It didn’t draw much attention at the time, at least not in most communities. But last year, Gov. Nathan Deal quietly asked the federal government to reduce the number of war and humanitarian refugees being settled in Georgia. As Deal and his administration saw it, Georgia could no longer handle the flow of those refugees into the state, even though they come with substantial federal aid.
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