Governor Christie pulled NJ out of the federal government’s refugee resettlement program, leaving that work entirely to nonprofits and charity groups.
Congressman Bill Pascrell comments:
“The governor’s xenophobic knee-jerk reaction is a new low. Having the state abdicate its responsibility to help resettle refugees from not just Syria, but many other places including Cuba, Ukraine and Africa, is wrong, shortsighted and an embarrassment to New Jersey.”
Read what Amnesty International has to say.