An unidentified Vietnamese woman and child in the crowd of Vietnamese refugees Iowa recruited and welcomed to the state, in this 1975 photo from Des Moines. Credit: State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City

Since 1975, the United States has resettled more than 3 million refugees. Between 1975 and 2005, over 25,000 refugees were resettled directly into Iowa alone. Do you know some of the history behind refugee resettlement in Iowa?

[quiz key=”10Vzrn9S6z_FYyuXQqM4vIEQHMsGVRqBzgI3nkBUix68″ answerstyle=”bullets” byline=”By: Clare McCarthy/IowaWatch” source=”The Iowa International Center, The Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration, The Iowa Department of Human Services,, The Office of Refugee Resettlement, Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Research Center, United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Congressional Research Service” title=”The History Behind Refugee Resettlement in Iowa” ]

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