More Syrian refugee families to come to Rutland

Refugee vigil

Four refugee families that have been cleared by federal officials will be resettling in Rutland before the end of the federal fiscal year, Sept. 30.

Trump ready to close door on refugees bound for Rutland


Mayor Chris Louras said that “from a human perspective, history will prove this to be a monumental mistake for both the country and for our community.”

UPDATED: First Syrian refugee family arrives in Rutland


Another family is on the way, officials said. The mayor said he had met and talked with the first arrivals.

Refugee resettlement office set to open in Rutland

Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program

It will be fully staffed with three full-time workers later this month, say officials, who expect the first refugee families to arrive in January.