Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content | Leap to Bottom

Canada Took In 25,000 Syrian Refugees In Four Months. The U.S. Accepted 841 In Five Months | ThinkProgress


Canada Took In 25,000 Syrian Refugees In Four Months. The U.S. Accepted 841 In Five Months | ThinkProgress: The Canadian government fulfilled a promise on Monday that it would resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees, just two months later than the originally proposed deadline. The program was launched in November 2015 after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took office and was set to be completed before the turn of the new year. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama vowed to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees for the 2016 fiscal year (which starts in October 2015). Since that date, however, the United States has only accepted 841 Syrian refugees.

Read the full article … 

Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [7.3.16]  |   0 comments


»  {Newer-Posts} {Older-Posts}  «


Post a Comment

Links to this posting:

Create a Link

 / 7.3.16 / 2016/03/#1070355420151555014

Aboriginal News Group

Contributing Editors, International Correspondents & Affiliates

This is an Ad-Free Newswire

Southern Poverty Law Center

This site uses the Blogspot Platform


Inteligenta Indigena Novajoservo™ (IIN) is maintained by the Aboriginal Press News Service™ (APNS) a subset of the Aboriginal News Group™ (ANG). All material provided here is for informational purposes only, including all original editorials, news items and related post images, is published under a CC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license (unless otherwise stated) and/or 'Fair Use', via section 107 of the US Copyright Law). This publication is autonomous; stateless and non-partisan. We refuse to accept paid advertising, swag, or monetary donations and assume no liability for the content and/or hyperlinked data of any other referenced website. The APNS-ANG and its affiliate orgs do not advocate, encourage or condone any type/form of illegal and/or violent behaviour.