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US cities dedicate resources to international negotiations on migrants and refugees
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
More than a dozen US cities have requested a role in global talks on responding to ever-larger waves of people on the move, days after President Trump exited the process. The cities, led by New York and including Chicago, Washington, and Atlanta, hope to take part in negotiations to agree the first international compacts on migration and refugees, due to be adopted by the end of next year. Last week, they joined more than 130 cities around the world seeking formal entry to the two sets of negotiations scheduled to start in February. read more


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