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chroniclelive
Who will stand against Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leadershort odds on him. He has been increasingly vocal in his criticisms of Corbyn
Who will stand against Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
short odds on him. He has been increasingly vocal in his criticisms of Corbyn while running a successful charity, the International Rescue Committee. Would be seen as the ‘New Labour’ candidate.John McDonnellShadow Chancellor John... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
He escaped Afghan violence, only to be attacked in a Sacramento parking lotSacramento County, most of the new Afghan arrivals have been placed in housing
He escaped Afghan violence, only to be attacked in a Sacramento parking lot
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Sacramento County, most of the new Afghan arrivals have been placed in housing by four refugee resettlement agencies: International Rescue Committee, World Relief, Opening Doors and the Sacramento Food Bank. They are housed in a dozen... Read more
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Deseret News
She fled Russia with her family. Now, she has a powerful message about the refugee crisis.with my family and my people." Monies raised through the Boston and New York C
She fled Russia with her family. Now, she has a powerful message about the refugee crisis.
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
with my family and my people." Monies raised through the Boston and New York City performances will be donated to the International Rescue Committee and HIAS, formerly known as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society — the group that helped... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas wrong about Syriansin Dallas, makes it clear that Texas had no cause for trying to stop resettleme
Texas wrong about Syrians
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
in Dallas, makes it clear that Texas had no cause for trying to stop resettlement, or for its claim that a nonprofit — the International Rescue Committee — had breached a state contract by refusing to let Texas halt its work. Their actions to... Read more
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J Weekly
Paying it forward: Bay Area Jews help refugees in Greecehere later this summer. To date, only a small number of Syrians have come to th
Paying it forward: Bay Area Jews help refugees in Greece
J Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
here later this summer. To date, only a small number of Syrians have come to the Bay Area, including a few families the International Rescue Committee has resettled in Alameda County. Helena Weiss-Duman and Dan Duman of Castro Valley will... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Yes, That's Hip-Hop's Common In A New Song About Refugeesgo to some of the world's biggest refugee-oriented groups, including Refugees I
Yes, That's Hip-Hop's Common In A New Song About Refugees
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
go to some of the world's biggest refugee-oriented groups, including Refugees International, Human Rights First and the International Rescue Committee. To learn more, we spoke with Harrold while he was riding on a bus – he's currently... Read more
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birminghammail
David Miliband says Brum is booming - as long as it's in the EUSpeaking to us from New York, where he now heads humanitarian organisation the
David Miliband says Brum is booming - as long as it's in the EU
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
Speaking to us from New York, where he now heads humanitarian organisation the International Rescue Committee, Mr Miliband said business leaders in the US were “shocked” that the UK was seriously considering leaving the EU. Mr Miliband, who is also... Read more
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ABC News
David Miliband: Brexit Would Leave UK Like ‘A Cork Bobbing in a Rough Ocean’David Miliband, president and chief executive officer of the International Resc
David Miliband: Brexit Would Leave UK Like ‘A Cork Bobbing in a Rough Ocean’
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
David Miliband, president and chief executive officer of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the former secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs of the United Kingdom, shared his thoughts on the global refugee crisis, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross Doctor - 'Our Primary Goal is to Save Lives.'upwards of 120 patients a day. There is a counseling treatment centre for HIV p
Red Cross Doctor - 'Our Primary Goal is to Save Lives.'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
upwards of 120 patients a day. There is a counseling treatment centre for HIV patients and a room for blood transfusions. International Rescue Committee operates a ward for victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The International Committee... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NYC naturalization ceremony held to mark World Refugee DayMonday, June 20, 2016, in New York. The special ceremony was sponsored by the U
NYC naturalization ceremony held to mark World Refugee Day
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, June 20, 2016, in New York. The special ceremony was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the International Rescue Committee, and the Public Theater. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The evening ceremony was held at the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
NYC naturalization ceremony held to mark World Refugee DayMonday, June 20, 2016, in New York. The special ceremony was sponsored by the U
NYC naturalization ceremony held to mark World Refugee Day
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, June 20, 2016, in New York. The special ceremony was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the International Rescue Committee, and the Public Theater. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK, N.Y. - As part of a special... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
