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Essay On Refugee And Refugee Children

- There are more than 14 million men, women, and children that have been forced to flee their home; they are called refugees. Refugees flee their home for many different reasons such as war, devastation, persecution, and inequality. They have to adapt to their new life once arriving to their new home by trying to be accepted, the language barrier, the new culture, accepting that they will never return back to their home, and finding a new home. In the novel, Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai, Ha’s family was forced to flee her home due to the Vietnam Wars....   [tags: Vietnam War, Refugee, Adaptation, Cambodia]

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The Effects Of War On Refugee Children

- The 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, found drowned on shore to the Turkish resort of Bodrum early weekday (Hieronymi, Ott, 2015, p.1-p.4). The submerged boy was 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, from Syria, a part of a expatriate family endeavoring to achieve the Greek island of Kos. together with with Aylan Kurdi’s was his 5-year-old brother, Galip, notwithstanding submerged, as did the boys ' mother, Rehan. They 'd started in 2 boats on the 13-mile Aegean journey, however the vessels capsized. Tragedy like Aylan’s is flow everyday upon expatriate kids for expatriate kids seeking to measure within the war....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, France, Canada]

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Pre Migration Of A Child Refugee

- Pre-Migration My father died in a prison when the war began. He was a government official. Soon after that my brother died in a street fight. One night a group of soldiers came into our house and they beat me. I was captured and kept in a dark room with five other boys for 3 weeks. The soldiers often hit me and I was afraid they were going to kill me. Finally, I managed to escape. My aunt bought me a ticket to Moscow where some man arranged my journey to Finland by train. – Unnamed child refugee (Sourander 722)....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Right of asylum, Canada]

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The New Immigration And Refugee Problem

- There are many top news breaking stories that are happening around the world, but none of them are as important as the new immigration and refugee problem. Half way around the world in the middle east, there is a new surging number of refugees and immigrants that are traveling and sneaking into Europe. This is a pressing issue, one that most of which the public is unaware of the other side to this story. In the last few weeks there has been stories of lives lost, sacrificed and risked all in the immigration of mass quantities of refugees into Europe....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Immigration, Refugee]

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Canada 's The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- During the month of October, Canada’s political scene was very busy due to the 2015 federal election held on the 19th. Throughout the previous months, the public held great interest towards the campaigns of each party as well as their platforms in order to choose the party that the public wanted as the new government of Canada. In the campaigns, a major topic that was included in every party’s plan was the Syrian refugee crisis that is currently an issue in many countries around the globe. This crisis has taken the media by storm and is a concern for many citizens in Canada....   [tags: Refugee, Internally displaced person]

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International Refugee Protection

- Context According to a 2013 report released by the United Nations, the refugee crisis is at its worst since 1994, with more than 15.4 million people displaced and turned into refugees by war and conflict. The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees defines a refugee as “any person who… owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country”....   [tags: early warning system for refugee flows]

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Refugee Priority Levels Of The United States

- Refugee Priority Levels Next, refugees are evaluated on three levels of priority. The first priority belongs to people who have suffered persecution or have absolutely no other plausible options. They are referred to the United States by the UN or by the United States Embassy in whatever State they are camping in (Hicks, 2015.) The second priority belongs to groups of "special concern." The Department of State determines what groups are the "special concern" groups with input from the United Nations and designated NGOs....   [tags: United States, World War II, Refugee, Canada]

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Refugee Crisis After The World War I

- Refugee crisis in Europe is now a hotcake & the most burning question in the whole world.People all over the world are concerned about this problem.This is the largest refugee crisis after the World War 2.Many people are wounding & dying everyday specially women & children.People are being detached from their families and lose everything. According to UNICEF,” The rising number of people entering Europe in search of safety and in search of a better life has captured the world’s attention with scenes of heartbreaking tragedy....   [tags: Europe, European Union, France, Refugee]

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Treatment Of Metal Health Issues Facing Refugee And Offering Solutions

