Clarkston event a valentine from immigrants to America

Clarkston is considered the most diverse square mile in the United States, also dubbed the “Ellis Island of the South.”

The city declared Feb. 14 “Clarkston Loves Refugees Day” and the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA) held a press conference in the city to discuss its 2016 report about immigrants and refugees in Georgia.

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Executive order on immigration worries Clarkston residents and elected officials

The Clarkston City Council held a special called meeting on Jan. 31 concerning a recent Presidential Executive Order.

The order affects refugees, green-card holders and dual citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. Clarkston has a large immigrant and refugee community and is one of the most diverse sities in the nation.

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