Find out where resettlement agencies are working to support refugees in the United States. Click here to find more information about your local resettlement agency. [Source]
This video explains how refugees are vetted before entering the United States. From the description: ATTN: spoke with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and his office, who explained the rigorous screening process refugees of the Syrian Civil War must go through to enter the United States of America. Watch here to better understand the process.
This UNHCR fact sheet shares some important information about how refugees are selected for resettlement. You can view the PDF version here: US Resettlement Fact Sheet – UNHCR [Source]
State: Rhode Island City of Residence: Providence, Rhode Island Country of origin: Gambia Arrival in the U.S.: 2007 Mr. Omah Bah is a journalist from the Gambia who resettled in the United States as a refugee in 2007. Mr. Bah was arrested several times and tortured by the dictatorial regime of the Gambia as a result of his reporting, and […]