After 19 years in refugee camps, a new home in Lowell 

Burmese family first to arrive after COVID-related freeze on refugee admissions is lifted 

PAW PYA, spent more than half of her life in Thai refugee camps, longing for a permanent home. Coronavirus tacked another five months onto her wait.  But following the July 29 lifting of a ban on refugee admissions put in place when the pandemic broke out, Pya and her family became the first refugees to arrive in Massachusetts in five months through standard resettlement(...)

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