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Local Integration Key to Refugee Resettlement

To escape areas of conflict, refugees leave everything behind. They are resilient, advocates say, but an “important” part of their journey comes when adapting to their new home. During a panel discussion last week in Washington about refugee resettlement, advocates reviewed the importance of local government being part of helping newcomers become familiar with a new reality.   “While refugee resettlement is a matter of global importance, there’s need to find durable permanent...

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