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International Rescue Committee's Practices Leave San Diego Refugees Vulnerable

A KPBS investigation uncovered staff at a local resettlement agency, which relies on federal dollars, were encouraging or facilitating refugees to lie on rental documents in order to get housing. The inaccurate forms left some refugee families vulnerable to losing their homes. Since publication, the agency’s director resigned, and the organization conducted an internal review, retrained its staff and reassessed how it places large refugee families into homes.