Will the SAFE Act keep us safe? I mean, it has the word “safe” in the title…

It seems increasingly popular for U.S. legislators to give Orwellian names to bills, names that imply the creation of a law that will ensure our freedoms, while the content of law actually restricts freedom. I assumed that the SAFE Act (recently passed by the House of Representatives) would be similar, giving the impression of increased … More Will the SAFE Act keep us safe? I mean, it has the word “safe” in the title…

“Why don’t the Muslim countries accept Syrian refugees?”

This entry is a first in a series I am titling “Common Questions.” These will be questions I hear frequently that, while perhaps understandable, reflect the lack of knowledge that people have about refugees, immigration, and migration management broadly. So if you have one of these questions yourself or you hear other people ask them, … More “Why don’t the Muslim countries accept Syrian refugees?”