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Op-Ed: Liberals and conservatives both misuse facts. But there are ways to stop that impulse 22.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Even without resorting to 'alternative' facts, people with different ideologies will disagree about which facts are relevant.

A rich history of pre-genocide Armenia hides in family heirlooms and handwritten notes 17.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Scholars are building a record of memories from the Armenian diaspora that chronicle an often untold perspective on life under the Ottoman Empire.

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Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions.
States Must Accept Refugees, Judge Rules, Blocking Trump’s Order 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s executive order that allows states to refuse to resettle refugees. Last week, Texas announced that it would stop accepting refugees under President Donald Trump’s September order, although 40 states have affirmed that they will continue to take them in.   In a preliminary injunction issued on Wednesday, […]
Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement 15.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions.
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Rumors, misinformation lurked as Minnesota county rejected refugees 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Beltrami County attracted national attention when commissioners voted against refugee resettlement last week. Ahead of the vote, false information about resettlement circulated on social media, in text messages and in flyers mailed to some county residents.
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Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump 11.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will reject the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order. Abbott wrote in a letter that Texas “has been left by Congress to deal with disproportionate migration issues resulting from a broken federal immigration system.”
For decades, this city was a haven for refugees. Then residents tried to ban them 9.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

North Dakota was one of the top destinations for new refugees in the United States. Now some wonder if they can still call it home.

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Defense contractor from California whose death sparked U.S.-Iran conflict is mourned 9.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Nawres Waleed Hamid, a Sacramento father of two, was killed in Iraq in December. His death triggered an escalation in the U.S.-Iran geopolitical struggle.

Amid the chaos, Minnesota counties say ‘yea’ or ‘nay’ to refugees 9.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A controversial vote this week by one northern Minnesota county is shedding light on the chaotic and confusing process by which local governments are signaling their openness to refugees. Here’s what you need to know about how the rest of the state is reacting to President Trump’s executive order.
Policast: Countering disinformation; a Minnesota county votes against resettling refugees 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Countering disinformation; a Minnesota county votes against resettling refugees
Colorado communities welcome refugee resettlement 8.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Communities across the Denver metro area are making it clear that they are open to foreign refugees seeking a new start in America, with Aurora, Centennial, Littleton, Arvada and Arapahoe County among those acting on resettlement resolutions this week.
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Beltrami Co. becomes first in state — and possibly the nation — to reject refugee resettlement 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A presidential executive order has prompted county boards across the country to weigh whether they’ll allow refugees to be resettled within their borders.
Opinion: The immigration crisis and the racism driving it have roots in Hitler's 'bible' 7.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The worldwide immigration crisis — and the racism apparently driving it — can be traced to a century-old book, 'The Passing of the Great Race.'

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‘Cried with joy’: Minnesota's Liberians find elation, relief in new permanent residency law 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota’s Liberian community is celebrating a new federal law that opens a path for permanent residency in the U.S. Advocates say it’s a happy ending to a long, hard-fought journey. Just a year ago, many Liberians feared deportation.
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Amid death and urban renewal, a rough year for the refugees of Denver’s Street Fraternity 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
At least four members of a refugee self-help group called Street Fraternity died from car wrecks and guns in 2019. The Street Frat soccer team got booted from an indoor league. Rising rents and urban renewal raised economic pressure on refugee families.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Dec. 30 – Jan. 5 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Latino evangelical voters face a tug of war in the Trump era 28.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

'Because we're evangelical, people assume we're Republican, and because we're Latino, people assume we're Democrats,' says the pastor of a Pentecostal church in Florida.

Willmar keeps the refugee door open despite concerns 23.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Rising numbers of Somali and Latino immigrants have brought opportunities and tensions to west-central Minnesota. A recent Kandiyohi County vote to accept more refugees has put those divisions into clearer focus.
16-year-old shot to death in Aurora Monday identified 18.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office has identified the 16-year-old boy who was shot to death on Monday evening.
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