Texas Groups Brace For Cuts That Could ‘Devastate’ Refugee Resettlement Services

Refugee Services of Texas has diversified the populations it serves, adding more victims of sex trafficking to its roles. These victims garner more financial support from the state.

By Ashley LopezOctober 9, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KUT:

Texas’ refugee resettlement programs are bracing for what could be a huge blow – one that stakeholders say could weaken the state’s support system for years to come.

White House officials recently announced plans to resettle the fewest number of refugees in recent history. The administration set the country’s cap at about 18,000 refugees – the lowest since the program was established in 1980.

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