Refugees settle into new lives in region

Canopy group saw last arrival in July

Posted: December 3, 2017 at 1:05 a.m.

Refugee resettlement on the decline.

All of Northwest Arkansas’s refugees are officially settled following the months of cultural and English classes, job placement help and other direct assistance that greet every refugee arrival across the country.

“I feel like our community is doing such a great job with the families we’ve received so far. They’re just thriving, they really are.”

— Emily Linn, Canopy Northwest Arkansas resettlement director

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