Video: The Life of a Refugee

A look at what life is like for Burmese refugees arriving in America.

About 70,000 refugees — which is only half of one percent of the world’s refugees — are allowed into the United States each year. This video, published by The Washington Post, takes a look into the lives of refugees who fled from forced labor in Burma to find resettlement programs in the U.S in financial limbo. Now, Church World Service is helping these Burmese refugees resettle in Greensboro, North Carolina.


(For OnFaith coverage of the situation in Iraq, see How You Can Help in Iraq and Images: Christians Are Fleeing Iraq, Persecution Under ISIS.)

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