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Refugee Ban Leaves US Resettlement Organizations in the Lurch

February 04, 2017 12:43 AM
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President Donald Trump says his executive order stopping refugees from entering the United States for 120 days is needed to keep Americans safe from terrorism. The order has received both criticism and praise. But for churches and other groups planning to sponsor refugees, the result has been consternation and confusion. Jeff Swicord visited members of a Maryland church who were expecting an Afghan refugee family to arrive in early February.