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About Refugees

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Who is a refugee?

Per the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), a refugee is defined as someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
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Refugee Crisis

Refugee Admissions Process

Refugee Statistics