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Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To

June 14, 2016

For more than the past six years, Lina Sergie Attar has seen her home almost completely destroyed. On Tuesday, the Collaborative conference, hosted by Classy at Cruiseport Boston for a three-day event, a panel of four entrepreneurs took the main stage and discussed refugee populations and people on the ...

Opinion: How millions are living in fear

Opinion: How millions are living in fear

Patrick Holmes

October 2, 2015

By Patrick Holmes   War is not something typically thought about on a daily basis by most Americans, however, many Syrians and Iraqis live in constant fear of the control they are oppressed by and the never-ending list of rules that keep them on a leash. They are almost never safe. Safety...

Obama increases number of refugees from Syria for resettlement

Obama increases number of refugees from Syria for resettlement

Alexa Gagosz

September 24, 2015

President Obama told his administration this month to start to increase the number of Syrian refugees the U.S. accepts each year for resettlement to 100,000 each year, according to The New York Times. Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs Ragini Shah founded Suffolk’s first...

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