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Syrian refugee family in Cleveland: ‘Today we cannot go outside’

For Syrian refugees recently resettled in Cleveland, this week's Republican National Convention is anything but a celebration.

by VICE News
Jul 23 2016, 5:04am

Donald Trump's calls to ban Syrian and Muslim refugees from entering the country have been a centerpiece of his campaign. This week, he will be formally named the Republican nominee at the RNC in Cleveland.

Blocks from where Trump's coronation ceremony is taking place is a small Cleveland neighborhood where hundreds of refugee families have recently been resettled from conflict zones across the Middle East. For them, Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric poses a very real threat. VICE News visits this neighborhood to see what it's like watching the RNC through their eyes.

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