Monday, June 20, 2016

Some Key Facts On The World's Refugee Crisis

PEW Research Center: Key facts about the world’s refugees

The United Nations adopted a resolution in 2000 marking June 20 as World Refugee Day. With the number of displaced people at a record 65.3 million in 2015 – a total that counts both those living inside and outside of their home countries – World Refugee Day has gained new prominence as countries, including the U.S., have taken in large numbers of people.

Here are some key facts about refugees arriving in Europe and the U.S. from around the world:

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