September 23, 2009 4:27 PM

Web forums help Iraqi refugees adapt to America

After years of backlog, the United States is admitting Iraqis in record numbers — 17,000 were resettled this year, up from just 202 in 2006 — but the refugees are arriving in the midst of a dire economic crisis with few job prospects and only a few months of federal assistance before they're left to fend for themselves.

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