Loosened fed policy to help Iraqi refugees | detnews.com | The Detroit News: "Refugees from Iraq can again settle in southeastern Michigan, provided they have relatives or at least friends in the area.
A federal policy change, effective immediately, loosens two-year-old guidelines limiting refugees from moving here except in 'family reunion' cases where they have close relatives in the region.
'This placement restriction is modified to allow the placement of any refugees in the Detroit metro region who have ties there,' Terry Rusch, director of the Office of Admissions Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, wrote in a memo to local state department agencies."
I decided after all to read "Shattered."
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