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Rain in a Dry Land, a PBS/POV documentary film by Anne Makepeace

Author Helen Thorpe discusses her book, The Newcomers.

USA TODAY book review, The Newcomers

The Middle of Everywhere by Mary Pipher

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

Cultural Orientation from CAL & IOM

The Somali Bantu profiled in-depth in the UNHCR magazine

The Burmese Karen: Who they are--a BBC report

Karenni history

Background on Eritrea and human rights abuses

Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNHCR statisitics and overview

Video: Women in Congo, Weapons of War, 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper (Viewer discretion advised)

Anderson Cooper's reflection on the 60 Minutes story about rape in Congo

Hodan's story (prior to being resettled in Denver, interviewed by UNHCR)