Refugee, USA

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With the influx of refugees that President Barack Hussein Obama is planning to take in this year, the question becomes where in the United States will they be settled?  Although the locations are often keep a secret until the last moment, there is one state that is converting one of its towns as a direct refugee resettlement site.

Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Currently any refugees who migrate to South Dakota arrive in Sioux Falls or Huron. A number of them choose to secondarily migrate to Aberdeen, and officials are considering making that city a direct resettlement site.

A new site requires letters of support, and Aberdeen Mayor Mike Levsen says he’s in favor of more refugees coming to his city.  “We need workers, and we certainly would be glad to have more friends and neighbors and more children in our schools and more cultures that we can learn from,” Levsen says.

 







 

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