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South Sudanese Woman Survives Assault, Beatings, Stabbing Before US Resettlement

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Mikelina and her husband, Phillip, are refugees from South Sudan. War drove them from their village. Phillip’s father was killed in front of his family by soldiers of one of the factions in conflict. Mikelina fled her home alongside her husband, leaving her eldest daughter,

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Mikelina T.,
Resettling from South Sudan

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Burmese Family’s 20-Year Journey to US Citizenship

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In 1996, memories of a recently passed high school examination quickly faded as San San N., seven family members, and 35 others fled to the Burmese jungle to escape government troops. With their food supplies exhausted after 22 days, they quickly learned to forage for edibles in the jungle. Approaching the Thai border,

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San San N.,
Resettling from Burma

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