St. Cloud Council Rejects Moratorium on Refugee Resettlement

Residents packed the St. Cloud City Council chambers for a discussion on the moratorium. Photo: KSTP/Jay Kolls
Residents packed the St. Cloud City Council chambers for a discussion on the moratorium.

November 07, 2017 11:32 AM

The St. Cloud City Council has rejected a moratorium on refugee resettlement.

It's the second vote in the last two weeks against council member Jeff Johnson's proposal to block refugees until the primary resettlement agency, Lutheran Social Services, demonstrates that it is complying with federal statutes.

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