Most of the older guys whom stumbled on the usa were wanting to take advantage of possibilities for advanced schooling, but unearthed that their notion of becoming full-time pupils had not been a realistic goal.

Most of the older guys whom stumbled on the usa were wanting to take advantage of possibilities for advanced schooling, but unearthed that their notion of becoming full-time pupils had not been a realistic goal.

A refuge in the us

Because the war in Sudan proceeded to rage, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) determined that repatriation and household reunification ended up being not any longer an option for the Lost Boys. UNHCR suggested roughly 3,600 of these for resettlement in the usa as well as the U.S. state dept. concurred.

The Kakuma youth started showing up when you look at the U.S. in tiny groups within the autumn of 2000. The IRC helped hundreds resettle in and around Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle and Tucson over the next year. Read more