Tennessee demands to withdraw from federal ‘refugee’ program

Most Somali refugees start out here, at the United Nations Daadab refugee camp on the Kenya-Somalia border. Between 5.000 and 11,000 per year are sent to the United States, along with thousands of others from Syria, Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Most Somali refugees start out at the United Nations Daadab refugee camp on the Kenya-Somalia border. Between 5,000 and 11,000 per year are sent to the United States, along with thousands of others from Syria, Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan.

The state of Tennessee is appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit against the federal government’s “voluntary” federal refugee-relocation program.

“The federal government is forcing the tax-paying citizens of Tennessee to fund the federal refugee resettlement program despite their elected state officials withdrawing from the program,” explained Kate Oliveri, a lawyer for the Thomas More Law Center, which is representing the state.

TMLC appealed

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