A family of seven Syrian refugees is expected to be relocated to Paterson on Monday, weeks after Gov. Chris Christie told President Obama that the state wouldn’t accept any more Syrian refugees.

Church World Services, the group that is organizing the relocation effort, said Monday that the refugees would likely arrive in New Jersey sometime late in the afternoon. The group wouldn’t give their exact arrival time or say the airport that they’d be flying into out of fear for their safety…read more.


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