A resettlement agency in western Massachusetts is hoping to welcome more refugees into the country before President Trump’s latest executive order goes into effect next week.
As Catholic Charities gets ready to finalize a federal contract to resettle 51 refugees in Northampton, it’s unclear whether the new Trump Administration could restrict how many — and which — refugees are allowed in.
A task force is being set up to look into complaints of ill treatment of refugees in Springfield. It is the outcome of a meeting Wednesday between Mayor Domenic Sarno and a coalition of groups.
A newly formed group of non-profits, activists and religious leaders is denouncing a request Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno made to the State Department.