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Refugee advocate speaks at bookstore

WINSTED —  On Saturday, April 1, Chris George, executive director of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) in New Haven, spoke at the Winsted Community Bookstore.

George said that he has been helping both refugees and immigrants find new places to live in the state for the past decade.

During his talk he spoke about the rising anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies across the country.

George said he is now on a mission to educate people as to the reality of refugees and the screening process.

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