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Representative Mark Pocan and Others Send Letter to Administration Regarding Refugees

According to a press release, today U.S. Representative Mark Pocan and many other colleagues sent a letter to Secretary of State Tony Blinken, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, and Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ur M. Jaddou urging them to expedite the resettlement applications of refugees who were in the final stages of processing when the refugee-specific Muslim Ban was issued in October 2017. The release stated that over 300 refugees were in the final stages of being admitted to the U.S. when former President Trump issued the Muslim Ban, including some who were one flight away to resettle in Representative Pocan’s district with family. To read the full letter, see the attachment below.

Muslim Ban Letter Final
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