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Refugees, the U.S. response

Edmund S. Muskie

Refugees, the U.S. response

December 5, 1980

by Edmund S. Muskie

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- United States,
  • Refugees,
  • United States -- Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSecretary Muskie
    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 252
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17981233M

      In April the State Department announced new funding in response to the Syrian crisis, with $ million going to Lebanon in support of Syrian refugees, totaling $ billion since the start of the.   The U.S. accep refugees in the fiscal year—about 1, of them from Syria. John Kerry, the secretary of state, reportedly told lawmakers in a closed-door briefing this week that.   The museum takes pains to place the U.S. response in historical context. The country had been depleted, economically and emotionally, by World War 1 . One problem: Relocating refugees from the Middle East to the U.S. is morally wrong. This isn’t due to the security threats posed by any resettlement program from the Islamic world.


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