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Mitch Perry Report for 9.10.15 — Few presidential candidates offering specifics on refugee crisis

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Yesterday in Brussels, Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union’s top executive, proposed a plan to move approximately 160,000 refugees coming from war-torn and poverty-stricken nations in the Middle East and Africa in response to other countries to deal with the crisis gripping Europe. Although often called “Europe’s problem,” there is increasing discussion about what the United States could, and should, do to take in those fleeing Syria and other volatile parts of the world. Yesterday Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers that he favors “significantly increasing…

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