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Entrepreneurs discuss refugee reality, encourage continued collaboration

By Patrick Holmes

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

“If they knew I was talking to you, I’d be killed.” -- Mohamed to BBC. By Flickr user Josh Zakary.

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

“I think the administration should be thinking in higher terms.” - Director of Clinical Programs, Ragini Shah on the lack of action to increase the number of refugees accepted by the U.S each year. Photo by Flickr user Alex Donohue.

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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