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A Lesson In Refugee Resettlement From Oklahoma City

San Nguyen stands along Classen Blvd. in Oklahoma City's Asian District. (Jacob McCleland / KGOU)
San Nguyen stands along Classen Blvd. in Oklahoma City's Asian District. (Jacob McCleland / KGOU)

The Obama administration plans to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees next year, despite criticism that they could present a security hazard. Few Syrians have been settled in Oklahoma, but 40 years ago, a wave of refugees from Vietnam arrived in the state. Those Vietnamese newcomers helped reshape a dying part of Oklahoma City. Jacob McCleland from KGOU reports.

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