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Origins of Refugees in the United States

gp Origins of Refugees in the United States Top ten nations refugees in the United States are from: 70000 65,558 Asia 60000 Latin America & the Caribbean 50000 Africa Europe 40000 30000 25,891 20000 13,913 10,472 8,497 10000 7,208 7,156 6,461 5,771 5,714 China Haiti Colombia Ethiopia Egypt El Salvador Venezuela Russia Nepal Cameroon Every other nation refugees in the United States are from: Guatemala 5,292 Iraq 4,863 India 4,500 Iran 4,492 Indonesia 4,027 Syria 3,802 Eritrea 3,619 Albania 3,541 Guinea 3,466 Armenia 3,273 Pakistan 2,997 Мexico 2,795 Myanmar 2,471 Africa |2,365 |2,310 2,122 2,039 Kenya Asia Somalia Honduras Latin America & the Caribbean Belarus Europe Ivory Coast 1,788 Zimbabwe 1,711 Middle East Serbia 1,695 North America Liberia 1,685 Oceania Togo 1,648 Uzbekistan | 1,596 Mauritania 1,544 Congo | 1,491 Ukraine 1,379 Sudan 1,364 Sri Lanka 1,318 Uganda | 1,185 Gambia 1,133 Afghanistan 1,071 Mali 1,071 Bangladesh 1,069 Moldova 1,028 Rwanda 959 Peru 932 Mongolia 881 Sierra Leone 861 D.R.C. 834 Nigeria 733 Bulgaria 714 |710 |669 Kyrgyzstan Brazil Burkina Faso 669 Georgia 608 Cuba |600 Kazakhstan 558 Fiji 489 Lebanon |482 Azerbaijan 464 Burundi 462 Romania |461 Turkey |446 Nicaragua 436 Chad 414 Jordan 383 Jamaica 380 Yemen 356 Senegal 354 Cambodia 343 Estonia 310 Turkmenistan |279 Vietnam 263 Philippines 242 Saudi Arabia 227 Laos 225 C.A.R. 209 Ecuador 209 Tajikistan 200 Ghana 196 Algeria| 189 Bahamas 185 Bosnia & Herz. 182 Costa Rica 181 Macedonia 179 Niger 175 Israel 174 Tanzania |169 Libya 159 Guyana 141 Angola Djibouti 125 124 Bolivia 123 Morocco 114 Malaysia 113 Argentina |102 |98 105 Κυναit Montenegro South Africa 83 Latvia 82 Zambia 82 Benin 73 Dominican Rep. 71 Croatia 64 Lithuania 163 Trin. & Tobago 63 Bhutan 60 Chile 60 Germany 159 Canada 154 Gabon 153 United Kingdom 52 Poland 46 U.A.E. 44 Namibia 143 Belgium 142 Bahrain |39 Malawi 39 Tunisia 38 Guinea-Bissau37 France 36 Curasao -35 Panama -33 Belize -30 South Korea 30 Czech Republic 29 Thailand 28 Hungary |27 Paraguay 27 Singapore F26 Italy F25 Greece 24 North Korea |23 Grenada - 20 Slovakia |20 Mauritius |16 Madagascar -15 Niue -14 Seychelles |14 Spain F14 Uruguay -13 Dominica -11 Eq. Guinea -11 Japan F11 Netherlands -11 Portugal -10 Qatar F10 Saint Lucia -9 Suriname -9 Maldives -8 Sweden -8 Comoros -7 Slovenia -7 Cayman Islands -6 Palestinian -6 Austria -5 Botswana -5 Finland -5 Hong Kong 5 Lesotho -5 Simran Khosla / GlobalPost Source: UNHCR Population Statistics: Persons of Concern, 2013

Origins of Refugees in the United States

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This is a look at all the refugees from around the world the United States has granted asylum. To better understand why, here is how the United Nations defines a refugee: "The 1951 Refugee Convention...

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