DR Congo tops the list for highest number of refugees resettled in US in FY18

Refugee Resettlement Watch

I’ve previously reportedthat the African country, DR Congo, holds the distinction of being the country sending (at present) the highest number of refugees to US towns and cities.

Congolese-refugees (1) 35% of the refugees who entered the US in FY18 were from the DR Congo. The UN wants us to take 50,000 total.

Filling Obama’s promise…..

And, I told you that Obama’s State Department promised the United Nations that the US would take 50,000 in total over five years.  We are almost there.

Since that promise was made in 2013 we have resettled 46,041 DR Congolese, placed them in 47 states with Texas being the top ‘welcoming’ state.

This years’ data….

The Refugee Processing Centerdata for FY18, the year that just closed, will be harder to find by next month, so I thought I should capture the numbers here for future reference.

22,491 total refugees were admitted from October 1…

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