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Why Muslims back Trump on radical Islam

Shireen Qudosi, One week into his new administration President Trump has shown the American people that while he lacks the silver tongue of a statesman, he more than makes up for it with the decisiveness of a businessman. This week, President Trump signed executive orders on building the border wall in a sweeping move that

No Screening for Radical Views in U.S. Refugee Vetting

Brendan Kirby, Administration official acknowledges process lacks questions on ideology. The United States runs the names of potential refugees through terrorism and law enforcement databases and conducts health screenings but makes no effort to learn whether they harbor extremist views, an administration official acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Bureau of

New Jersey Withdraws from Federal Refugee Resettlement Program

Gov. Chris Christie has withdrawn the state of New Jersey from participation in the U.S. Refugee Resettlement program, and Obama administration officials are working quickly to claim the federal government can continue to resettle refugees in the Garden State. “Federal officials held a conference call Friday morning [April 22] with representatives of nonprofit groups who