At World Refugee Day festival in Baltimore, a focus on celebration and feeling welcomehave driven millions from their homes. "The goal is just celebration," said Ni
At World Refugee Day festival in Baltimore, a focus on celebration and feeling welcome
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
have driven millions from their homes. "The goal is just celebration," said Nick King, 34, development coordinator at the International Rescue Committee, one of the groups that organized Saturday's festival, which also hosted dancing, drum circles... Read more
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International Business Times
UK 'poised' to spend £17m on DRC elections but warns Kinshasa must hold free and fair vote Since 1998, an estimated 5.4m people have been killed in the DRC as a result of
UK 'poised' to spend £17m on DRC elections but warns Kinshasa must hold free and fair vote
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
Since 1998, an estimated 5.4m people have been killed in the DRC as a result of conflict-related causes, according to the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The current Congolese constitution is popular and widely supported across the country.... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees out
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Loses Fight to Keep Syrian Refugees Out - Texas Loses Fight to Keep Syrian Refugees Out by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune June 16 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Texas on Thursday lost its fight against the resettlem...the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas Loses Fight to Keep Syrian Refugees Out - Texas Loses Fight to Keep Syrian Refugees Out by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune June 16 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Texas on Thursday lost its fight against the resettlem...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge tosses bid by Texas to block refugeesof 1980 by failing to consult state officials before resettling refugees. It al
Judge tosses bid by Texas to block refugees
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
of 1980 by failing to consult state officials before resettling refugees. It also charged that the nonprofit relief group, International Rescue Committee, had breached its contract with the state. In his opinion, released Thursday, Judge David C.... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 12 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Court Dismisses Texas Lawsuit To Block Syrian Refugeesstate had failed to present plausible evidence that Syrian refugees pose an imm
Court Dismisses Texas Lawsuit To Block Syrian Refugees
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
state had failed to present plausible evidence that Syrian refugees pose an imminent risk. Since the suit was filed, the International Rescue Committee has continued to settle Syrian refugees in Texas. In response to the ruling, the IRC said in a... Read more
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My EastText
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
My EastText / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Federal judge dismisses Texas suit on resettlement of Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Federal judge dismisses Texas suit on resettlement of Syrian refugees
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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NBC News
Court Rejects Texas Lawsuit to Ban Syrian Refugeesto ban all Syrian refugees from resettling in the Lone Star State. State offic
Court Rejects Texas Lawsuit to Ban Syrian Refugees
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
to ban all Syrian refugees from resettling in the Lone Star State. State officials may not block refugees or go after the International Rescue Committee, the nonprofit organization that helps them integrate into Texas communities, Judge David C.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Federal judge dismisses Texas' lawsuit over Syrian refugeesin providing refuge for the world's most vulnerable," said Jennifer Sime, senio
Federal judge dismisses Texas' lawsuit over Syrian refugees
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
in providing refuge for the world's most vulnerable," said Jennifer Sime, senior vice president of U.S. programs with the International Rescue Committee, which helps resettle refugees and was named in the lawsuit. Republican Texas Attorney... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KTXS Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugeesof the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a
Judge dismisses Texas suit on Syrian refugees
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. The ruling is a victory for the government as well as the International Rescue committee. "This ruling is a strong rebuke of unconstitutional efforts to block refugee resettlement,"... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees out
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Judge Dismisses Texas Lawsuit Over Syrian Refugeesin providing refuge for the world’s most vulnerable,” said Jennifer Sime, senio
Judge Dismisses Texas Lawsuit Over Syrian Refugees
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
in providing refuge for the world’s most vulnerable,” said Jennifer Sime, senior vice president of U.S. programs with the International Rescue Committee, which helps resettle refugees and was named in the lawsuit. Republican Texas Attorney... Read more
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11 News Houston
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees out
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees out
KCEN-TV / Posted 13 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees out
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 13 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Loses Fight To Keep Syrian Refugees Outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas Loses Fight To Keep Syrian Refugees Out
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees outthe arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December
Texas loses fight to keep Syrian refugees out
