Tag Archives: Refugee

Rutland Syrian refugee resettlement: We’re in a holding pattern
Local News
July 12, 2017

Rutland Syrian refugee resettlement: We’re in a holding pattern

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

Rutland City leaders say the status of the Syrian refugee resettlement initiative in Rutland is uncertain following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

President Donald Trump issued an executive order in January calling for a 120 day halt to the resettlement…

March 1, 2017

Clarification on my stance on refugee resettlement

Dear Editor,

I would like to make a clarification to Adam Federman’s article on the Rutland City Board of Aldermen candidates (Feb. 21-28). Mr. Federman incorrectly stated my “suggested” stance on humanitarian efforts in Rutland. My position on refugee resettlement has not changed since my conversation with…

Local News
February 1, 2017

Refugee supporters rally in wake of Trump action

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Hundreds gathered in Rutland on Saturday, Jan. 28, in opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending refugee resettlement for 120 days and indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from the country. The order, signed late Friday, drew widespread condemnation from…

News Briefs
June 23, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region , 6-22-2016

By Lani Duke

2016 Dancing with the Rutland Stars cast announced

RUTLAND CITY—The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice (RAVNAH) will get another “shot in the arm” from the upcoming Dancing with the Rutland Stars fundraiser scheduled for October 8 at the Paramount Theater…