U.S. this year are Muslim

The U.S. has received 28,957 Muslim refugees so far in fiscal year 2016, or nearly half (46%) of the more than 63,000 refugees who have entered the country since the fiscal year began Oct. 1, 2015, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the State Department’s Refugee Processing Center. That means that […]

U.S. accepts more Syrian refugees than all of EU: 8,000 vs. 6,000

Despite promises of European Union member states to take in 160,000 refugees, a new report shows that they’ve accepted a fraction, 6,000, while the United States has embraced 8,000 of a planned 10,000 this year.   As President Obama, backed by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, has ramped up accepting refugees fleeing Syria and other […]

U.S. Poised To Hit Obama’s Target Of 10,000 Syrian Refugees

After a slow start, it appears increasingly likely that the Obama administration will hit its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States before the end of September.   State Department figures show that 2,340 Syrian refugees arrived last month in the United States.   That’s more than what occurred during the entire […]

Obama grants protected status to Syrians in U.S. illegally

The Obama administration has redesignated war-torn Syria for “temporary protected status,” or TPS, meaning almost anyone from Syria who is in the United States on an expired visa can stay here for at least another 18 months.   This includes students, tourists, professors, imams or anyone else from Syria who stayed past their visas expiration dates over the […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says terror attacks wont stop Germany welcoming refugees

The German leader, who cut short her summer holiday to speak after a string of Islamist attacks rocked the country, said the entire continent was being “ravaged” by terrorism.   She described recent attacks in Ansbach, Wurzburg and Munich as “horrifying and depressing” but insisted Germany would not turn its back on people fleeing the […]

Kerry: We Will Meet Obama’s Goal of Admitting 10,000 Syrian Refugees by Sept. 30

The Obama administration will meet its target of settling 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States by the time fiscal year 2016 ends on September 30, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday night.   Addressing an end-of-Ramadan Eid al-Fitr reception at the State Department, Kerry noted that the 10,000 figure would be a […]

Austria minister slams the latest EU proposal on the refugees’ right to work

Austria’s conservative interior minister rejected a proposal for more unified asylum rules in the European Union under which all member countries would grant asylum seekers the right to work, according to a newspaper interview published on Thursday.   Austria took in 90,000 asylum seekers during the influx of migrants to Europe last year, but has […]