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About Refugee Resettlement in the United States

Refugee resettlement is a hot topic of debate in the United States. How many are accepted/what is the refugee ceiling? How are refugees vetted? These questions, along with countless others, are raised frequently in the media. The following resources will provide well-researched answers and explanations.

  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees provides a brief but explanatory chart for refugee resettlement in the United States. Click here to access it.

  • The National Immigration Forum released a fact sheet on January 25th, 2019. It answers questions surrounding job opportunities, legal status, and citizenship. Click here to read it.

  • The International Rescue Committee compiled data ranging from the number of refugees resettled in the United States to the number of asylum seekers. Click here for the full article.

  • The Council on Foreign Relations has dedicated a page on their website to explaining the refugee system in the United States. Its informative and visual. Click here to access it.


Community Resources for Resettled Populations

The cities and counties in which our three offices operate are home to a wide variety of educational, health, and social services. Click on your city for a comprehensive list of resources:


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2018 Refugee Integration Conference Material

On October 30th and 31st, our agency hosted our 2018 Refugee Integration Conference. Throughout the conference, we collected valuable resources for our community. Partnerships between the public, private, nonprofit agencies, and service providers focused on trauma and the healing process within our healthcare system. In addition, speakers showcased best practices from the field, and provided state-level information around the economic costs associated with the underutilization of immigrant professionals. For your convenience, we have provided the presentations here.


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