In the News / June 2016 cites USCRI

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With over a century of serving the uprooted, we know a refugee situation when we see one.  And, when rhetoric needs to be challenged by the facts, we are ready. article

May 25, 2016 – Robert Farley

And despite the rhetoric, threats and best efforts of some governors strongly opposed to resettlement of Syrian refugees, Stacie Blake, director of government and community relations for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, told us that “the U.S. refugee program has continued unabated.” She said, “The program [including for Syrian refugees] is proceeding as it always has. There has been no slow-down due to any of the statements or actions of any of the governors.”

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