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What We Do

Events - Let's Get Social

EVENTS - LET'S GET SOCIAL

Community is one of the most important--and most missed--aspects of life for many refugee families...

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Education - Let's Learn Together

EDUCATION - LET'S LEARN TOGETHER

A new language, a new transportation system, a new government--these are all aspects of the incredible challenge...

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Making A New Home

MAKING A NEW HOME WITH LOVE

We often forget the blessing of returning home to a well-lit, furnished space where loved ones are gathered...

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Welcome - Friend to Friend

WELCOME - FRIEND TO FRIEND

When arriving in a strange country, a compassionate smile, a friendly gesture, a sincere offer to help...

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Refugee Stories

Refugee Stories Real People, Real Stories

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About Oasis

About Oasis

About Oasis International

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Statistics

Arrivals into the United States

Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, Office of Admissions - Refugee Processing Center

Year Ceiling Arrivals OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP
2007 70,000 48,282 1,677 3,338 2,777 2,387 2,065 2,846 2,060 2,867 4,519 6,201 6,251 11,294
2008 80,000 60,191 1,919 2,704 2,640 3,321 3,640 4,622 4,226 5,335 6,836 7,844 7,152 9,952
2009 80,000 74,654 3,294 4,123 4,389 5,405 5,598 6,892 7,001 7,255 8,163 6,499 6,985 9,050
2010 80,000 73,311 5,212 5,717 6,166 5,407 6,740 6,588 5,769 6,378 6,783 5,805 5,507 7,239
2011 80,000 56,424 4,764 5,571 4,811 5,385 5,149 2,034 2,190 3,254 4,674 5,855 6,408 6,329
2012 76,000 58,238 3,552 3,304 3,324 3,897 4,504 3,255 4,345 5,339 5,243 6,229 6,989 8,257
2013 70,000 69,926 5,722 6,940 5,572 4,218 5,626 6,164 5,535 5,611 5,870 5,771 5,549 7,348
2014 70,000 69,987 1,810 6,580 5,984 6,006 6,545 5,885 4,786 5,271 7,762 7,856 5,635 5,867
2015 70,000 69,933 6,352 5,694 5,161 5,596 3,914 4,786 4,641 3,858 5,921 5,607 5,820 12,583
2016 85,000 84,995 5,348 3,692 4,751 4,376 4,660 6,229 5,857 6,511 8,367 9,308 13,255 12,641
2017 110,000 25,671 9,945 8,355 7,371                  

For more information, please visit The Refugee Processing Center. You can find information about refugees, where they are, how many came to the U.S. and you can search for any state. Also information on the refugees in refugee camps is available.

Arrivals to St. Louis

Nationality 2014 2016 2017
Afghanistan 12 54 4
Bhutan 69 74 -
Burma 70 27 -
Colombia 6 11 -
Cuba 59 - -
Dem. Rep. Congo 83 191 6
Eritrea - 34 -
Ethiopia 12 19 -
Iran 2 6 1
Iraq 183 95 7
Liberia 2 - -
Nepal 2 - -
Pakistan - 1 -
Palestine - 1 -
Somalia 108 11 6
Sudan 5 12 6
Syria - 280 11
Total 613 816 41

Staff

Mark Akers

Mark Akers

Founder/Executive Director

Joani Akers

Joani Akers

Founder/Education Director


Travis Pierce

Administrator

Mary Wheat

Mary Wheat

Receptionist

Bruce Funke

Bruce Funke

Receptionist

Michael Luaders

Michael Luaders

Warehouse Director

Butch Renaud

Butch Renaud

Volunteer Coordinator

Haider Kadhim

Haider Kadhim

Oasis Truck

Ghassan Al Badri

Ghassan Al Badri

Oasis Truck