Ironton native working to resettle refugees

Published 8:10 am Tuesday, July 16, 2019

An Ironton native has been working to aid refugee families and received donations to his efforts from Lawrence Countians last week.

Maclean James is a case manager for US Together, based in the Cleveland area.

He said he works with refugees from a variety of countries, with many coming from Africa, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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On Wednesday, he was in town and collected boxes of toys donated by Ironton residents.

“These donations will help the children who are clients of my resettlement agency,” he said.