Shelby County makes it official: It’s a refuge for refugees

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 04, 2020 9:54 AM CT | Published: January 03, 2020 3:54 PM CT

In a letter to the U.S. Department of State, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris notified federal officials that the county will continue to welcome refugees.

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Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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