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US Mayors Urge Congress Not to Turn Its Back on Refugees

The mayors of more than 60 U.S. cities have sent an open letter to Congress urging it not to turn its backs on refugees who want to start new lives in the United States, particularly those from Syria. Mayors of such major cities as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, Boston and Baltimore signed the letter in response to the anti-Muslim backlash that followed the deadly terror attack on Paris. "Our nation has always been a beacon of hope for those seeking peace and...

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