Tag: refugee

Associated PressJanuary 31, 2017
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Washington became the first state to sue the Trump administration with a filing Monday over the president’s executive order restricting refugees and immigration. It likely will not be standing alone for long. Since Donald Trump was elected president, Democratic state attorneys general have been forming a coordinated wall of legal resistance over immigration, environmental protections, […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 11, 2016
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Before the meeting of the Jacksonville Area Refugee Task Force on Wednesday, sponsored by the Department of Children and Families here and throughout the state, this writer was spoke with Elaine Carson of World Relief Jacksonville.  The faith-based organization helps refugees and those in need of political asylum, with a recent concentration on Burmese and Eritrean resettlement in the […]


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