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Eastern Europe & the former Soviet Union

Regions that Contribute to our Local Population

Eastern Europe & the former Soviet Union

FORMER YUGOSLAVIA including BOSNIA, SERBIA, AND CROATIA: Bosnians and others from former Yugoslavia have been arriving since 1994 as refugees. There are around 2,000 people who have been resettled here.

RUSSIA: Greensboro was a resettlement site for several years anchoring approximately 250 Russian and Ukrainian refugees, most of them Jewish.

ALBANIANS and KOSOVARS: In the preceding decade a few families totaling less than 200 people were resettled in Guilford as refugees. Some others have come as secondary migrants.