- 1. Introduction This essay will start with a discussion of various terms utilised throughout the paper, it will then discuss factors that contribute to the mental health problems of the refugees in an chronological order, from pre-emigration, to emigration and experiencing the hardships of living in the host country. It will conclude with a discussion of treatment options and challenges of treatment of metal health issues facing refugee and offering solutions that can contribute to attainment of good metal health wellbeing of refugees....   [tags: Refugee, Internally displaced person]

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Voyage of the St. Louis and The War Refugee Board

- It was once said from an unknown journalist “If we had behaved like humane and generous people instead of complacent, cowardly ones, the two million Jews lying today in the earth of Poland and Hitler’s other crowded graveyards would be alive and safe…. We had it in our power to rescue this doomed people and we did not lift a hand to do it—or perhaps it would be fairer to say that we lifted just one cautious hand, encased in a tight-fitting glove of quotas and visas and affidavits, and a thick layer of prejudice.” (Medoff) America failed to live to their responsibility as a world leader; t...   [tags: american immigration policy,refugee war,jews]

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Belonging and Culture in Romulus My Father, Refugee Blues, and Splendid Home

- Through the study of texts various concept sand ideas can arrive which have an underlying sense of belonging. These ideas of belonging can be represented in varied and complex ways through a range of techniques. In the memoir ‘Romulus My Father’, the poem ‘migrant blues’ and the short story ‘splendid home’ by Samuel Walters this underlying notion of belonging is represented in a variety of ways. ‘Romulus My Father’ communicates both a notion of belonging and not belonging through the representation of the recurring theme to do with landscape and nature....   [tags: culture, immigration, Romulus my father, Refugee B]

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The Problems With Refugee Detention Camps

- Genocide, poverty, religious intolerance, misogynism, these are only a few of the atrocities the people in some countries face every day. What choice do they have. Their only means of escape are death or refuge. So the obvious choice is refuge. They stowaway on ships or airplanes, pack into cars, or just start walking to a country where they have a small hope of not only surviving, but living a normal life. Most of them will end up in detention camps, and most will end up in camps where the conditions are very poor....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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Exploring Life as a Refugee

- In the three books, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Culture by Anne Fadiman, Dreaming in Cuban by Christina Garcia, and The House at Sugar Beach In Search of a Lost African Childhood by Helene Cooper, each have a war refugee who lives a life full of tragedies. What is a war refugee you ask. War refugee is someone who has left their own country due to a dangerous event that is happening in their country. These people do not want to leave their country because they are leaving all their memories behind, but they have no choice since it is for their own good....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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Refugee Asylum Seekers in Australia

- Australia has had a long history of receiving individuals and groups who are seeking asylum as well as unfortunately a long history of turning those away who are perceived as different. (McKay,Thomas & Blood 2011).Even though the white Australia policy was abandoned decades ago it still lives on as a strong resonance in the conservative right of politics (Westoby & Ingamells, 2010). Community fear about Australia’s border seem easily triggered, which has prompted the term ‘paranoid nationalism’ to be used to describe the heightened refugee politics of the Howard years linked to discrimination and maltreatment of asylum seekers which still lives on today (Westoby & Ingamells, 2010)....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Somalian Refugee Crisis

- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced, “Somalia's drought and refugee crisis is the most severe humanitarian emergency in the world, (UNHCR, 2011). Although estimates vary, about 800,000 people have left Somalia seeking asylum. Most now reside in refugee camps in bordering Kenya and Ethiopia. Many trek for days with little or food to seek safety and assistance in refugee camps only to find conditions that are no better. Host nations and humanitarian organizations cannot support the vast number of refugees that have already crossed the border and thousands more arrive every day....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- A refugee is defined as an individual who has been forced to leave their country due to political or religious reasons, or due to threat of war or violence. There were 19.5 million refugees worldwide at the end of 2014, 14.4 million under the mandate of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), around 2.9 million more than in 2013. The other 5.1 million Palestinian refugees are registered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). With the displacement of so many people, it is difficult to find countries willing to accept all the refugees....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Use of Imagery in Refugee Mother and Child by Chinua Achebe

