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Governor Carney Sends Letter to Trump Administration Accepting Resettlement of Refugees

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, December 16, 2019



President Trump’s Executive Order 13888 requires local agreement to resettle refugees in American communities

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, agreeing to continue accepting the resettlement of refugees in Delaware. President Trump’s Executive Order 13888 requires local communities to opt-in to continue accepting the resettlement of refugees. The following is an excerpt from Governor Carney’s letter:

“Our country has historically been a refuge of safe harbor for those fleeing war-torn countries, violence, and political persecution. We should continue to stand as a beacon of hope and freedom for people around the world. In that spirit, as Delawareans, we are proud to do our part, and continue to accept the resettlement of refugees.”

Read Governor Carney’s full letter.

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Governor Carney Sends Letter to Trump Administration Accepting Resettlement of Refugees

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, December 16, 2019



President Trump’s Executive Order 13888 requires local agreement to resettle refugees in American communities

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, agreeing to continue accepting the resettlement of refugees in Delaware. President Trump’s Executive Order 13888 requires local communities to opt-in to continue accepting the resettlement of refugees. The following is an excerpt from Governor Carney’s letter:

“Our country has historically been a refuge of safe harbor for those fleeing war-torn countries, violence, and political persecution. We should continue to stand as a beacon of hope and freedom for people around the world. In that spirit, as Delawareans, we are proud to do our part, and continue to accept the resettlement of refugees.”

Read Governor Carney’s full letter.

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