Asylum Seekers Move Out of the Expo and Into Maine's Cities and Towns
A detailed account of the last two days of the use of the Portland Expo as an emergency shelter for a large group of African asylum seekers. Describes the intense activity of packing up families and moving them to housing or host homes. Discusses the summer-long efforts by City of Portland employees, volunteers, and various organizations to care for the asylum seekers and find them places to stay as the Expo reverts to a basketball venue. Recounts the arrival of several families from the Expo at their new homes in Brunswick Landing.
Harrison, Kathreen, "Asylum Seekers Move Out of the Expo and Into Maine's Cities and Towns" (2019). Maine News Index – Amjambo Africa!. 278.