comscore Travel ban: Refugee aid is about hope | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Editorial | Island Voices

Travel ban: Refugee aid is about hope

  • COURTESY PACIFIC GATEWAY CENTER

    Burmese refugees gathered to enjoy and celebrate Thanksgiving Day 2014 in Honolulu.

How do refugees get assigned to Hawaii? Hawaii has been presently designated as an impacted state; that is, USCRI refers refugees to Hawaii if they have a U.S. tie such as a relative, as the cost of living is so high in Hawaii. Read more

Scroll Up