The Marc Steiner Show

Maryland & The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrian internally displaced people walk in the Atme camp, along the Turkish border in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, on March 19, 2013. The conflict in Syria between rebel forces and pro-government troops has killed at least 70,000 people, and forced more than one million Syrians to seek refuge abroad. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC        (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)November 23, 2015 – Segment 1

We take a look at the Syrian refugee crisis and Maryland’s role in taking in refugees. With: Sirine Shebaya, staff attorney with the ACLU of Maryland who focuses on immigrant’s rights advocacy; Zainab Chaudry, Maryland Outreach Manager for the Council on American Islamic Relations; and James Paul, author of Syria Unmasked and former Executive Director of Global Policy Forum, a think tank that monitors the UN.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday thru Friday from 10AM to Noon on WEAA 88.9 FM. The show covers the topics that matter, engaging real voices, from Charm City to Cairo and beyond. Call us at 410.319.8888 or email us to participate live in the show, or share your comments on our site! Aren’t in Baltimore but want to listen? Stream the show live.


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