Migrating To Europe? There's An App For That

Migrating To Europe? There's An App For That

2:20pm Oct 13, 2015
Migrants and asylum seekers charge their mobile phones at the registration camp after crossing the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija on September 30, 2015. Macedonia is a key transit country in the Balkans migration route into the EU, with thousands

Germany continues to lead the European Union in the number of migrants and refugees it has resettled. In the United States, it’s Texas that plays an outsize role.

Every year, the Lone Star State resettles more refugees than any other state in the nation. In 2014 alone, more than 7,000 people from over 20 nations moved to places like Midland, Amarillo, Houston and Austin, among other Texas cities.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Joy Diaz reports for KUT’s Texas Standard that the familiarity with displaced people is sparking the imagination of Texas entrepreneurs to create tools to help migrants.


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