Seeking Refuge: As resettlement agency in Kansas closes, other doors open – Global Sisters Report

The International Rescue Committee in Garden City, Kansas, is closing down in September, one of the casualties of Trump administration policies to reduce the number of refugees settling in the U.S., echoing a political ethos that first began brewing in Kansas in 2015. More than 22 percent of Garden City’s residents are foreign-born, even though Kansas isn’t a major primary resettlement destination — but there is ready employment in the meat-packing industry. • Also in this series: Fitting in without losing cultural roots, Burmese refugees advance in Indiana

Source: Seeking Refuge: As resettlement agency in Kansas closes, other doors open – Global Sisters Report

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