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Suspension of Refugee Resettlement Over COVID-19 Means Church World Service isn’t Getting the Usual $1,000 Profit Per Refugee

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Suspension of Refugee Resettlement Over COVID-19 Means Church World Service isn’t Getting the Usual $1,000 Profit Per Refugee

One must always look for silver linings, and one of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic is a pause in the insane level of refugee resettlement into Lancaster County.

About a month ago, on March 17, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration…