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Citing Trump, evangelical agency that resettles refugees to lay off 140 staffers, close five locations – The Washington Post

One of the nine U.S. organizations that work with the United Nation’s refugee program announced Wednesday that it will lay off about 140 staff members and close five offices that have resettled more than 25,000 refugees.

Source: Citing Trump, evangelical agency that resettles refugees to lay off 140 staffers, close five locations – The Washington Post

Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the administration’s claim of presidential authority, questioning its motives and concluding that the order was unlikely to survive legal challenges.

Source: Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

No, Most Refugees Entering the U.S. Are Not Muslims, They’re Christians – World Religion News

OF THE 85,000 REFUGEES ENTERING THE US IN 2016, 61% WERE CHRISTIAN.

Thousands of refugees fleeing from African and Middle Eastern countries end up in the United States and Europe. The U.S. has seen refugee arrivals for a long time. The common factor tying all refugees across different time periods are people running away from conflicts in their home countries for the quest of a better life. Data extracted from the Refugee Processing Center managed by the U.S. State Department shows over 3 million refugees have stepped foot on American soil since 1975.

Source: No, Most Refugees Entering the U.S. Are Not Muslims, They’re Christians – World Religion News