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By embracing the needs of refugees in his community, a Georgia grocery store owner gained loyal customers, turned his business around, and created a sense of community. His story highlights the benefits of embracing the diversity and strengths of recently arrived refugees.
This engaging report is filled with facts, statistics, and stories that confirm the significant social and economic contributions that refugees make to their new communities.
A new program in Connecticut is pairing refugees with private citizens. Community groups across Connecticut have resettled 28 Syrian families - more than 150 refugees in total. The groups are trained by a resettlement agency and handle everything from legal requirements to medical checkups.