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  • Policy brief from the James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research | Idaho at a Glance. November 2016, Vol. 7, No. 6 | Idaho has been formally involved with refugee resettlement since 1975. At that time, Governor John Evans joined many other governors in establishing a resettlement program to support Indochinese refugees fleeing unstable states in Southeast Asia. Since then, Idaho's resettlement efforts have grown and now involve multiple partnerships to support the well-being of refugees. This report provides key information about Idaho's refugees and the screening process to which they are subject.

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  • January 1, 2016

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