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Baltimore-area advocates for refugees condemn Trump policy

Baltimore-area advocates for refugees condemn Trump policy

More than 50 volunteers, led by a Columbia church, were looking forward to the arrival of the Afghan refugee family of six. They spent months finding, renting and furnishing a home. They stocked the pantry with rice, hung coats in the closets, filled drawers with socks and underwear, and placed stuffed animals on the children's beds.

But with President Donald J. Trump's executive order to halt the arrival of refugees to the United States, anticipation at Kittamaqundi Community Church has given way to disappointment.

The protestant church had worked with Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area and five Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Jewish and Muslim congregations to...

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