Tennessee’s Largest County to Keep Welcoming Refugees

Original Post by VOA News: https://www.voanews.com/usa/immigration/tennessees-largest-county-keep-welcoming-refugees

The mayor of Tennessee’s largest county on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to welcome refugees, amid a drop in the number of people who are coming to the Memphis area as they flee persecution and war in other countries.

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris held a ceremonial signing of a letter he sent to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month stating the county’s desire to keep welcoming refugees from the around the world who, as Harris’ letter says, “embark on arduous and perilous journeys to find safety.”

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