26 million people worldwide have fled to other countries as refugees, more than half of whom are under the age of 18. We are now witnessing the highest levels of forced displacement on record, and it’s happening at an alarmingly increasing rate, putting pressure on countries like ours to absorb refugees.
There is no question immigration is a divisive topic. Yet, almost no one discusses what’s driving this crisis. This 3-minute video by If Americans Knew describes a major factor.