Tag: Tennessee General Assembly

tuberculosis - TB

One in Four Refugees Sent to Tennessee Carry Tuberculosis

The refugee health data provided to Breitbart News by TOR about tuberculosis makes Tennessee the state with the second highest rate of LTBI among recently resettled refugees in the nine states that have either publicly reported the information, or provided it upon request to Breitbart News.

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New Jersey Withdraws from Federal Refugee Resettlement Program

Gov. Chris Christie has withdrawn the state of New Jersey from participation in the U.S. Refugee Resettlement program, and Obama administration officials are working quickly to claim the federal government can continue to resettle refugees in the Garden State.

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Tennessee Legislators Push Plan To Block Refugee Resettlement in State

A resolution calling for the state of Tennessee to sue the federal government on Tenth Amendment grounds over its operation of the refugee resettlement program cleared another hurdle Tuesday when it was approved by the State and Local Government Committee on a 7 to 3 vote.