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How Ithaca became a “global hub” for refugees

Immigrant's burden

A feature article on the news site Documented describes Ithaca’s long history of sheltering and supporting refugees from around the world. The piece calls the area “a global hub for people fleeing oppression.” “How Ithaca Became a Haven for Refugees” looks at the way citizens, organizations, government, and institutions in Ithaca have opened their doors to people fleeing violence or persecution in Myanmar, Afghanistan, Syria, and many other countries. Ithaca City of Asylum (ICOA) is among the featured groups.

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