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Initial Wave of Iraqi Refugees Arrives in U.S.

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Initial Wave of Iraqi Refugees Arrives in U.S.

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Initial Wave of Iraqi Refugees Arrives in U.S.

Initial Wave of Iraqi Refugees Arrives in U.S.

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The first wave of Iraqi refugees has arrived in the United States: 63 resettlement cases arrived in June and more are expected to come in September. U.S. officials have pledged to resettle 7,000 Iraqis by the end of this year. Some 2 million Iraqis have fled the country.

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