Watch as @DHSgov Jeh Johnson takes you through the rigorous security screening process for Syrian refugees with @attndotcom to find out how we can make #RefugeesWelcome while ensuring the security of the United States at go.wh.gov/ATTN.
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recipients from 2015 and years past: go.wh.gov/MedalOfFreedom
We've come a long way in protecting our planet. At #COP21
climate talks I'm confident we can reach global agreement. youtube.com/watch?v=RRLOrj…
"Make no mistake, we will win and groups like ISIL will lose." —@POTUS
"Our humanitarian duty to help desperate refugees & our duty to our security—those duties go hand in hand." —@POTUS
“It cannot be tolerated. It must be destroyed. And we must do it together." —@POTUS
Next time you hear someone say Syrian refugees are dangerous, show them this. on.fb.me/1LxA5nb
Once a refugee himself, Albert Einstein went on to win the Nobel Prize. But he isn't the only one who brought his talents to the U.S.—refugees have helped shape our great nation for generations. From teachers and farmers, to lawyers and nurses, Syrian refugees are looking for a safe haven free of vi
American companies are using a record amount of clean energy → mojo.ly/1SMTFl1 #ActOnClimate #COP21
"Despite all they’ve endured, the brave, hardworking children I met remain hopeful. Like so many refugees, they represent the best of the human spirit. They deserve our compassion and our empathy—because that is the truest reflection of who we are as Americans." —President Obama on the refugees he m
FACT: Zero Syrian refugees that have resettled in the U.S. have been arrested or removed on terrorism charges.
What you need to know about the Syrian refugees in the U.S. → go.wh.gov/RefugeesWelcome #RefugeesWelcome
"Right now, refugees wait 18 to 24 months while the screening process is completed." —@VP
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By the numbers: Four facts about Syrian refugees in the U.S. → go.wh.gov/RefugeesWelcome
"Refugees face the most rigorous screening of anyone who comes to the United States." —@VP
Here's what the screening process looks like for refugee entry into the United States: go.wh.gov/RefugeeScreeni…
"Despite all they’ve endured—the brave, hardworking children I met remain hopeful" —@POTUS
"Young people like you are going to define the future of this region for decades to come. And thanks to technology and social media, you're more connected to each other than ever before; you're more connected to the world than ever before. I can barely keep up with you. I've got to get help from Mal
on the terrorist attack in Mali.
is holding a @facebook
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We've welcomed more than 2,000 Syrian refugees into the U.S. since 2011. None of them have been arrested or removed on terrorism charges. We can both welcome refugees seeking safety and ensure America's security. Get the facts by clicking the link in the bio. #RefugeesWelcome