Refugees given a chance to grow their future in US

The United States is facing a looming shortage in agricultural workers, as the vast majority of farmers are aged 65 or older and fewer young folks are taking up the trade. The International Rescue Committee has a win-win solution: many of the refugees resettling in the US bring with them in-depth knowledge of agriculture and farming, and by providing them with the land and resources, their New Roots program is addressing both the country's need for farm labor and these families's needs for a new start.

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