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Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union Religious persecutionFrom 1973 to 2004 there were 2,319 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica NY. One reason for these refugees resettlement would be in June 1941, Nazi Germany and its allies invaded the Soviet Union, breaking the non-aggression pact. Another reason would be Collectivization in the Soviet Union was enforced under Stalin between 1928 and 1940. Religious and minority persecution accounted for 100,000 Soviet refugees fleeing to the US between 1970 and 1988.
Ukraine small square Ukraine Chernobyl disasterFrom 1973 to 2004 there were zero Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. One reason for the resettlement was the Chernobyl disaster in 1986.
Flagge sudan small square Sudan The Lost BoysFrom 1973 to 2004 there were 124 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. From 2000-2001, the US granted refugee status to over 3,000 Sudanese known as "The Lost Boys." These were young men who had travelled after civil war broke out in 1983 to camps in Ethiopia, and then eventually to Kenya searching for safety.
Iraq small square Iraq Iraq WarFrom 1973 to 2004 there were 166 Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. One reason for some of the resettlement would be the Persian Gulf War or Iraq War of 1990-1991 and the terrible war of attrition with Iran in the 1980s. Another reason may be In 2003, the US/UK invasion of Iraq.
Myanmar etc pol small square Myanmar (Burma) From 1973 to 2004 there were 247 Myanmar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Many refugees were stil living in Thailand, but in 2003, relations were strained and, "the Thai government announced that all urban refugees registered with UNHCR would have to move to designated border camps" (Refugees from Burma, 2007).
450px census bureau 2000, vietnamese in the united states small square Vietnam 135,000 Southeast AsiansFrom 1973 to 2004 there were 782 Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Given the fact that the US flew thousands of refugees out of South Vietnam, it is likely that many of these refugees arrived within the late seventies. Utica then developed a program specific to Amerasians from Vietnam, but these 1281 refugees are listed in a different set of data. "About 135,000 Southeast Asians fled to America at the time of the collapse of the Saigon government in 1975. "
Greetings from utica ny small square Utica refugee and resettlement program begins With the resettlement of one Vietnamese refugee, a clergy group begins the refugee resettlement program in Utica, NY
05 airlift small square Fall of Saigon on April 29thApril 30, 1975 marks what is commonly known as "The Fall of Saigon", US involvement is complete. One day prior, on April 29th, 7,000 South Vietnamese refugees are flown out via US helicopters.
Utica ny small square Refugee Resource Center est. In 1979, the Refugee Resource Center is established in Utica, NY
Timeline small square Refugee Act of 1980 The Refugee Act of 1980"The Refugee Act of 1980 created The Federal Refugee Resettlement Program to provide for the effective resettlement of refugees and to assist them to achieve economic self-sufficiency as quickly as possible after arrival in the United States."
Myanmar small square Burmese uprising (Myanmar) Burmese people's uprising against the government ends in a brutal retaliation by the army and thousands are killed.
S.u%20map small square Former Soviet Union CommunismIn 2005 there were 23 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. A reason for the resettlement of these refugees could be still from what was happened years before. One reason would be to get away from the Communism that was once there
Ukrainian map small square Ukraine Gas disputeIn 2005 there were 22 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. This may not be a big deal of why they resettled but there was the Russia–Ukraine gas dispute of 2005–2006.
Flagge sudan small square Sudan North/South Comprehensive Peace AgreementIn 2005 there were 10 refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Peace talks that have been going on since 2002 finally end in the North/South Comprehensive Peace Agreement in January of 2005
Iraq map small square Iraq In 2005 there were zero refugees from Iraq resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened during the year 2005 in Iraq are The Iraq War, or the War in Iraq, 2005 Balad bombings, Christian Peacemaker hostage crisis, 2005 Khanaqin bombings.
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Vm map small square Vietnam In 2005 there were zero Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. This trend will continue for the next two years followed by minimal growth of the population compared to the period of 1973-2004.
Su%20leader small square Former Soviet Union In 2006 there were 28 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Ukrain%202006 small square Ukraine political crisisIn 2006 there were 13 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. There were no big events in 2006 that would make the refugees need to resettle. Some events that did happen this year was 2006 Kharkiv supermarket bombings, 2006 Ukrainian political crisis.
Su large locator small square Sudan In 2006 there were 0 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Iraq%202006 small square Iraq In 2006 there were zero Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened in 2006 in Iraq were :April 2006 Iran-Iraq cross-border raids,Battle of Al Rumaythah. In October 2006, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Iraqi government estimated that more than 365,000 Iraqis had been displaced since the 2006 bombing of the al-Askari Mosque, bringing the total number of Iraqi refugees to more than 1.6 million.
Burmese main small square Myanmar (Burma) In 2006 there were 141 MyanMar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y,
Images small square Vietnam In 2006 there were zero Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. The mass refugee movement in the late seventies after the Vietnam war obviously has ceased to bring new Vietnamese to the area.
Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union In 2007 there were 15 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened in 2007 were
Ukraine small square Ukraine In 2007 there were 18 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. An event that happened this year was The 2007 Zasyadko mine disaster was a mining accident that happened on November 18, 2007 at the Zasyadko coal mine.
