refugees

Jan 30, 2017; Springfield, Missouri; Leila Ismaio (left) and Karina Bratkov lead a group of protestors around the Park Central Square protesting against President Trump's immigration policies.
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Cherri Gregg
September 06, 2018 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A coalition of Philadelphia-area refugee advocacy groups held a press conference Thursday sounding the alarm on the drastic drop in the number of refugees arriving in the U.S. Advocates say the Trump administration is trying to dismantle a decades-old program. When...
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Starbucks will start paying employees to volunteer 20 hours a week.
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August 23, 2018 - 1:46 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Starbucks is paying employees to give back. The company announced on Thursday that it is testing a program that will allow some employees to spend half of their workweek at a local nonprofit. With the help of Points of Light, a nonprofit volunteering group...
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Boise police investigate at a crime scene near the corner of State and Wyle Streets in Boise just before 11 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018.
Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP
July 01, 2018 - 1:41 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man who had been asked to leave an Idaho apartment complex because of bad behavior returned the next day and stabbed nine people, including six children, at a toddler's birthday party, police said. Timmy Kinner showed up late Saturday at the complex, which houses many...
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Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the national conference for refugee advocacy group HIAS to Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
June 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An organization that protects refugees kicked off their national conference in Philadelphia on Monday morning. HIAS , which has been helping refugees since 1881, is having its conference at an Old City hotel in the shadow of Independence Hall. Mayor Jim Kenney, in...
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