Refugees Resist Returning to Iraq Europe and the U.S. are facing increasing pressure to open their borders to more Iraqis, but there is little infrastructure or funding in place to do so. In some ways, Syria and Lebanon are picking up the slack.
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Refugees Resist Returning to Iraq

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Refugees Resist Returning to Iraq

Refugees Resist Returning to Iraq

Refugees Resist Returning to Iraq

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Most Iraqi refugees are in Syria, Lebanon and surrounding areas. Europe and especially the U.S. have faced increasing pressure to open their borders to more Iraqis, but there is little infrastructure or funding in place to do so. Madeleine Brand talks to Andrew Harper, head of the Iraq Support Group for the U.N.'s High Commission on Refugees, about what the U.S. is doing to help refugees.