Members Of Congress Push Back Against New U.S. Troop Deployments In SyriaFollowing the revelation this week that 400 more U.S. ground troops were deployed to Syria, a Bay Area congresswoman introduced a bill Friday to block further deployments without Congressional debate or authorization.
Syrian Woman Forced To Delay Wedding Plans By Travel BanThe travel ban ordered by President Donald Trump is hitting home for refugees who sought to start a new life in the Bay Area.
California Congresswomen Challenge Trump's Muslim Travel Ban Executive OrderCalifornia Congresswomen are leading a protest against Trump's order to ban refugees and citizens from Muslim nations from entering the U.S.
Trump Intends To Stop Accepting Syrian RefugeesA draft executive order obtained by The Associated Press shows that President Donald Trump intends to stop accepting Syrian refugees.
Intel Report Finds Kremlin Liked Trump's Russia-Friendly StanceA declassified intelligence report saying Putin ordered a campaign to influence the US election in favor of Donald Trump prompts responses from elected officials.
Russian Jet Crashes In Black Sea, 92 Aboard Believed DeadBacked by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian rescue teams searched for victims in the Black Sea after a Russian plane carrying 92 people to Syria crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff from Sochi.
Protesters Hold Die-In For Syrians At Russian Consulate In San FranciscoActivists outside the Russian Consulate in San Francisco staged a "die-in" Thursday to protest Russia's involvement in the war in Syria and its toll on civilians.
Athletes On First-Ever Olympic Refugee Team Land Corporate SponsorTen elite athletes fleeing war and instability in Syria, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, comprise the world's first-ever Refugee Olympic Team and just landed a corporate sponsor.
Sacramento Man Charged With Supporting Terrorist Groups In SyriaA Sacramento man who allegedly lied to federal investigators about traveling to Syria has been charged with providing support to terrorists.
FBI Says Refugees Used Social Media To Plan Fight In SyriaAn Iraqi man bragged about his experience fighting in Syria and the skills he developed as a teenage insurgent as he urged a fellow Iraqi refugee in the U.S. to join him in what both hoped would be martyrdom, according to documents filed in federal court.
Fremont Man Accused Of Trying To Join Al Qaeda Branch In SyriaA Fremont man appeared in federal court Thursday morning on charges that he tried to travel to Syria and join a branch of Al-Qaeda there.
Gov. Brown Vows To Ensure Syrian Refugees Coming To California 'Fully Vetted' Following Paris AttacksCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown says he’ll work closely with President Barack Obama to ensure any Syrian refugees coming to California are “fully vetted in a sophisticated and utterly reliable way.”