Syria (/ˈsɪriə/ SIRR-ee-ə ; Arabic: سوريا‎ or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. Its capital Damascus is among the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world. A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, it is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Alawite, Sunni and Christian Arabs, Armenians, Assyrians, Druze, Kurds, and Turks. Sunni Arabs make up the largest population group in Syria.
Posts about Syria
  • Trump’s New Executive Order

    … Trump’s New Executive Order As a Miami immigration lawyer, I read with interest the announcement that President Trump signed a new executive order in regard to the Muslim and refugee ban. Below are some frequently asked questions. What is the new executive order about? Today President Trump took a second swing at his most controversial…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Don’t Wait, Apply for Your Citizenship

    … immigration attorney. What were the seven majority Muslim countries that were targeted under Trump’s Muslim ban? The affected countries are: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan. If you have any questions in regard to this, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration attorney. But I am not from any of the seven majority Muslim countries…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Sleeping with the Enemy? Qui Tam Whistleblower Post

    … because of the difficulty in finding witnesses, not because of a cozy relationship between the government and the contractor. So why share the story of an unsuccessful outcome? Obviously, prosecuting any case where the wrongdoing occurred in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq or Yemen is going to be tougher than the local Medicare fraud qui tam case. These…

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -
  • Repealing the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)

    … much more troubled countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Somalia to name a few, must apply for asylum in the normal way. Has the announcement of normalizing relations with Cuba led to concerns that “wet foot dry foot” will be repealed? Yes. Since Obama announced his Cuba policy shift, there has been a significant increase in the numbers…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • The Syrian Refugee Crisis – Actual Facts

    … In the wake of the truly terrible acts of terrorism wrought upon the communities of Paris and San Bernadino we, the people of a free, open and democratic world, find ourselves facing certain dangerous paradigms – First, is the realization that smaller and smaller cells of the demented, hell bent on visiting death and carnage on innocent…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 7 readers -
  • Putin, Money Laundering and Whistleblower Awards

    … government, Putin said “We know that Turkey is filling its pockets and allowing terrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria.” Some estimate that ISIS is selling several million dollars worth of oil per day. Much of that is suspected of flowing through Turkey. Somehow, those oil sales turn into money which is laundered through a bank…

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -
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