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From Flight to Safety: The Refugee Resettlement Journey

From Flight to Safety: The Refugee Resettlement Journey

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The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program is a lifeline to people around the world whose lives are in danger because of who they are, where they are from, or what they believe.

Worldwide, fewer than 1 percent of refugees have access to resettlement. For those lucky few, the process is complex and arduous, requiring more vetting than any other type of visa, and sometimes requiring years of waiting in dangerous conditions.

Hear from experts working on the front lines in Kenya and the United States to resettle refugees, as well as refugees themselves, about what it’s like to navigate this complex process. We also discuss what the future of refugee resettlement could look like now that the Biden administration has committed to rebuilding and expanding the program.