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Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:07 pm

As President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration and suspending the refugee resettlement program awaits the next round of judicial review, the group Arizona Jews for Justice hasn’t scaled back its efforts to assist refugees coming to Arizona. “The threats are still very real and the fear among refugees is still very palpable,” said Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, founder of Arizona Jews for Justice.

Before the president’s executive order took effect on Jan. 27, 4,110 refugees from countries such as Afghanistan, Burundi, Iran, Sudan and Syria were reported resettled in our state in fiscal 2016, according to the Pew Research Center.

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