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Refugees from Ukraine and the Democratic Republic of Congo made up more than 46 per cent of refugee admissions in 2018, compared with 22 per cent in 2016. teen raises questions about immigration control

There were 140 Iraqis accepted during the just ended budget year, down from 6,886 the year before.

my family to be at peace, I need to know that my wife is safe, he said. I would never change my decision and return to Iraq. Coming to the United States was an answer to my prayers.