‘It’s Amazing What [Refugees] Can Do’

Official Speaks On Work With Asylum Seekers

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Posted: April 2, 2014

Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, speaks at James Madison University on Monday on his experiences working with refugees. The talk was part of Post-Conflict Recovery Week events sponsored by Harrisonburg’s Center for International Stabilization and Recovery. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, says that most of the world’s refugees live in cities, not camps, but they often are relegated to the poorest areas. The official spoke at James Madison University on Monday as part of Post-Conflict Recovery Week.

HARRISONBURG — Lessening refugees’ enormous burden is just one of the jobs of the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

“It’s amazing what [refugees] can do with a little bit of...



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