State Department: New Jersey Taking In More Syrian RefugeesNew Jersey has taken in almost as many Syrian refugees in the past month as it did in 2014 and 2015 combined, according to U.S. State Department data.
Pope Francis Brings 12 Syrian Refugees To Italy Following Migrant Camp Visit In an extraordinary gesture both political and personal, Pope Francis brought 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy aboard his plane Saturday after an emotional visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, which has faced the brunt of Europe's migration crisis.
Mayor Bill de Blasio Welcomes 3 Syrian Refugee Families To NYC 'With Open Arms'Three families of Syrian refugees have arrived in New York City on their way to Texas, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
Christie Reiterates Opposition To Accepting Refugees As Syrian Family Settles In PatersonA Syrian family has settled in New Jersey despite a vow by Gov. Chris Christie not to allow any more refugees in the state.
Menendez: Visa Waivers A Bigger Threat To US Than Syrian RefugeesNew Jersey Sen. Robert Mendendez says he won't back a bill passed by the House last week aimed at tightening controls of refugees coming from Syria and Iraq.
Obama Administration Assures Governors Refugee Vetting Is RigorousThe Obama administration is assuring governors that refugees who come to the United States in its resettlement program undergo a "rigorous security vetting process,'' particularly if they are fleeing from Syria.
Cuomo: Take Down Statue Of Liberty If America Stops Accepting ImmigrantsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has weighed in on the divisive question of what to do about Syrian refugees.
GOP Candidates Disavow Trump's Call For Muslim DatabaseRepublican presidential candidates on Friday swiftly condemned Donald Trump's call for requiring Muslims in the United States to register in a national database, drawing a sharp distinction with the GOP front-runner.
House Votes To Curb Syrian Refugees, Snubs Obama Veto ThreatThe House has rebuked President Barack Obama by ignoring his veto threat and approving a Republican bill erecting fresh barriers for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States.
De Blasio 'Disgusted' By Christie's Refugee Comments, Shows Picture Of Dead Syrian BoyThe war of words between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over Syrian refugees headed for the United States is heating up.
De Blasio Calls Christie 'Embarrassment' For Comment On Syrian RefugeesThe attacks in Paris have Tri-State Area politicians sounding off about what to do about Syrian refugees headed for the United States.
Christie On Syrian Refugees: 'I Would Not Permit Them In'New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday night that he does not believe Syrian refugees are being vetted for security and thus, he would not allow them into his state.
Shuttered NJ Casino Could House Syrian Refugees, Owner SaysOwner Glenn Straub proposed using the now-shuttered Revel Casino to house Syrian refugees as the building's fate hangs in legal limbo.
Syrian Refugee Family Tries To Start New Life In Jersey CityA family of refugees from Syria has been trying to rebuild in Jersey City after arriving in the United States this summer.
New Jersey Activists Working To Provide Help For Syrian Refugees Fleeing WarImam is a Syrian activist in Paterson who is calling on the United States to accept more refugees and do more to stop the war.