DHS Renews Temporary Protected Status For Syrian RefugeesThe Department of Homeland Security on Thursday announced that Temporary Protected Status for Syria has been renewed.
Endocrinologist Who Fled Syria Hopeful Ahead Of Decision About Temporary Protection StatusDr. Nashwan Al Othman left everything in war-torn Syria – even his family – for a better life in the U.S. On Tuesday night, CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar investigated why Dr. Othman’s legal residency is in jeopardy.
Syrian Refugee Students Say Attending School Is A MiracleFor local Syrian refugee students heading back to school, it is a chance to escape the violence of their Syrian homes and start fresh.
Local Syrian American Speaks Out After Recent Missile AttackThere was a show of support for Syrian leader Bashar Al Asad in Damascus today as hundreds of protestors saluted the country’s armed forces, claiming Syrian air defenses intercepted most of the missiles fired by the west over the weekend. President Donald Trump said not one was intercepted.
Chicagoans Help Syrian Refugees Feel WelcomeCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports one family's special gift for a group of Syrian refugees now living in the Chicago area.
Appeals Court Upholds Order Against Pence On Syrian RefugeesA federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's order blocking Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from barring state agencies from helping Syrian refugees resettle in the state.
Court To Weigh Appeal On Indiana's Block On Syrian RefugeesAfter the November Paris attacks, Pence said he didn't believe the federal government was adequately screening refugees from war-torn Syria.
Judge To Hear Bid To Block Indiana's Syrian Refugee OrderA federal judge is set to take up a refugee relocation group's bid to block Gov. Mike Pence's order barring state agencies from participating in the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana.
Church Group Brings Syrian Family To Indiana Over Pence WishThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis says it has brought a Syrian refugee family into the state despite Republican Gov. Mike Pence's request that it not do so.
Rauner Wants More Info From White House On Syrian RefugeesSpeaking publicly for the first time about his announcement Illinois would temporarily stop accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday declined to elaborate on how the state would block Syrian migrants from resettling here.
City Council Defies Governor Rauner On Refugee StanceThe resolution reaffirming Chicago’s status as a sanctuary city was unanimously approved after several aldermen offered personal stories of seeking refuge here.
Organizations That Aid Refugees Call On Rauner To Reverse StanceA coalition of organizations that help refugees coming into Illinois is calling on Governor Rauner to change his mind - and welcome Syrian refugees.
Syrian Refugees Grateful For New Opportunity In Chicago CBS 2's Dana Kozlov spoke to a Syrian refugee family in Chicago, who thanks America for their new home.
Refugee Agencies Gearing Up To Accept Syrians In Illinois More Republicans are calling for a pause in plans to relocate Syrian refugees in the United States, including House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Gutierrez: Republican Governors Blocking Syrian Refugees "Despicable And Cowardly"Congressman Luis Gutierrez took to the House floor Tuesday to slam Republican governors – including Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner – for saying they won’t allow refugees from Syria to settle in their states.