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St. Louis Bosnians

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With largest world refugee crisis since WWII, how are St. Louis refugee resettlement efforts going?

Tuesday marks World Refugee Day, a designation made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The number of refugees and displaced persons in the world is higher than it has ever been since World War II, with some 65.5 [...]

June 21, 2017 Audio, Multimedia

The Way Forward on Refugees

Sadik Kukic came to the United States from Bosnia in 1993. At that time Bosnia was consumed by war: Following the break-up of Yugoslavia, territorial disputes had given rise to armed conflict, which eventually led to the attempted genocide of [...]

November 19, 2015 News, Uncategorized

St. Louis Bosnians Have Been Dragged to the Forefront of the City’s Racial Tensions

The brutal November murder of a Bosnian man in St. Louis has now brought the area’s large and quiet immigrant community to the forefront of the city’s deep racial tensions. [...]

December 17, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Religious Groups Share Common Goal: Assisting Immigrants

St. Louis is a city built on immigration – from the early French settlers, to the Germans and Irish in the 1800s, to the more modern immigration of Bosnians and Southeast Asians. [...]

December 15, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Protests Over Murder Of Bosnian Highlight Deep Frustration; Community Feels Ignored

The St. Louis region’s Bosnian community long has been touted as the largest in the world outside of Bosnia itself. But, as some activists add ruefully, their numbers have yet to translate into political clout. [...]

December 3, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

City Success – Why are 70,000 Bosnians calling St. Louis home?

It has been 20 years since the start of the Bosnian War, one of the most horrific conflicts on European soil since World War II. Join us on Thursday, October 24 as Anna Crosslin of the International Institute St. Louis, Betsy Cohen of the St. Louis [...]

October 3, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events

Bosnians Help Repopulate Shrinking St. Louis

Two decades ago, when St. Louis answered a U.S. State Department call to accept Bosnian refugees, its leaders could not have predicted the ripple effect that would have on the local economy. Today St. Louis is thought to be home [...]

September 21, 2012 Articles, News