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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

July 26, 2021

Eighty million people around the world have been forcibly displaced, and every year, more people are applying for asylum in the United States. The refugee resettlement system suffered large budget cuts...

The Syrian refugee family’s old house, located in the 1700 block of Lyons Street. The family finalized their housing after weeks of living without a permanent home following an accidental fire.

Refugee family finds new home after fire destroys residence

September 22, 2017

A Syrian refugee family that settled in Evanston last year and lost its house in a fire this August has finally found a new place to settle down with the help of nonprofits and the local community. RefugeeOne...

Demonstrators gather Sunday outside Terminal 5 of OHare International Airport to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigrants and refugees. Over the weekend, about 150 attorneys and at least 1,000 protesters gathered at the airport to help detainees gain entry.

Locals mobilize against Trump’s immigration actions

January 31, 2017

On Saturday morning, Suzanne Akhras Sahloul said she woke up depressed, crying and unable to comprehend the action taken by her new president. As a Syrian immigrant, she said Donald Trump’s executive...

Despite anti-immigrant sentiment from politicians, refugees continue migrating to state

April 6, 2016

Home to more than 2,400 new refugees from 29 nations that migrated in the past year, residents say Illinois has historically been an open and welcoming place for asylum-seekers and immigrants alike. “Illinois...

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