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Linda Hartke, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, speaks at The 2017 Concordia Annual Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on September 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

Source: Claims of Financial Mismanagement, Fraud, and Harassment at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Spark External Investigation

A source with first-hand knowledge tells Breitbart News that financial mismanagement, fraud, and harassment are so widespread at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), one of the country’s largest refugee resettlement agencies, that the board has called for an external investigation of CEO Linda Hartke.

Texas Refugee Resettlement Rates Declining in 2017

The number of refugees being resettled in Texas during this fiscal year is down, but the state is still second to the California. The drop follows the change in policies of the new presidential administration and the halt in Texas’ participation in refugee resettlement.

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Refugee Arrivals Decline Sharply under Trump, Says Report

A new report reveals the number of refugees resettled monthly in 46 U.S. states declined sharply in Fiscal Year 2017. Refugee resettlement dropped abruptly following President Donald Trump’s January inauguration. The drop is most pronounced in Texas and California.

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Refugees Admit Sex Attack on Disabled Girl in Idaho

Three refugee boys from Iraq and Sudan pleaded guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges on Apr. 4 after sexually brutalizing a five-year-old, developmentally disabled child in Twin Falls, Idaho in June while filming the attack.