refugees

November 17, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rev. Mansfield Kaseman on Gov. Larry Hogan’s Syrian Refugee Statement (VIDEO)

Rev. Mansfield Kaseman, interfaith community liaison for the Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships, and the Montgomery County Faith Community Advisory Council hosted a faith forum at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville on Nov. 17th. Immigrants and refugees were among the topics discussed. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Kaseman reacts to Gov. Larry Hogan’s statement on […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Maryland Governor Hogan Issues Statement on Settlement of Refugees from Syria

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a statement asking federal authorities to cease any additional settlements of refugees from Syria to Maryland because of public safety concerns. You can read the governor’s statement, below: “As governor of Maryland, the safety and security of Marylanders remains my first priority. Following the terrorist attacks on Paris just […]

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March 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 26 in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 26 in Montgomery County. The Lady Terps play in the NCAA regional round March 28. Photographer Phil Fabrizio highlights the win that got them there against Princeton in photos. There’s a job fair today in Silver Spring to provide refugee beneficiaries with an opportunity to become self-sufficient. […]

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March 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

Job Fair in Silver Spring to Help Refugees Become Self Sufficient

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Silver Spring is hosting a job fair on March 26 to provide refugee beneficiaries with an opportunity to become self-sufficient. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. local businesses and community partners will have the chance to meet more than 100 job seekers. “These individuals, who we were working with, […]

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