Nonprofit Groups in NJ and Indiana Stand Up to States on Exclusion of Refugees

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Earlier this month, Governor Chris Christie directed the New Jersey Department of Human Services not to resettle any Syrian refugees in that state, although the state has a Syrian community with a 150-year history, and he ordered nonprofit organizations to notify the state of any Syrian placements in New Jersey. The State Department tries to place refugees where they have family ties, and New Jersey has the sixth-highest population of Syrians in the country, with almost 12,000 residents of Syrian ancestry…read more.

 

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Nonprofit Groups in NJ and Indiana Stand Up to States on Exclusion of Refugees

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