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Office of Refugee Resettlement finally gets around to releasing 2014 report to Congress

Back to our daily grind (after yesterday’s record-breaking day)—working to educate you about the UN/US State Department Refugee Admissions Program….

The law says that the federal… 474 more words

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Welcoming Refugee Americorps

This week, our ECDC Refugee AmeriCorps Program Specialist Elizabeth Carlberg wrote about ECDC’s new Americorps program, and reflected on the importance of Americorps Week (March 7-11).  492 more words

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Office of Refugee Resettlement budget in the billions for FY2016

A reader sent us this very nice summary of the cost of the refugee program and how it is structured.  I urge you to read it yourself at… 103 more words

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Woman, 52, Injured In Snowmobiling Accident Near Orr

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 52-year-old woman was injured in a snowmobiling accident near Orr, Minnesota Tuesday evening.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, around 4:30 p.m. 57 more words

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Office of Refugee Resettlement not taking care of the alien "children"

Last week a Senate committee held a hearing that raked the Dept. of Health and Human Services over the coals because they did not make sure ‘unaccompanied alien children’ were not placed with human traffickers in the wake of the border invasion of 2014. 517 more words

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Florida: Refugee contractors squabble over government boodle

I have to admit this is some great reporting at the Huffington Post.

It adds considerable detail to a dispute we knew a little about, but more importantly it is a window into the ‘souls’ of the ‘humanitarian’ refugee contractors. 715 more words

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