Tag: Department of State and the Office of Refugee Resettlement

Refugees Contribute More In Taxes Than They Ever Receive in Benefits

Refugees Contribute More In Taxes Than They Ever Receive in Benefits

Refugee resettlement has long been a cornerstone of United States foreign policy, but in the first weeks of the Trump administration, the president attempted to suspend the decades-long program in favor of a more isolationist approach. One reason the president gave for wanting to temporarily bar the world’s refugees was their supposed financial burden—but a […]

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How Should the U.S. Respond to the Syrian Refugee Crisis?

Written by on September 10, 2015 in Humanitarian Protection, Refugee Status with 1 Comment
How Should the U.S. Respond to the Syrian Refugee Crisis?

As the Syrian refugee crisis mounts, the United States is being pressured both internally and externally to take in more of the nearly 4 million refugees that have been displaced due to ongoing conflict in Syria. To date, the United States. has taken in 1,500, or less than 0.03 percent of the total in need. […]

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