With reporting from Tanveer Ali.
NEW YORK CITY — Roughly eight,000 refugees have come to New York Metropolis within the years because the terror assaults of 9-11.
Since 2002, the town has seen eight,066 refugees enter america by means of New York, in accordance with knowledge from the U.S. State Division’s Refugee Processing Middle.
President Donald Trump this week restricted entry to refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations: Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Syria.
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This is what number of refugees got here to New York Metropolis from these seven nations since 2002:
Sudan: forty one
Syria: fifty one
Yemen: sixty four
The map under exhibits the fifty nine nations from which refugees have entered New York Metropolis since 2002.
Editor’s Notice: The map solely exhibits the refugees who began their lives in the USA in New York Metropolis. It doesn’t account for anybody who moved from or to New York from inside america, which is not tracked by the State Division.