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World Relief in Baltimore Lays Off 140 Staffers Due to Trump’s Refugee Resettlement Restrictions

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World Relief’s downtown Baltimore headquarters.

President Donald Trump’s restrictions on refugee resettlements in the United States have led a Baltimore-based evangelical agency that works with refugees to shutter some of its offices and lay off a chunk of its staff.

Baltimore Women Take on a “Crazy” Bike Ride for Charity

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Most weeks, Lee Daugherty wakes up and heads to Johns Hopkins where she’s on faculty and conducts research on disaster planning. But next week, her days will be spent a little differently. Daugherty, along with 10 teammates, will be riding all the way across the state of Maryland — a total of 365 miles — to raise money for charity projects in Malawi and Cambodia. “We’re willing to do something a little crazy,” Daugherty says. “Because that’s how important it is.”

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