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Tyson plans to employ refugees at Wilkesboro chicken processing complex

*CORRECTION*: World Relief High Point office claims it never partnered with Tyson and only referred seven refugees to the Tyson plant (see comment from Office director Andrew Timbie below). 788 more words

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Nothing is unique about Fort Wayne’s refugee resettlement program

 

After a recent visit the US State Department’s director of refugee admissions Larry Bartlett said nothing was unique in Fort Wayne’s refugee resettlement program and nothing was out-of-place. 438 more words

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Chin refugees congregate in Indianapolis and Columbus

Indianapolis has become a major hub for Chin refugees from Myanmar. Now, Chin refugees are also making Columbus a favored destination for settlement. Chin has more than 40 dialects, which can make it difficult for schools and agencies to find interpreters. 306 more words

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At Threemile Canyon Farms 63 hour weeks at $10 an hour for tough, dirty, demanding jobs

In Boardman, Oreg. refugees are working 63 hours each week at $10 an hour for tough, dirty, demanding dairy jobs at Threemile Canyon Farms. The International Rescue Committee is in partnership with the R.D. 513 more words

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Refugee secondary migration to Alabama to fill jobs locals reject

Alabama Republican state Senator Scott Beason, a sponsor of a year-old law designed to drive out illegal Hispanic immigrants, said at a news conference last year that the restrictions on undocumented workers would “put thousands of native Alabamians back in the work force.” Instead, it caused a labor shortage that resulted in the arrival of hundreds of refugees looking to fill the jobs (locals apparently find the plants are too cold and the jobs too difficult). 288 more words

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Bombarding refugees with new information leads to poor home safety orientation

It seems that a lot of refugees arriving in Fort Morgan as secondary migrants from other states have had inadequate cultural and home orientations. Many refugees are inundated with information when they first arrive, leading to inadequate retention and poor understanding. 421 more words

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Significant secondary migration of Myanmar refugees to Omaha

For some reason refugees from Myanmar have been moving to Omaha after first being resettled in other states and cities. A local resettlement agency estimates that between 3,000 and 5,000 such refugees have arrived this way. 129 more words

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