Coming to America: How Refugees Tackle English

April 9, 2017 08:06 PM
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To put these newcomers on the road to self-sufficiency, federally-funded programs provide cash assistance as well as job readiness and employment services. Sarah Zaman of VOA's Urdu Service visited an adult learning program in the state of Maryland to see how refugees, who cannot speak English, are taught the most basic skill they need to thrive in America.