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Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after Trump's refugee order

Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after Trump's refugee order

Facing a sharp drop in refugees entering the United States under President Donald J. Trump's executive order on immigration, World Relief, a Baltimore-based nonprofit that helps resettle refugees, will close five offices and lay off more than 140 staff members nationwide.

World Relief will close offices in Glen Burnie as well as in Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; Miami; and Nashville, Tenn. The locations being closed helped resettle more than 25,000 refugees over the past four decades, the faith-based organization said.

The Glen Burnie office employs 10 people and another five to 10 jobs are expected to be eliminated at the group's headquarters on East Baltimore Street, said...

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