Lebanon has the highest concentration of Syrian refugees per capita in the world. Just a few days after Donald Trump’s executive order, Lebanese President Michel Aoun renewed calls for Syrians to be repatriated.
If the rollout of Friday’s order seemed hasty or disorganized to outsiders, a US government official who spoke to us also perceives a rather chaotic process unfolding — and seems uncertain what will come next.
Many Americans are nervous about the incoming Trump administration banning Muslims from entering the US. That includes some Christians in the state of Georgia who've been helping Muslim refugees resettle in the US.
The US will take in close to 70,000 refugees this year from across the globe. Many are highly educated: doctors, engineers and accountants. A program in Boise, Idaho is helping these refugees find jobs more suited to their backgrounds.
The US will resettle close to 85,000 refugees from across the globe here this year. Many have been ending up in Boise, Idaho. So many in fact, that the city now has a special police officer assigned to that community.
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