Refugees

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Advancing America’s long tradition of welcoming refugees

The United States is expanding its refugee assistance program. Learn how President Biden is advancing America's tradition of accepting those in need.
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Biden: We will solve global challenges together

In remarks at the State Department, President Biden vows to strengthen U.S. engagement with allies and partners to better tackle pressing global challenges.
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Celebrating 20 years of refugee assistance [video]

Through the Julia Taft Fund, the U.S. Department of State has awarded nearly 800 grants to countries around the world to help refugees.
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The Dayton Accords: 25 years of peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The United States helped end a bloody war in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a peace agreement reached in Dayton, Ohio, 25 years ago.
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Global humanitarian aid has never been more important [video]

More than 168 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection. Together, we can ensure the most vulnerable people receive the aid they need.
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U.S. helps refugees, migrants during COVID-19 crisis

Since COVID-19 arrived in Mexico, the U.S. and its partners have donated supplies, money and resources to help migrant communities.
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Refugees who made their mark as Americans [photo gallery]

As we take a #stepwithrefugees on World Refugee Day, ShareAmerica highlights a few people who made their mark as Americans.
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Refugees in Chad learn new farming techniques

When resettled refugees have to learn the landscape of their new home, overcoming farming challenges can be tough. This program has a solution.
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Helping refugees in Copenhagen

When Syrian and African refugees arrived in Denmark, the U.S. Embassy partnered with local nongovernmental organizations to find Danish mentors for them.