Reality Check: Syrian Refugees And MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are increasingly divided on how many -- if any -- Syrian refugees to accept in the state. That is after two terrorists in Paris reportedly had fake Syrian passports, and Minnesota Democrats broke with President Obama to support a bill ramping up security checks.
GOP Renews Call To Stop Syrian Refugee Resettlement In MinnesotaMinnesota's top Republican lawmaker Thursday said Democratic Governor Mark Dayton should stop accepting Syrian refugees for resettlement in the state.
Good Question: What Does ISIS Want?In a video released Monday, a group claiming to be ISIS warned the U.S. would suffer the same fate as France. They said they will strike Washington D.C.
News Click: Refugees
Dayton: Syrian Refugees Welcome In MN, If Given ScreeningsMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton isn't objecting to the possible placement of Syrian refugees in his state as long as they undergo rigorous screening first. Dayton released a statement Monday saying he's been assured by the White House that any refugees from the war-torn country would be "subject to the highest level of security checks of any category of traveler to the United States."
Gov. Walker Says Wisconsin Won't Accept Syrian RefugeesGov. Scott Walker says Wisconsin will not accept any new Syrian refugees in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris because they pose a threat.
Men Accused Of Trying To Join ISIS Now Charged With ConspiracyFive Minnesota men facing trial for allegedly plotting to join the Islamic State group are now charged with a new count of conspiracy to commit murder outside the United States.
Study: Minn. Has Highest Percentage Of Youth Leaving For ISIS In U.S.A new congressional study out Tuesday says that American recruits for the Islamic State terror group come from all across the country, with the highest percentage coming from Minnesota.
For One Minnesota Man, Crisis In Syria Hits Close To HomeOsamah Aldoubal is married to a Minnesotan. His parents and extended family live in the southern part of Syria. He fears for their safety daily, and for his sister who just had a baby.
FBI Informant Named During Guilty Plea In Terror TrialAnother Minnesota man has admitted he was part of a plot to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 20, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group — specifically ISIS.
Talking Points: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis Of Our TimeA Minnesota organization that has been helping 2.5 million refugees a year for more than 30 years is warning that the Syrian refugee crisis could soon get worse.
Good Question: Why Are Syrian Refugees Fleeing Their Homeland?Since 2011, four million people have left Syria. So, why are so many trying to get away? Good Question.