- Refugee Mother and Child is a poem that seems to be written to arouse response from the reader. The pitiful image of a mother holding the corpse of her son is not only sourcing empathy from the reader but also helps the reader reflect on their own fortunate lives. In fact, Chinua Achebe is a leading writer for African causes, especially for the injustices in the world. The first stanza seems to be written as an introduction to the following stanza. The poet begins by allowing the reader to visualize the – “Picture of a mother’s tenderness for a son she soon would have to forget.” This immediately conveys the theme of ‘death of a child’ and also helps set the ‘sorrowful’ mood of the poem....   [tags: Refugee Mother and Child Chinua Achebe Essays]

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Help Refugees, Support the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

- A seven year old girl just awoke from her nightmare; people were killed in the streets, there wasn’t a safe sanctuary anywhere, going to school was a life threatening experience, hospitals lacked the necessary resources to attend the needs of the wounded, and anarchy reigned. The girl realized that her nightmare, the same one she was having for a week now, was reality. A harsh reality which would force this young girl to flee her native country, changing her life forever. That following night, she along with her family were smuggled into an unknown place by truck....   [tags: Syrian Refugees Essays]

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Refugee Resettlement

- This literature reviews the refugees’ in their countries and also situations in adopted countries of those who have moved from their own countries, their human rights and problems. There are enormous numbers of refugees in North America from all over the world, due to their unfortunate circumstances in their own countries. It is true that advanced countries around the world such as Canada, United States, also Non governmental organisations (NGOs), and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) attempt to help those asylum seekers....   [tags: Syrian Refugees Essays]

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The World Needs a Refugee Republic

- Refugees and migrants represent not merely a problem but also a solution in the sense of Global Capital Infrastructure. If configured as a trans-global net that inculcates its own form of statehood, the world's refugee population in totol is the best candidate for a socio-economic and political/ideological avant-garde of the millennium. A Refugee Republic may become a model state for the rest of the world which heretofore has relied on gradual modifications of exhausted historical, socio-political structures....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Palestine Refugee Problem

- The Palestine refugee problem was created in the course of the 1948 Israeli War of Independence. When the UN voted to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab states in 1947, Palestinian Arabs and Jews opposed the plan. The war that ensued was won by Israel, creating a large number of Arab refugees. Estimates account for more than 700,000 Palestinian Arabs who fled or were forced out of their homes during the fighting. These refugees often fled to surrounding Arab countries such as Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Refugee Services Of Texas

- “After I arrived at RST, I raised my head… because it felt like my life had finally begun.” -Refugee Services of Texas client, 2013 Refugee Services of Texas (RST) in Austin, Texas is a non-profit social service agency providing services to refugees and related groups in the area. Its purpose is to coordinate the many services such as resettlement, job training and employment, social adjustment services, medical case management, counseling and wellness, refugee cash assistance, survivors of trafficking empowerment program and legal assistance that refugees, immigrants, and other displaced people need to successfully adjust to life in the United States....   [tags: Social work]

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The Refugee Crisis Of The Middle East

- In the world today we face many issues one of the current crisis is the refugee crisis located in the middle east. more than 8,000 refugees reached europe by sea this year. most coming from conflict and fear force them to flee. 3,400 have died trying to reached europe but that hasn 't stop them. Many eu want to prevent the arrivals of the refugees instead managing the flow humanly instead the refugees natural rights as human are being violated. A plan to move the refugees is in action it isn 't moving fast enough....   [tags: United Nations, World War II, Soviet Union]

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Texas Refugee Policy On Settlement

