Maine gears as much as welcome double the variety of refugees in 2024 

Eight-hundred-forty refugees are anticipated to return to Maine within the fiscal yr 2024, in accordance with the Workplace of Maine Refugee Providers.

That’s double the quantity from 2023 when the state obtained virtually 420 refugees. Refugee service teams say they’re scrambling to organize as finest as they will.

Rilwan Osman, the manager director of the Maine Immigrant and Refugee Providers in Lewiston, says that is what his group is all about: welcoming refugees with open arms.