Flagge sudan small square Sudan In 2007 there were 0 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Iraq small square Iraq 2007 Baghdad airstrikeIn 2007 there were zero Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened in 2007 were Iraq cholera outbreak due to A lack of clean drinking water. July 12, 2007 Baghdad airstrike. War on Terror.
25myanmar 600 small square Myanmar (Burma) saffron rebellionIn 2007 there were 542 Myanmar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. All told the US had resettled 5,000 refugees by 2007 which means approximately 10% of them moved to Utica alone. On August 19th of this year the "Saffron Rebellion" begins as a peaceful protest and ends more than a month later in violence by the military
Vietnameseregions small square Vietnam In 2007 there were zero Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union In 2008 there were zero Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Ukraine small square Ukraine In 2008 there were 16 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened this year were 2008 Ukrainian political crisis, The 2008 Yevpatoria gas explosion took place on December 25, 2008 with an explosion in an apartment block in Yevpatoria, a Ukrainian Black Sea resort town.
Flagge sudan small square Sudan In 2008 there were 0 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Iraq small square Iraq In 2008 there were 9 Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened this year were 2008 Al-Qaeda offensive in Iraq, 2008 attacks on Christians in Mosul, The Iraq Spring Fighting of 2008 (March – May, 2008) was a series of clashes between the Mahdi Army and the Iraqi Army.
Myanmar small square Myanmar Burma) In 2008 there were 547 Myanmar refugees resettled in Utica, N.Y. This is the peak number of refugees to come to Utica.
Vietnam small square Vietnam In 2008 there were 5 Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union In 2009 there were zero Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Ukraine small square Ukraine In 2009 there were 2 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y, Some events that happened are Ukraine was hit heavily by the late-2000s recession, the World Bank expects Ukraine's economy to shrink 15% in 2009. There was the 2009 flu pandemic in Ukraine.
Flagge sudan small square Sudan In 2009 there were 23 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Iraq small square Iraq In 2009 there were 31 Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened this year are Camp Liberty killings, the on going Iraq war.
Myanmar small square Myanmar (Burma) In 2009 there were 266 MyanMar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Vietnam small square Vietnam In 2009 there were 2 Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union In 2010 there were 10 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Ukraine small square Ukraine In 2010 there were 4 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happend this year were 2010 Central European floods, Marhanets train accident, 2010 Romanian floods,
Flagge sudan small square Sudan In 2010 there were 13 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Iraq%202010 small square Iraq In 2010 there were 93 Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened this year were Baghdad bombings, 2010 Iran–Iraq border clash, 25 August 2010 Iraq bombings.
Myanmar small square Myanmar (Burma) In 2010 there were 349 MyanMar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Due to government controls on the country, people continue to flee their homeland to escape persecution.
Vietnam flag small square Vietnam In 2010 there were 11 Vietname refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union In 2011 there were 3 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Ukraine small square Ukraine In 2011 there were 8 Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. An event that happened this year was 2011 Ukraine mine accidents.
 54145841 southsudan map small square Sudan In 2011 there were 8 Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. South Sudan became independent on July 9, 2011.
Iraq small square Iraq In 2011 there were 14 Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happened this year was the 2011 Dohuk riots, 2011 Hakkâri attack, Camp Ashraf raid, alot of bombings
Myanmar small square Myanmar (Burma) In 2011 there were 262 MyanMar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Vietnam small square Vietnam In 2011 there were zero Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Soviet%20union small square Former Soviet Union In 2012 there were 2 Former Soviet Union refugees resettled in Utica N.Y.
Ukraine small square Ukraine In 2012 there were zero Ukraine refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Some events that happend this year was 2012 Dnipropetrovsk explosions.
Flagge sudan small square Sudan home to Darfur In 2012 there were zero Sudanese refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. The news begins to paint a picture of possible peace in the country between the end of civil war, the independence of South Sudan, and the movement of refugees home to Darfur, but they have traveled down a long road of violence to get to this moment.
Iraq%202012 small square Iraq In 2012 there were 3 Iraq refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Events that happend this year so far are 27 January 2012 Baghdad bombing, 14 January 2012 Basra bombing, Emo killings in Iraq, 20 March 2012 Iraq attacks, there were more bombings as well.
Myanmar small square Myanmar(Burma) human traffickingIn 2012 there were 92 Myanmar refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Since 1973, 2485 refugees have found a home in Utica. Astonishingly, 2,238 of those have come in the past 8 years alone. They equal close to 18% of the total refugee population in the city. There is little chance of economic growth in their agricultural homeland and women and children continue to be subject to human trafficking
Vietnam small square Vietnam In 2012 there were 3 Vietnam refugees resettled in Utica N.Y. Of the 800 total from our data, only 18 have resettled in the past eight years. Even Utica's famed Amerasian resettlement project ended in 1992. From this data we might infer that most refugees arrived during the late 70's to early 90's and the few in the past years might very well be people who have moved from other states within the US.
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