- Texas Refugee policy on settlement In Texas, the office of immigration and refugee affairs (OIRA) helps refugee families attain who come to Texas to attain economic independence and adjust in the state after their arrival. It was created in 1991 by the Texas legislature aiming to distribute funds through the refugee act of 1980 and the immigration reforms and control of 1986.Texas has a program that receives people who come to the state from their country of origin and they are looking for a place to stay because they cannot return to their country because of some problems and hostility....   [tags: U.S. state]

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The And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- Jill Stein stated “We create refugees, and then our Democratic Party, together with the Republicans, who are also a party to this, are criminalizing them and sending them back, inhumanely.”(8) she describes the refugee crisis through a third party perspective. Because the main voices on this issue are mainly democrat or republican, a third party view is an interesting take on this issue. The Syrian refugees has had an enormous effect on Europe and will continue to call in the morals of major world powers....   [tags: European Union, Europe, Turkey]

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The Solution Of The Refugee Crisis

- Between January and November of this year more than 750,000 migrants have been estimated crossing into the EU’s borders compared to only 280,000 in the whole year during 2014 (www.bbc.com). This influx of refugees and asylum seekers from the Middle East has become a heavy burden for European Union policy makers. Many state leaders have opposing viewpoints and varying solutions to the crisis that is plaguing their region and as a result there has been little to no actions taken to solve this ever growing problem....   [tags: European Union, Europe, Angela Merkel, Germany]

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The Refugee Council Of 1951

- he Refugee Council of 1951 The Rome Statute, specifically of Article 7 established protections of political prisoners within their own countries while the Refugee Council of 1951 seeks to protect those that must escape their country due to the threat imposed on their lives. The Refugee Council is grounded in Article 14 of the UDHR, which recognizes the right of persons to seek asylum from persecution in other countries. The United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, adopted in 1951, is the centrepiece of international refugee protection today as it laid the groundwork for normative systems....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations]

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The Issue Of Immigration And Refugee Services

- Too often the topic of Immigration and Refugee services are overlooked in society due to fear or lack of interest. This population needs more awareness for the critical issues the individuals may face such as poverty, unemployment, or abuse. Social workers’ role is to enhance the human rights and dignity for individuals and address their need and concerns. The importance of this is for the population to understand their rights to self-determination through empowerment. The social worker is there to serve and link the vulnerable to resources they need....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social sciences]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis Essay

- The Syrian Refugee Crisis is a quagmire wrapped in a quagmire, and in order to even begin to understand what needs to be done, one must look to the root of the nation’s issues. The Syrian Civil War began in 2011, when the Syrian people began to protest Bashar Al-Assad’s authoritarian regime. During a protest, Assad’s police began firing into innocent crowds seemingly with no reason. These attacks only further agitated the anger that the people felt, which led to the creation of rebel militias and armies....   [tags: Europe, European Union, United States, Syria]

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Arab Refugee Crisis : Palestine

- Arab Refugee Crisis During the Israeli War of Independence in 1948 an Arab refugee crisis began, and there is still not a clear answer of what caused it. As inhabitants of Israel Arabs were greatly affected by the establishment of a Jewish State, because their home was governed by others. Nonetheless, the Palestinian Arabs contributed in the making of the refugee crisis. The Arabs were given the choice of becoming equal citizens of Israel and refused. The United Nations came up with Partition Plan for Palestine, but it was rejected....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Gaza Strip]

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The Difference Between Emigration And Refugee

- Global emigration is leaving one country for another for a variety of reasons that are due to conflict, persecution, and voluntarily (Shah, 2008). The difference between emigration and refugee is that an immigrant leaves one’s country to settle in another while refugees flee their country of origin for fear of harm. The potential for either is both positive and negative because they are a resource of human capital, entrepreneurship, and increased labor, potentially benefiting the host country (Milton, Spencer, & Findley, 2013, p....   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis : Syria

- What is Syria. Syria is a country located in the middle-east, and is the main source of refugees that are spreading across the world today. I’ve done a lot of research over the past few weeks over the Syrian refugee crisis. I’ve found the Al-Assad family has led Syria for over 46 years. Hafiz Al-Assad led from 1971-2000, and then Bashar Al-Assad from 2000 to present day. I also discovered that in 2011 many neighboring Middle Eastern countries had revolutions, over throwing their ruthless dictatorships....   [tags: Europe, Middle East, Turkey, Syria]

