Trump Threw Weighty Refugee Decisions to Local Government, With Painful Results

merlin_167180325_3cbed107-d3e7-4cef-a5c2-73717f354ffa-jumboIn a gray-walled, institutional hall usually reserved for prosaic debates over traffic and town budgets, Mohamoud Abdirahman rose from the audience last month and approached a panel of five town councilmen sitting in judgment.

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