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Guest column: Move beyond fears and recall Alma’s history of immigration
The Morning Sun
I have followed with great interest and concern the local discussions of the proposed housing of migrant young people at the Warwick Living Center.
TN lawmakers concerned about migrant kids going to foster homes, program began in '70s
There's long been a need for foster families in our area. Now some lawmakers are expressing concerns that a system that has at times been overwhelmed, now is using some foster families to house unaccompanied migrant children. However, it turns out the refugee foster program is actually decades old, and some say it could be a better placement than residential shelters including one in Chattanooga.
Dozens of migrant children could be houses in Mid-Michigan former nursing home
FLINT, Mich - A proposal by Bethany Christian Services is in the works to house dozens of unaccompanied migrant children at a former nursing home in Alma that was forced to close due to COVID-19. Bethany Christian Services Executive Branch Director Krista Stevens says right now the plan calls for 36 children to stay short term at the facility while they work to reconnect them with their family. READ MORE:Alma in mid-Michigan considering a request to house migrants.
Guest column: Addressing the misconceptions of youth in foster care
Ventura County Star
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