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Essay On A Refugee Camp

- Growing up in a refugee camp and having to deal with the dramatic changes of moving as a child had a greatly impacted my life. These experiences have influenced me to become who I am today. I used to believe that I was at a disadvantage by being born in a refugee camp, but I later grew up to appreciate this because I learned valuable skills from the experience. I learned to adapt to different situations cultures and I learned to respect people who were different from me. In 2000 I was born at a refugee camp in Kenya, My parents had just escaped the Somali Civil War where they were greatly persecuted, mainly because they were a minority who were ethnically not Somali....   [tags: Africa, Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Family]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis Essay

- The Syrian Refugee Crisis The Syrian refugee crisis is one of the largest crises of the twenty-first century. The crisis has built up a great deal of momentum over the last four years. In turn this has resulted in angst amongst many nations of the world, including the United States. The issue seems to have grown in complexity resulting in tension between nations such as Russia and the United States. Conflicting points of view are making efforts to aid the refugees formidable. The issue arose when citizens of Syria became unhappy with their government and its lack of economic and political reform initiatives (Sharwood 1)....   [tags: United States, President of the United States]

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Essay On Refugees And Refugees

- Refugees and asylum If you have a fear of persecution in your own country due to some unavoidable circumstances, you can apply for asylum as a refugee in Canada (from within or outside of Canada). The country offers refugee protection to those who have a fear of oppression and danger in they go back to their own country. Refugee protection can be applied under these following two categories: Refugee protection from inside Canada Foreign nationals living in Canada, who have the fear of persecution and danger if they ever have to leave and go back to their own country, can get refugee protection from Canada....   [tags: Refugee, Right of asylum]

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Racism And The European Refugee Crisis

- Racism is a very serious subject in recent times; protests are beginning to become more widespread around the world. Social movements such as “Black Lives Matter” have become more been becoming very popular and increasingly extreme as of late. The world has now reached a turning point with the European Refugee Crisis becoming increasingly serious; in countries affected by this, racism is becoming increasingly apparent and cultural divides are growing in scale. Globalization has facilitated the ease of communication around the world, however, this also leads to insensitivity, making these becoming a much more serious than they already were....   [tags: Racism, African American, American Civil War]

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Refugee Crisis And Mass Migration

- Mujahid Khan Refugee Crisis and Mass Migration Refugees. Refugees. Refugees. Is this the only word that is echoing in our ears nowadays. Whenever we hear the word refugee we think of immigrants. We don’t have that much respect to call them innocent people, rather we deride them as migrants. Are they not human beings. That’s the simple fact we have forgotten, as today we have too many rights but not enough responsibilities. Many people think that immigrants bring trouble, but in reality they bring hope; hope for a better future, better lifestyle, better housing, better education and most important one to stay out of unjustified prosecution....   [tags: Immigration, Human migration, Europe]

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Journal Of A Refugee Essay

- Journal of a Refugee Ellena Hicks Invasion of Earth The Proglaxt were a threat to the human race. They wanted everything and nothing. They sought the joy of killing; addicted to it like ecstasy. Pain from other people filed their hearts with immense elation. Capture was worse than death though, when it came to the Proglaxt. Capture meant torturous conditions, starved, with only an inch of life left, worked until bones collapsed, silenced, for speech was a way in which rebellion could start. This is why the human race was scared....   [tags: Earth, Moon, Solar System, Hope]

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Is Outsourcing A Refugee Crisis?

