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Massachusetts to Continue Accepting Refugees Following Executive Order, Governor Says

The Trump administration’s new executive order not only caps refugee admissions nationwide at 18,000 for the next fiscal year, it also puts the onus on municipalities and states across the country to give written consent to allow refugees resettle into their communities.

Massachusetts is poised to offer that written consent, according to Gov. Charlie Baker’s office.

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Massachusetts to Continue Accepting Refugees Following Executive Order, Governor Says

Mass Live - October 2, 2019

The Trump administration’s new executive order not only caps refugee admissions nationwide at 18,000 for the next fiscal year, it also puts the onus on municipalities and states across the country to give written consent to allow refugees resettle into their communities.

Massachusetts is poised to offer that written consent, according to Gov. Charlie Baker’s office.

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From Fear to Inclusion

The Patch - October 2, 2019

Imaginarte: Views by Refugee Minors: Teen refugee photographers explore their lives, experiences, and voices through visual images

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Agencies Oppose Trump Administration Plans to Slash Refugee Resettlement and Legal Immigration to the U.S.

Ascentria Care Alliance - September 27, 2019

“In countless ways, America depends on new Americans.”
The Trump administration plans to set the new yearly refugee admissions goal at 18,000, a record low. And a new executive order would allow state and local officials to stop resettlement in their communities. They seemingly want to dismantle our nation’s resettlement programs. Read more

A Never-Ending Journey: The Life and Times of Worcester’s Undocumented Immigrants

Worcester Magazine - August 22, 2019

Henry Hernandez, who left El Salvador in November of 2009 and is now a U.S. citizen and Worcester organizer for Neighbor to Neighbor, is just one of the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more

Why are so many Americans getting sicker?

NH Business Review - Angela Bovill - August 16, 2019

Healthcare in the U.S. should not be a sickness system, but a wellness system. 

Here’s what we face: If we’re going to get healthier as a nation, we need to think beyond medical care. We need a system not just focusing on waiting until symptoms indicate a clear diagnosis. And we must ask: Why are so many Americans getting sicker? Read more

Jeff Kinney joins Ascentria’s executive team

Ascentria Care Alliance - July 29, 2019

Boston business leader accepts a dual leadership role at the nonprofit –
Chief of Staff and External Relations Read more

Ascentria, Sheehan balancing golden mean of nursing home viability

Worcester Telegram- Lisa Eckelbecker - July 21, 2019

Since 2015, Ascentria has purchased other Sheehan Health nursing homes, starting with a $26.1 million investment in the 147-bed Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center in West Brookfield. In 2017, Ascentria bought 120-bed Laurel Ridge Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood for $24.5 million. In 2018, it bought 122-bed Presentation for $24 million. Read more

More Than Health Podcast - Refugee Health Project

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities - July 8, 2019

Results and Learnings from a Refugee Health Project: 
Amy Marchildon, director of Ascentria's Services for New Americans, discusses a New Hampshire demonstration project that is leveraging the 1115 waiver. Read more

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