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Refugees: The Boost Your Economy Needs

By | June 9th, 2017|Policy, Refugees|

In September of 2015 a photo of a young Syrian boy laying face-down on a beach flooded the internet. Many remember this as a major turning point in the way people view the refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere. What had previously been an issue represented by statistics and political punchlines was now an emotionally [...]

How Helping Refugees Combats Terrorism

By | June 9th, 2017|Policy, Refugees|

In a battle of ideologies, refugees are our greatest allies—both symbolically and literally. Much of the dialogue about refugees has centered around fear. Differences between cultures can often seem like insurmountable, even dangerous, obstacles toward peaceful coexistence. History, however, shows how free and open societies that welcome diversity are the ones that become the most [...]