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Syrian_refugees Alexander ZemlianichenkoAP

Obama Administration to Oakland County, Michigan: No, We Won’t Comply with Refugee Law

Robert Carey, the Obama administration’s director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), recently told Oakland County, Michigan that the agency he directs has no intention of complying with the Refugee Act of 1980’s requirement that it “consult regularly …with local governments concerning the sponsorship process and the intended distribution among the States and localities before their placement in those States and localities.”

Syrian Refugees Head to Texas AP

Number of Refugees Sent to Michigan Increased 43 Percent Year-to-Date

Bureaucrats in the State Department and the Office of Refugee Resettlement have decided that Michigan should have more refugees of all sorts, and Syrian refugees in particular. In FY 2015, 3,013 refugees arrived in Michigan, of which 180 were from Syria, according to the Office of Refugee Resettlement.