Refugees are brought to the United States to escape violence or persecution. Here is a look at the number of individuals resettled in Maine each year, and where they were born. It does not include refugees who moved here after first resettling in other states.

Mouse over the charts to view detailed figures for each nation. Note: 2017 data are current as of Aug. 31.

Total refugee immigration to Maine since 2002:


Cumulative refugee immigration to Maine since 2002, by nation:

Note: three refugees from Cuba and six from Honduras are not shown on this map.


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