House Panel Backs Refugee RestrictionsA bill approved Tuesday would make it harder for refugees who flee areas where terrorists train or originate to settle in Florida.
South Florida Woman Helps Light The Way For Syrian RefugeesA South Florida woman is helping shine a light on the Syrian refugee crisis, literally. Alison Thompson gives a glimmer of hope while helping save lives.
Gov. Scott Balks At Feds Request To Take In Syrian RefugeesGovernor Rick Scott's administration has balked at a request from the federal government to resettle hundreds of Syrian refugees in the state.
Rubio: Radical Jihadists Using Refugee Crisis As CoverRepublican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio believes radical jihadists are using the Syrian refugee crisis as cover to send terrorists to the West, adding it's impossible for the United States to vet some migrants from the region.
Facing South Florida: The Syrian Refugee VoteOn Thursday, Lawmakers in the U.S. House voted to essentially halt a program aimed at resettling thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn homeland.
Housing Syrian Refugees A Divisive Issue In South FloridaSome Americans want to shut the doors on those fleeing from Syria after news broke that one of the terrorist responsible for the Paris attacks may have infiltrated the ranks of refugees.
Civil Liberties Groups Critical Of Gov's Stance On Syrian RefugeesA pair of civil liberties groups have denounced Gov. Rick Scott's desire to close Florida's borders to additional refugees from Syria in the wake of the terrorist assault on Paris.
Gov. Doesn't Want Syrian Refugees Relocated To StateGovernor Rick Scott has joined a chorus of other state governors who have asked the federal government to stop accepting refugees from Syria.
A Turn To Crowdfunding To Help RefugeesThe White House has tapped into crowdfunding to help Syrian refugees.