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Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Leaving Africa, and Living in Limbo January 19, 2018 Andre Twendele survived a firing squad as well as years in a refugee camp. He won a visa and prepped for his American arrival. Everything changed when Trump was elected. “Mr....

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement: Refugee Admissions to U.S. Plummet in 2017 January 3, 2018 Despite battles in court and vocal opposition, Trump still managed to slash refugee admissions into the U.S. “From Inauguration Day to Dec. 31, his administration...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement The Year The U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Unraveled January 1, 2018 NPR features an article that outlines the recent year in refugee resettlement and how Trump has handled it. “The Trump administration is ‘trying to dismantle...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement December 13, 2017, As Trump Blocks Refugees, Africans Fleeing Violence Make the Treacherous Trip to the U.S. Through Mexico Tenants from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia are fleeing poverty, civil war, jihadi insurgency,...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement December 5, 2017, Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees Are Being Trained to Save Lives Aid organizations are struggling to provide humanitarian assistance to more than 625,000 Rohingya refugees who fled military crackdown in Myanmar. “A...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

Refugee Resettlement Refugee Advocate Wins Telstra Business Award for Resettlement Work November 22, 2017 Violet Roumeliotis, a daughter of Greek immigrants who spent decades working at non-profit agencies has taken the top prize at the Telstra Businesswoman of the...