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The US resettled fewer refugees in 2017 than the rest of the world combined

A woman from El Salvador (L), requesting to be identified only as "E" for her family's safety, is embraced by a family friend before leaving Vive La Casa shelter by taxi with her daughters to file a refugee claim at the Canadian border, in Buffalo, New York, U.S. July 5, 2017. Picture taken July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Over the last 30 decades, the US have taken in 3 million refugees. Image: REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Phillip Connor
Research Associate, PEW Research Center
Jens Manuel Krogstad
Writer and Editor, Pew Research Center
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