Philly agencies plead for greater admissions of refugees, as deadline nears for new cap
Leaders of the three Philadelphia-area agencies that work to resettle refugees issued a dire plea for help Thursday.
Not for themselves, but for the millions of people living overseas in often squalid camps, who look to the United States as a beacon of hope and opportunity. And, they said, for a nation that has long refueled itself through the continuing influx of immigrant expertise, energy and enterprise.
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