Gov. Phil Scott says Vermont’s refugees from other countries are driven by American Dream and, after a short transition time, are virtually independent of state assistance. Send ‘em here, he says in a letter to President Donald Trump.
In a letter to the president, Gov. Phil Scott said Vermont has welcomed almost 8,000 refugees since 1989 and that before Trump took office the state was accepting about 325 refugees a year. Scott sent the letter in response to an executive order signed by the president in September that requires governors to publicly say they will accept refugees
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