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Some Syrian Refugees Already In State

November 20th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Although Maryland Governor Larry Hogan this week made it clear that he has no interest in seeing Syrian refugees permitted in the state- many who have fled Syria are already here. It is a process however as  they must first spend time in refugee camps usually run by the United Nations and then must apply to come to the U.S. according to Ruben Chandrasekar, director of the Baltimore chapter of the International Rescue Center.  He said then the vetting process will then begin which he says can last anywhere from 18 months to 3 years per applicant. He said it’s important for Marylander’s to take a moment and consider the plight of the refugees…





 

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