“I am quite confident that America can take in Syrian refugees and balance lives saved with any perceived effect on American values, coffers, or security.” […]
In war-torn Syria, spurts of electricity offer an escapist glimpse into another world. […]
“When you’re not used to the noises and how loud they are, it’s kind of terrifying, but then you really get used to it,” Aboukhater said. A recent transfer student to Boston College, Layla Aboukhater escaped Syria’s escalating violence in Nov. 2014 alongside her father.