International Rescue Committee (Part 2 of 2)

Photo Credit: IRC

The United States takes in 60,000-80,000 refugees a year – people who face danger in their own countries because of their ethnic background, religion or political views.  About two thousand of them end up here in Virginia with the help of not-for-profit groups that partner with the State Department to resettle them.  Sandy Hausman reports on how these immigrants, who often come with little or no money, begin a new life.

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