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Resettlement agency worker responds to my public comment

There’s a comment in response to my comments submitted to the U.S. State Department for their annual call for public comments.  The author works at a refugee resettlement agency and disagrees with my points.  1,417 more words

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State Department refugee resettlement office taking comments

The State Department refugee resettlement office is taking comments from the public on opinions for the size and scope of the resettlement program for fiscal year 2015.  123 more words

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Wyoming governor wants refugee resettlement in state

The Wyoming state government is requesting that the federal government help it set up refugee resettlement in the state. Up to now it has been the only state without direct refugee resettlement. 356 more words

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USSCB – 97.7% of budget came from federal grants and contracts

According to a blurb in the Catholic Culture publication in 2011 The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB) received 92.5% of its budget from federal grants and contracts. 196 more words

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State Department Boosts Per-Refugee Stipend Again

In 2010, the US Department of State doubled the initial per-refugee resettlement stipend to $1800 (while allowing resettlement contractors to keep $700 of that for overhead). 215 more words

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State Dept. Gave One Day Notice Of PRM Acting Assistant Secretary Robinson's Nashville Visit

The State Department’s refugee office is going about its usual way of doing business by having yet another local program visit, this time in Nashville, with local resettlement contractors and their hand-selected refugee clients (this ensures that no one utters any free-spirited or critical comments about the local resettlement contractors, or their government oversight friends). 160 more words

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