North Carolina is one of the top 10 receiving states for refugees.
A refugee is a person who has fled their country of origin and is unable or unwilling to return because of a well-founded fear of being persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality or membership of a particular social or political group.
There are 22 million refugees worldwide.
50% of refugees are children.
Between FY 2010 and FY 2020, 64% of all refugees admitted to the United States were children under age 14 and women.