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Refugee Employment Services in Utah

Utah is home to nearly 65,000 refugees from around the world. On average, Utah welcomes 1,200 refugees each year. They bring skills, values and attributes with them that make our communities vibrant and strong. While some refugees come with little education or formal job skills, others have obtained higher education and are experienced in their professional careers. More...

Refugee Featured at Governor’s Inauguration Ceremony

Yar Kuany Awan, a Sudanese refugee and recent naturalized U.S. citizen, led the Pledge of Allegiance at Governor Gary Herbert's inauguration ceremony on Jan. 4, 2017.

Governor Herbert said of Yar:

"Humility, hard work and mutual support have always been at the heart of the Utah spirit....I see that same Utah spirit in Yar Kuany Awan. More...