Syrian refugees to become US citizens in ABQ

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Refugees fleeing Syria will become U.S. Citizens Saturday in Albuquerque.

Twenty-three immigrants, 21 of them refugees, will become naturalized as part of World Refugee Day at the Cesar Chavez Community Center.

According to the United Nations, There’s been a huge spike in refugees fleeing to the U.S. which is the most we’ve seen since the World War II era.

An increase, they say has been driven by many conflicts including the one in Syria.

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