- ​It was instructed to compare and contrast two of the authors from BF190 discussed throughout this course to a media object provided by the professor. The authors I chose to focus on are Thomas Hobbes and Jean Jacques Rousseau. From the readings “Leviathan” by Thomas Hobbes (CITE) and “Discourse on the Origin of Inequality” by Jean Jacques Rousseau (CITE), both authors have similar but yet very different viewpoints on ideas they have made. The ideas I will be comparing and contrasting between these two philosophers are their different beliefs and understandings on the State of nature and the Social contract....   [tags: State of nature, Political philosophy]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- The potent smell of soldering smoke and the flustering of reminiscent ash is all that remains from the horrific tragedy of the everlasting 9/11 incident. The 9/11 attacks on the World Center Towers, which were stricken after Islamic extremists hijacked American airplanes creating absolute pandemonium and chaos at a bloodletting scene marked the first major attack on American soil. Today, in a world preoccupied by terrorist violence, it is essential that we accommodate our thoughts in a tolerant fashion specifically in relation to the Muslim population....   [tags: Terrorism, September 11 attacks, Jordan, Europe]

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Argument Against Accepting Refuges And Will Outline

- Globally thirty million people have fled their homes in search of safety, and for the numerous this safety cannot be granted. A refugee is a term that applies to any person who has a well-rounded fear of being prosecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality and a membership of a particular group or political opinion. Since 1976, twenty eight thousand refugees have arrived in Australia by boat, they account for just two percent of the Australian immigrant intake. The issue of whether we ought to allow refugees into our country is one of the tremendous debates of our time....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Canada, Immigration]

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Escape From Violence: Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World

- The developing world has been overwhelmed by major refugee crises in the past few decades, and a rapidly changing world has altered the dynamics of refugee flows and their root causes. For this reason, the authors of Escape From Violence: Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World, attempt to provide a more realistic theoretical framework of refugee trends in order to prescribe ways in which the developed world can help alleviate the problem. The book attempts to clarify why there have been so many refugees emerging recently from the developing world, why they leave in varying volumes, where they end up, and why they go back or not....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- Background America has built up its reputation on a global scale as the so-called “melting pot” of the world. Today, the United States has one of most racially and ethnically diverse populations in the world, being made up of 63.7% Whites, 17.1% Hispanic and Latino Americans, 13.2% African Americans, as well as millions of others with varying racial and ethnic backgrounds (Census). Somewhat ironically, it’s this ethnic and racial diversity that has brought about centuries of prosperity and cooperation, as well as pervasive racism, and xenophobia....   [tags: United States, Race, Racism, African American]

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Mark Bixler’s The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of The Refugee Experience

- Since 1983, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the Sudanese government have been at war within the southern region of Sudan. This brutal conflict has ravaged the country claiming hundreds of lives and exiling a vast number of the southern Sudanese people. Most of these outcasts were young men aging between five and twelve who were tending cattle to return home to see their village being attacked and their villagers being killed. These boys fled not knowing what they would encounter on the journey to escape the violence in their own country....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Ethicality of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program

- Imagine having to watch from afar as your child travels alone. Then imagine having to hear that they were placed in a children’s detention center and have taken their own life to escape. This imagination was simply a horrifying reality for the parents of Noemi Álvarez Quillay. Noemi was apart of “The United States Resettlement Agency” that is a form of immigration reform that cares for unaccompanied migrant children. (Dwyer) On her way to see her parents in New York with a “coyote” (smuggler), twelve-year old Noemi was picked up by police authorities and taken to a children’s shelter....   [tags: human trafficking, smuggling]

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Mental Health Interventions For Refugee Youth

- Running Head: Mental Health Interventions for Refugee Youth 1 Mental Health Interventions for Refugee Youth Nancy Van Marywood University Running Head: Mental Health Interventions for Refugee Youth 2 Literature Review Further research is urged to conduct looking into what effective trauma interventions work for war-traumatized refugee youth groups. The need to provide culturally sensitive, evidence-based interventions for psychological distress refugees are crucial....   [tags: Cognitive behavioral therapy, Psychology]

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Non Refugee Children And The United Nations

