Refugees of the Past

I found a really fascinating article on this topic that I just had to share: What Happened to History’s Refugees? According to it, England has had a long history of welcoming refugees from all over the world. The French Huguenots in the 1600s, Belgians in World War I, Jews during both the Russian pogroms of the 1800s and during World War II, the Indian Ugandans during the 1970s when Idi Amin was in power, and many others. Now, the U.S. takes in more refugees–although that may change in the current political climate.

 

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