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U.S. has received 135 N. Korean refugees since 2006: State Dept.
WASHINGTON, July 7 (Yonhap) -- The United States received five North Korean refugees in June, statistics showed Saturday, bringing the number of North Korean defectors who settled down in the States to 135 since 2006.

The U.S. has to date accepted 11 North Korean refugees for the fiscal year 2012 that began in December, according to figures released by the State Department.