MAP IT! - Here's Where Syrian Refugees Have Already Resettled... 'Your Town, USA?'
Since the Syrian conflict began four
years ago, just 1,854 Syrian refugees
have been admitted to the United States.
The refugees who have arrived from Syria since 2012 have been placed in 130 towns and cities. They are among the most vulnerable people in the war: single mothers and their children; religious minorities; victims of violence or torture. Some of them have reached large cities like Houston, but most have been sent to more affordable, medium-size cities by the nine voluntary agencies that handle refugee resettlement. Boise, Idaho, has accepted more refugees than New York and Los Angeles combined; Worcester, Mass., has taken in more than Boston.
Read More: New York Times
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