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About Refugees

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With tensions and violence throughout the world, many individuals have been displaced from their homelands for fear of persecution on the basis of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social or political group. In 2015, there were an estimated 19.5 million refugees. 

Fact Sheets

Learn more about resettlement by the numbers and find answers about what LSS Refugee Services can do about the Syrian refugee crisis. 

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Additional Resources

This article is a thorough and heart-breaking examination of the phenomenon of impressionable Minnesota youth being recruited by ISIL.

From the Heartland to Jihad, StarTribune, September 20, 2015


 Photos by Selma Fernandez

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