- Introduction When a child, like nine-year-old Ibrahim, shares his story, it is difficult to relate or comprehend. It is hard to not feel any sadness or heartbreak with such desperate words being voiced by a young child’s lips. Destruction and violence of this sort is far from what western populations generally have experience with, so it is terribly difficult to process or understand. Each and every child refugee around the world has his or her own story that is only theirs, yet they are treated as one lump sum: refugee children....   [tags: Posttraumatic stress disorder]

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A Refugee 's Inescapable Trials And Tribulations

- I wish to submit an essay entitled “A Refugee’s Inescapable Trials and Tribulations” for consideration in the Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference Essay Contest. In the essay, I answer the question “What are some of the inherent cultural barriers and challenges that the refugees faced when coming to Clarkston. Are these challenges unique to this story or do they reflect the broader concerns and anxieties about immigration in America?” with supporting evidence from the book and outside sources....   [tags: Immigration, Immigration to the United States]

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The Issue Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers

- A preamble – including the definitions of ‘refugee’ and ‘asylum seeker’ in relation to Australian immigration policy Refugees and Asylum seekers are similar but not the same; a Refugee is “someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their own country because of a well founded fear of being persecuted because of their race, religion, opinion or membership of a certain social group”. Asylum seekers are people who have just claimed that they are a refugee; they must have their claims processed by the government of the country they are applying for asylum in....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Immigration, Racism]

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The Refugee Experience In Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi

- The Refugee Experience Warson Shire says “No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark”. The quote is part of a poem called “home” explaining how a person becomes a refugee by finding sanctuary in another country due to war, persecution, religion or political opinion in his/her’s home country. But being a refugee can be worse for kids and adolescence for they may lack the foundation they need to thrive in a new country. Kids and adolescents will suffer if they go to the new country alone, for he/she might have a problem with new life, climate, and language....   [tags: Emotion, Iran, Marjane Satrapi, Adolescence]

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Problems And Costs Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- This paper examines at the problems and costs of the Syrian refugee crisis and ponders how they have, or have not, been shared by the international community at large, and in particular by European countries mainly Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and France. Over 800,000 refugees and migrants came via the Aegean Sea from Turkey into Greece, accounting for 80 per cent of the people arriving irregularly in Europe by sea this year. At the same time, the number of people crossing from North Africa into Italy dropped slightly, from 170,000 in 2014 to around 150,000 in 2015....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Turkey, France]

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The Current Refugee Crisis Of The European Union

- The United Nations made a conservative estimation that 850,000 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and a number of other nations in Africa and the Middle East will have made their way to Europe by the end of 2016 . Secretary of State John Kerry has stated that the influx of refugee arrivals from countries such as Syria and Iraq could be tapered by ending the Syrian Civil War . However, steps need to be taken to mitigate the current refugee crisis facing the European Union (EU). The EU has hitherto been unable to find a rapid and succinct solution to the crisis due to porous Mediterranean borders and disagreement over policy solutions ....   [tags: European Union, Slovakia, France, United Kingdom]

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The Refugee Crisis : Effects On Government And The Economy

- Syrian Refugee Crisis: Effects on Government and The Economy The sheer brutality and barbarism administering civil war in Syria has engendered endless pain and heartache for millions of innocent people. They are misplaced, misguided, and misunderstood. A monumental problem for the United States government has been whether or not to take in these Syrian refugees escaping their war-ridden country. Furthermore, a plethora of United States Republican candidates are outright refusing to allow these Syrian refugees into the homeland....   [tags: President of the United States, Barack Obama]

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A Brief Note On The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- Syrian Refugee Crisis "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..." The American ideal on dealing with refugees. Unfortunately it is not America who are the ones with a refugee crisis; it is European countries surrounding Syria. Turmoil, death and destruction, these are all problems facing Syria, causing millions of refugees to be displaced with little aid. This crisis can be solved by a complete liberation of Syria and better, reinstated government. Syria has been in turmoil since 1920....   [tags: World War I, World War II, United Kingdom]

