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After Escaping Violence, Rohingya Refugees In North Texas Pursue Education, Find Community

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There’s an ongoing crisis in Myanmar – formerly Burma — caused by violence against Rohingya Muslims. Many call it genocide. It’s led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of members of the ethnic minority. More Rohingya refugees have been moving to North Texas over the past few years for job opportunities and a supportive Muslim community. And many of them turn to the Islamic Circle of North America for help.