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Afghan refugees begin arriving in the midstate

Church World Service, a refugee resettlement agency in Lancaster County, is working with 30 people who were temporarily housed at military bases around the country.

By Julia Agos

Couple hopeful for children’s future after escape from Kabul

Afghan refugees resettle in various Pennsylvania communities.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

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Governor says Pennsylvania will keep accepting refugees

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday wrote Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to say his state will continue to welcome those facing persecution and danger, including people that other states won’t accept.

By The Associated Press

As Trump Admininstration slashes refugee arrivals, a look at who has been resettling in Pa.

“Because when you come to the U.S., there is a law … There is no discrimination if you belong to a different religion.”
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Trump administration pauses refugee program in October, delaying dozens of arrivals to Pa.

So far this federal fiscal year, 934 refugees resettled in Pennsylvania according to the most recent numbers available from the Pennsylvania Refugee Resettlement Program.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY