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The administration is cutting the number of refugees the U.S. will take, and that’s attracting criticism from some evangelicals

The Trump administration announced this week that it will slash the number of refugees allowed into the United States to an all-time low. But the plan is a reminder that the president’s hard-line immigration policies often go beyond attempting to curtail illegal immigration — and end up directly affecting some among the groups that support Trump most strongly. Read full article

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From the Killing Fields to the healing arts

….“A lot of what I do is for my parents,’’ said Steven Em, 29, who on Friday learned that his medical career will now carry him to New York Medical College at Metropolitan Hospital Center of New York. “I think they went through a lot just to get here. My being born? The chance of that was slim already. And my becoming a doctor was slimmer than that.’’…. Read Full Article

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT VAL-KILL MEDAL Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill

Things I am grateful for in 2018; having the honor to stand with women I admire and respect at The Eleanor Roosevelt Center 2018 Medals of Honor ceremony. 

Jaha Dukureh: Gender Violence Resister & Change Agent · Good Will Ambassador

Dr. Pamela R. Edington: Champion, Educational Accessibility, Diversity & Civic Engagement

Tarana J. Burke: Social Justice Activist · “Me Too” Movement Founder

Roberta “Robbie” Kaplan: Gender Equity & Civil Rights Advocate

Honorable Albert M. Rosenblatt: Protector, Judicial Integrity & Ethics

Loung Ung: Genocide Chronicler & Human Rights Defender