Tag Archives: Syria

Lebanese Students Speak On Facebook Safety Check Controversy

After the Paris attacks people with family and friends in Paris rushed to social media sites like Facebook to check on their status. Many people received notifications saying their friends were safe. For the people who had family and friends anywhere else that was attacked, they received nothing.

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Local Organizations Discuss Refugee Resettlement, Prepare For Syrians

Recent world news about Syria and Rick Scott’s statement to block the relocation of 425 Syrian refugees has led refugee resettlement to become a more high-profile issue. Refugees experience an extensive screening process when coming to the U.S. After coming through the state department, resettlement organizations are available to help refugees get assimilated into society.

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Students, Teachers Discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis

Gainesville residents discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and how it is affecting nations like America. With more than 4 million Syrian refugees abroad and 7 million internally displaced, the world is feeling the burden of the Syrian refugee crisis.

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