THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
REFUGEES-NAM/SAM/CARIB INTRODUCTION PAGE
REFUGEES AND DISPLACED POPULATIONS
: NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN
The United States is a global leader in helping and accepting refugees from around the world. Refugees come to the United States fleeing war, persecution, violence, and more. Most of the refugees in America come from the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Take a look around this page in order to learn more about Refugees and Displaced Populations in the United States and the many ways in which we can help them.
By the Numbers: The United States of Refugees
Megan Alpert | Smithsonian Magazine | April, 2017
Refugee Facts: Refugees in America
USA for UNHCR
How Does the U.S. Refugee System Work?
Claire Felter, James McBride | Council on Foreign Relations | October 10, 2018
US admits lowest number of refugees in more than 40 years
Jennifer Hansler | CNN | October 3, 2018
2018 Was A Year Of Drastic Cuts To U.S. Refugee Admissions
Deborah Amos | NPR | December 27, 2018
How to help refugees in the United States
International Rescue Committee | January 27, 2018
Where have refugees settled in the U.S.?
Pew Research Center | November 2, 2017
To be called a refugee is the opposite of an insult;
it is a badge of strength, courage, and victory.
— Tennessee Office for Refugees