Refugees and Asylees in the United States

Migration Policy Institute. Brittany Blizzard and Jeanne Batalova, “Refugees and Asylees in the United States,” June 2019. From the article: “Global displacement reached a record high of 68.5 million people by the end of 2017, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Approximately 25.4 million of these individuals were formally designated as refugees, 40 million were internally displaced persons, and 3.1 million were asylum seekers.”