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Editorial asks Tenn. Attorney General Herbert Slatery to not participate in anti-refugee scheme

The Tennessee legislature measure to force the state attorney general to sue the federal government over refugee resettlement is based on two erroneous contentions: 1) that forcing states to provide Medicaid services to refugees amounts to unconstitutional coercion, and 2) that the federal government has violated the law by not consulting with the state on refugee resettlement. 268 more words

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The effectivity of the resettlement project in Pabahay, Brgy. Gaya-gaya, San Jose del Monte in Bulacan in improving and enhancing the lives of the beneficiaries, and in the formation of their community identity, will be the crux of the research study. 5,010 more words

Gay refugee couple separated by 2,500 miles

Unlike married opposite-sex couples, there is no guarantee LGBT couples will be resettled together. A Syrian gay male couple have found themselves 2,500 miles apart – one resettled in Norway and the other in Turkey, awaiting news of his own permanent settlement. 131 more words

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam disagrees with Republican anti-refugee legislation

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has come out against legislation ordering legal action against the federal government over refugee resettlement in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Homeland Security… 335 more words

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Over 100 protest Fargo TV station after dishonest refugee report

After a local TV station in Fargo in North Dakota aired an inaccurate and inflammatory news report this week on refugees and tuberculosis a group of over 100 protesters showed up at the station today to protest the report. 150 more words

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Survey finds most people want to accept refugees

A new survey by Amnesty International found that most people around the would welcome refugees into their country and even consider taking them into their home. 199 more words

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Right-wing falsely claiming refugees pose public health risk with tuberculosis

The far-right fringe is currently attempting to provoke fear among the public with false information about refugees spreading tuberculosis. A media outlet in Fargo in North Dakota, referred to locally, mockingly, as “Valley Hate Live”, is telling viewers that “everyone” living in “refugee resettlement areas” is at risk. 432 more words

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