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Federal judge tosses out Alabama anti-refugee lawsuit

A judge dismissed Alabama’s lawsuit against the federal government over refugee placement. U.S. Magistrate Judge John Ott on Friday rejected with prejudice Alabama’s claim that federal officials are not consulting with states on refugee placement. 163 more words


Purpose of This Site

The purpose of this site is for the HPK Refugee Committee to keep the HPK Meeting House community up-to-date on the current needs of our sponsorship, to learn more about the sponsorship process and the various things that are involved in the first year of resettlement support. 47 more words


False Facebook posting about refugees followed by death threats

A false posting on Facebook showing a photo of a four-plex apartment near Corvallis, Montana with a note saying it was “rumored” the building would be used to house refugees led to death threats against the local contractor who built the apartments.  235 more words


Fact Check: Is there any way to screen Syrian refugees?

Despite the extensive security screening that refugees must go through before entering the US, Republican politicians and candidates continue to spout the untruth that there is no way to screen Syrian refugees. 371 more words


Canadian priest allegedly gambled away $500,000 of refugee aid

A Canadian Catholic priest has been charged with stealing over $500,000 intended for resettling Syrian refugees, and then gambling it away. An article in The Guardian… 62 more words


Yobe Govt. Commences Resettlement Of 300,000 IDPs – Gov. Geidam 

Gov. Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe on Friday said the state government has commenced the process of returning over 300,000 displaced persons to communities hitherto held by Boko Haram insurgents. 394 more words