Infographic: How refugees enter United States

The screening process for refugee entry into the United States is rigorous and complicated but to better understand it, the White House published on its official website an infographic that depicts the nine consecutive phases of the process.

Refugees undergo the highest level of security check, and only strong candidates for resettlement, which form less than one percent of the global refugee population, move forward with the entry.

Following is a step-by-step guide to the screening process of refugees accessing American soil.

Infographic credit: Whitehouse.gov

Infographic credit: Whitehouse.gov

Cover photo credit: Attn.com