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Vietnamese American Priest Offers to Give Up His American Citizenship

posted by Brittney Le
Syrian Refugee

Photo from UK Aid

Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.

In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more

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Blog: Lessons Learned from WWII Incarceration Camps Mean Nothing to Roanoke Mayor

posted by Mandy Day

Syrian Refugees

By Mandy Day

Roanoke mayor David Bowers has released a statement advising all Roanoke Valley governments to refuse assistance to Syrian refugees resettling in “our part of Virginia” until the threat of terrorism is eliminated.  The Democratic leader for Roanoke justified his position by referring to Executive Order 9066, the policy that incarcerated 120,000 Americans … Read more

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Santa Clara Weekly: Miss California & Miss America 1st Runner Up Compared to President Obama.

posted by Randall

Crystal Lee, Miss California 2013, first runner up Miss America 2013The comparison makes her uncomfortable and she dismisses it.

But Crystal Lee, the current Miss California & Miss America 1st runner up is being playfully compared to Barack Obama, according to the Santa Clara Weekly.

The comparison stems from a response she gave in the Miss America pageant asking for her thoughts on … Read more

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NY Times: Immigration Reform No Longer Priority in Republican House

posted by Randall

Capitol buildingConsideration for immigration reform in Congress is likely to be delayed until the end of the year, reports the NY Times.

Debate over possible US military involvement in Syria along with the continuing federal showdown over the budget have pushed immigration reform to the back of the line.

In addition, the Times reports Republican … Read more

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