The Burmese Refugee Population in the US and the Breakdown of Chin, Karen and other ethnic groups from Burma
Since 2001 – as of July 2012[i]
2012 BACI Summer Scholars Study
Burmese American Community Institute (BACI)
BACI Summer Scholars Study, June – July 2012. Note: the raw data are primarily obtained from the Word Refugee Processing Center operated by the US Department of State, and also Community leaders and local churches in Indiana.
The Burmese Refugee Population in the US and in Indiana
Upward College Summer Scholars Program (2013)
The Burmese American Community Institute (BACI)
The breakdown of the Burmese Refugee population resettled in the United States and Indiana by ethnicity and primary resettlement and secondary migrant population in Indianapolis since 2001 to July 2013. The study uses Participatory Action Research (PAR) model with both quantitative and qualitative methodology during a seven-week intensive research in summer 2013.
[i] Note: The number of children born in the US is not counted when deriving the national number either the Chin or other ethnic groups. However, children born in the US has been included in calculating and estimating the total number of the Burmese refugee population in the state of Indiana and Indianapolis.
At BACI, we maintain a high standard of accountability and transparency with the use of grants and gifts our donors entrust to us. We are always trying to keep our overhead rate low. In the past year, we used 95 percent of our total operating expenses towards programs that directly benefit students and community.