Representative David Byrd; District 71 Capitol Hill Update
April 14, 2022
Republicans increase transparency, oversight of refugee and unaccompanied minor resettlements in Tennessee - The House chamber advanced and approved a series of bills this week that will bring more transparency and oversight to refugee and unaccompanied minor resettlements in Tennessee.
House Bill 2868 requires the Tennessee Office for Refugees to submit at least a quarterly report to the department of finance and administration regarding refugee resettlement services statewide. The Tennessee Office for Refugees is a department of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville, which is designat...