AUSTIN (KXAN) — Twenty-four refugees were sworn in as U.S Saturday as part of World Refugee Day at the Bullock Texas State History museum.
The refugees being sworn in came from a total of ten different countries:
The reason many of the refugees give for coming to the U.S-Greater freedoms and rights.
Observance of World Refugee Day was established in 2001. Since 1975, more than three million refugees have resettled in the U.S.