As Catholic Charities gets ready to finalize a federal contract to resettle 51 refugees in Northampton, it’s unclear whether the new Trump Administration could restrict how many — and which — refugees are allowed in.
A two-day symposium honoring journalist James Foley is focusing on the challenges facing journalists who witness extreme violence.
The House and Senate capped their allegedly busy period last week by advancing mostly non-controversial bills and illustrating their differences more than their areas of agreement.
Deirdre Griffin from Jewish Family Service says technically the governor has no say in where refugees are placed, but adds that it’s important for refugees to have good working relationships with the communities that welcome them.
Members of the Massachusetts Senate will likely address the state’s opioid addiction crisis as they return to Beacon Hill for formal sessions.
The U.S. State Department expects to increase the number of Syrian refugees it admits into the United States next year, and some could come to western Massachusetts.
On a vote of 78 to 22, the U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a resolution to train and arm Syrian rebels to oppose the group known as the Islamic state. How did your senator vote?
As the question of what to do about Syria moves to the United Nations, many Syrians who fled and now live in America are waiting to see how the world will help their country.
As President Obama gets ready to address the nation, White House officials are briefing members of Congress. That’s even though a vote authorizing an attack […]
As President Obama gets ready to address the nation, White House officials are briefing members of Congress. That’s even though a vote authorizing an attack against Syria may not take place.
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to give President Obama the authority to use military force against Syria.
As President Barack Obama considers possible military intervention in Syria, members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation are urging varying levels of caution.