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The Refugee Crisis in America’s Backyard

When the world thinks of refugees, the images that often come to mind are the millions of Syrians who have fled their country to escape a brutal civil war. But the massive worldwide exodus of refugees seeking better lives is not exclusive to the Middle East. As VOA’s Latin American correspondent Celia Mendoza tells us, a growing humanitarian crisis is happening right now in America’s backyard, along the border of Venezuela and Colombia.

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