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
the arrival of Syrian refugees to the state. Texas first filed suit in December against the federal government and the International Rescue Committee — one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas... Read more
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The Hill
Judge dismisses Texas lawsuit to block Syrian refugeeshad violated the law by not consulting the state first. The judge though reject
Judge dismisses Texas lawsuit to block Syrian refugees
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
had violated the law by not consulting the state first. The judge though rejected those arguments. ADVERTISEMENT The International Rescue Committee, an organization tasked with resettling the refugees, was also named in the lawsuit brought by... Read more
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The Columbian
Federal judge dismisses Texas’ lawsuit over Syrian refugeesin providing refuge for the world’s most vulnerable,” said Jennifer Sime, senio
Federal judge dismisses Texas’ lawsuit over Syrian refugees
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
in providing refuge for the world’s most vulnerable,” said Jennifer Sime, senior vice president of U.S. programs with the International Rescue Committee, which helps resettle refugees and was named in the lawsuit. Republican Texas Attorney... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Texas lawsuit over Syrian refugees dismissedCommission requested information regarding the resettlement of Syrian refugees
Texas lawsuit over Syrian refugees dismissed
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
Commission requested information regarding the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Texas. The state said it asked the International Rescue Committee to inform it of any plans to resettle Syrian refugees in Texas ahead of the resettlement. The... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas losses again in US court in bid to block Syrian refugeeshas the authority to set immigration policy, and found that Texas brought no pl
Texas losses again in US court in bid to block Syrian refugees
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
has the authority to set immigration policy, and found that Texas brought no plausible argument to back its claims that the International Rescue Committee relief agency was unlawful in bringing Syrian refugees into the state. Texas has been trying... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free software impacts disaster assessment responseHarvard Humanitarian Initiative, the United Nations Office for the Coordination
Free software impacts disaster assessment response
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the International Rescue Committee, is part of a global initiative by UNOCHA. It has already been tested in Fiji by the Ministry... Read more
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ABC News
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, Neighbors at Odds Over Refugeesgroup called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, Neighbors at Odds Over Refugees
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
group called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just Syrians but all refugees and turned to the International Rescue Committee to lead the resettlement. Their efforts were endorsed by Missoula's mayor, most council... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugeescenter for Japanese-Americans, Italian merchant seamen and others, has a recent
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugees
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
center for Japanese-Americans, Italian merchant seamen and others, has a recent history of embracing refugees. The International Rescue Committee resettled the Hmong in the late 1970s and through the 1980s; some remain as farmers. Later,... Read more
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Wired News
The World’s Refugees Find an Unlikely American Sanctuary: IdahoBoise’s department of art and history. She photographed immigrants from the Mid
The World’s Refugees Find an Unlikely American Sanctuary: Idaho
Wired News / Posted 14 days ago
Boise’s department of art and history. She photographed immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa, and joined the International Rescue Committee in picking up new arrivals. She watched caseworkers show a Somalian woman, newly arrived with... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugeesgroup called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugees
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
group called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just Syrians but all refugees and turned to the International Rescue Committee to lead the resettlement. Their efforts were endorsed by Missoula's mayor, most council... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugeesgroup called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugees
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
group called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just Syrians but all refugees and turned to the International Rescue Committee to lead the resettlement. Their efforts were endorsed by Missoula's mayor, most council... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugeesgroup called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugees
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
group called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just Syrians but all refugees and turned to the International Rescue Committee to lead the resettlement. Their efforts were endorsed by Missoula's mayor, most council... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugeesgroup called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugees
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
group called Soft Landing, they quickly expanded their plan to include not just Syrians but all refugees and turned to the International Rescue Committee to lead the resettlement. Their efforts were endorsed by Missoula's mayor, most council... Read more
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