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Who Are the Refugees Coming Into the United States?

The United States, so far in fiscal 2016, has allowed into the country slightly more refugees that self-identify as Muslim than as Christian, according to an analysis of State Department data by the Pew Research Center. Of the more than 63,000 refugees who have entered the U.S. since the fiscal year began Oct. 1, 2015, nearly 29,000, or 46 percent, say they are Muslim and more than 27,500, or 44 percent, identify as Christian. More than half of the refugees entering the U.S. by...

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