Anna Crosslin, International Institute STL, shares refugee info with New Republic

Democrats and Republicans are at an impasse over the issue. But that doesn't have to be the case. 

Sadik Kukic came to the United States from Bosnia in 1993. At that time Bosnia was consumed by war: Following the break-up of Yugoslavia, territorial disputes had given rise to armed conflict, which eventually led to the attempted genocide of Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats. Kukic, a Bosniak Muslim, had spent five months in two different Serbian concentration camps when his opportunity to escape arrived. By a stroke of luck, Kukic and a few family members managed to attain refugee status, and made their way to St. Louis.


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