Aurora City Council supports consent resolution allowing refugee resettlement

Article CAIRCO note: 
Multiple cities in CO are doing the same thing.
Article author: 
Jenna Carroll
Article publisher: 
Fox 31
Article date: 
7 January 2020
Article category: 
Colorado News
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The Aurora City Council expressed support at a Study Session on Jan. 6  for a resolution that would allow refugee agencies to continue to initially place newly-arrived refugee individuals and families within the city of Aurora.

The resolution is accompanied by  a consent letter from Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman.

The resolution will now move toward an expected vote in the council’s regular meeting that will take place on Jan. 13.

Because of a new executive order issued in September by President Trump, local and state consent is needed by Jan. 21 in order for agencies to be able to make initial placements for refugees ...

CAIRCO Notes on Refugees