As United States cracks down on refugee resettlement, the ‘Ellis Island of the South’ keeps open arms

ThinkProgress | Jul 27, 2017

Clarkston, Georgia’s main streets are dotted with community centers and immigrant and refugee-owned businesses, including Asian grocery stores, halal restaurants, and African handicraft shops. “The future is going to look more diverse, more ethnically complex,” Mayor Ted Terry said. “If we can make that work in Clarkston, then it gives me hope for the rest of the world.”