Chicago-bound refugees navigate a long and winding road

July 11, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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For many refugees in Chicago, settling in the city is the end of a long and complicated journey.

For some leaving their home country, finding a new life in the U.S. can be complicated. Marie Jochum is a community resource developer for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.  She joined Eight Forty-Eight to explain the long and difficult road many refugees must travel before they arrive in the U.S. and what challanges they face once they join Chicago‚Äôs own large and diverse refugee community.

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