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Kansas state agencies denied services to two Syrian refugees, one of whom had applied for medical assistance

Now that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has withdrawn Kansas from the refugee resettlement program – doing nothing more than having federal benefits for refugees sent directly to nonprofits assisting refugees and no longer having these routed through the state – details are now emerging about events leading up to that decision. 471 more words


Resettlement to poor neighborhoods increases chance of Type 2 diabetes

We know that resettling refugees to impoverished areas may result in refugees being exposed to higher levels of crime, e.g. in Oakland, Rochester and… 252 more words


Kansas Gov. Brownback relinquishes control of resettlement to nonprofits


Kansas Gov. Brownback has decided to remove his state from the refugee resettlement program and turn over control to the private refugee resettlement agencies. All assistance and services normally channeled by the federal government through the state will now be handled through the resettlement agencies. 341 more words


Lake County in Montana opposes refugee resettlement

With no plans for refugees being settled in the county the Lake County Commissioners Office in Montana has now sent a letter to the U.S. Department of State opposing refugee resettlement. 274 more words


Refugee women hindered by isolation and cultural barriers

Refugee and immigrant women and those working with them in the Fargo-Moorhead (North Dakota/Minnesota) area are working together to help refugee women overcome isolation and cultural barriers. 632 more words


Buhari expedites action on resettling of IDPs, refugees


President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said his administration has begun the process of putting together comprehensive data on all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Nigerian refugees with a view to speeding up their resettlement. 261 more words


Carteret County Commission in North Carolina faces backlash after anti-refugee vote

After a unanimous vote in favor of an anti-refugee resolution, and with no discussion, the Carteret County Commission in North Carolina faced a vocal backlash from citizens in attendance. 364 more words