In the News / March 2016

More US-bound refugees? Labor-starved Vermont businesses welcome Obama’s call.

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The Obama Administration recently announced its plan to increase the number of refugees accepted in the US from 70,000 to 100,000 annually, by the year 2017. This is foremost a humanitarian gesture, but, as the  Koffee Kup bakery in Burlington, Vermont knows, admitting more refugees can also be a boon for businesses and local economies, particularly in more rural areas with labor shortages. Full article here

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