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Tue March 6, 2012
The Refugee Resettlement Debate Continues
We continue our series on New Hampshire immigration by looking at the proposed refugee moratorium in Manchester. The moratorium would temporarily stop the city of Manchester from accepting new refugees. Meanwhile a recent bill in the statehouse would allow communities throughout the state to establish moratoria. The supporters claim that a moratorium will allow the state to better serve the current refugees, but the bill leaves some wondering if closing the doors to refugees is the best answer.
George Bruno: an attorney specializing in immigration law and former U.S. Ambassador to Belize.
Ted Gatsas: Republican Mayor of Manchester.
We'll also hear from...
Mukhtar Idhow: Director of the Organization of Refugee and Immigrant Success, a nonprofit organization in Manchester.