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The U.S. ranks 2nd in asylum seekers

27 September 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

According to the UNHCR, at the end of 2008 there were 69,228 people seeking political asylum in the United States, or 8.4% of all asylum seekers in the world. That was enough to make the United States rank second in that category. South Africa ranked first, with 227,125 asylum seekers, or 27.5% of the world total.

Asylum Seekers.xlsx

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