syrian refugees

Rauner Defends Stance On Temporarily Refusing Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Gov. Bruce Rauner is defending his stance on temporarily stopping Syrian refugees from coming into Illinois, but doesn't explain why he believes he has the authority to do so.
The Refugee Act of 1980 gives the federal government the authority on matters of refuge…
Durbin Continues Push For Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) hopes Gov. Bruce Rauner will change his position on Syrian refugees if he meets them face to face.
In a letter to Rauner, Durbin asks him to personally meet some of the hundreds of Syrian refugees who have already resettled in Illin…
Durbin: ‘Embarrassment’ To Try To Block Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the ideas from Republican presidential candidates on how to handle the Syrian refugee crisis are "an embarrassment."
Donald Trump says he could consider shutting down mosques and making all Muslims register with t…
Durbin: U.S. Should Accept 100,000 Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says far more Syrian refugees should be accepted into the U.S. than what President Obama has proposed.
The Obama administration has suggested allowing 10,000 refugees from Syria...