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Commentary: How America benefits from the refugees among us

The Trump administration's refugee policies - a quota that cut annual admissions sharply, "extreme vetting" and a predilection for admitting only newcomers who can "assimilate easily" - ignore why the U.S. accepts displaced families in the first place. We do it because America contributes to the world's destabilization, and because it is in our national interest to assure that those fleeing from "shithole countries" find a safe haven.

I first met brothers Solomon and Methusella at Denver's South High School in October 2015, when they were 17 and 15 years old, respectively.

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