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A Seminar On Refugee Issues At Carleton University

- Last week, I attended a workshop on refugee issues at Carleton University. To my surprise, the workshop did not go as I had anticipated. The primary focus of the Refugee Education Workshop was to provide a forum to facilitate an open discourse about the current Syrian refugee crisis and the impact that it will have on Canada and its policies. Initially, to facilitate more discussion and to make everyone feel comfortable, the workshop coordinator planned to have two workshops run at the same time....   [tags: Racism, Race, Discrimination]

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The Camp Call Dadaab Refugee Camp

- Behavior Change I grew up in a refugee camp call Dadaab refugee camp. Dadaab is northeastern Kenya. Dadaab refugee camp is the largest refugee camp in the world. The refugee camp has no tarmac road, no railway road and even there is no traffic sign. The house of the refugee camp is made of sticks, clay soil and plastic. When I was 7 years old, I was always the one who volunteered to do any work with in my family, that I can do it. I live a large family that consist my father, my mother, my 5 siblings and my 2 anti....   [tags: Family, Old age, Population, Middle age]

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Refugee Blues’ by Auden and ‘The Last Night’

- ... The simplicity of the poems structure helps create an easy method to portray the political image. At the end of every stanza, there is repetition of a key phrase that relates back to the rhyming couplet previously for example, ‘A thousand windows and a thousand doors,’ ‘Not one of them was ours, my dear, not one of them was ours.’ This really emphasises the feeling of devastation and travesty consequently keeping it linger in your mind to really feel the betrayal they felt. On the other hand, ‘The Last Night’s’ structure starts slowly, and explains the setting and position the Jews are in....   [tags: despair, imagery, jews, france]

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Asylum Seekers And Official Refugees

- In this piece, I will argue that the social factors and attitudes surrounding the distinction of asylum seekers and official refugees, are constructed and exploited by the Australian Government, to improve their political and economic position over the nation. The Government uses nationalism and assimilation to maintain their power to shape the culture and normality of Australian society. They achieve this by influencing society through the media, to fear 'illegal ' asylum seekers, but accept those that fit the 1951 refugee convention criteria....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Right of asylum]

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A Brief Note On The Syrian Refugee Crisis

- Cosmopolitanism and the Syrian Crisis The Syrian Refugee Crisis is a harrowing example of what it means to be a citizen without a state. These individuals are fighting for their lives and attempting to survive in the middle of a warzone the rest of the world seems to care little about, whilst outside states argue over the paltry numbers to be accepted into their borders. It is inhumane for states to ignore the Syrian Crisis and it is the duty of states to open their borders to those seeking refuge from terror and destruction....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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Syrian Refugee Crisis : The Education Of Syrian Children And Refugees

- Introduction The main objective of this paper is to present a character profile for the simulation which will address a current global issue on the ‘Education of Syrian Children and Refugees’. Syrian refugee crisis has recently become one of the most important global issue since Syrian civil war is still an ongoing crisis that is yet to come to an end. As a result, numerous Syrian refugees have migrated to neighboring nations and education of children and refugees have been significantly impacted....   [tags: United Nations, Human rights]

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Dust Bowl Refugee By Woody Guthrie

- “Dust Bowl Refugee” is a native, Anglo-American protest song written by Woody Guthrie in 1938 (Song Timeline) and also performed by him in 1940 and released on Victor-26623 (Online Discography Project), the recording of which was done by Alan Lomax. The song describes, in first person, the hardships of settlers in the section of the United States known as the Dust Bowl, as well as the struggles they faced in fleeing the region and trying to establish new homes in places such as California. This is certainly an appropriate song for discussing the class and social identity of a Southern community affected by migration, because although, the Southern identity is not directly referenced, numero...   [tags: Dust Bowl, Great Plains, Woody Guthrie]

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The Syrian Refugee Issue By Nicholas Kristof

- A year ago I was in a class discussing the Syrian refugee issue. The popular opinion of the class was that we felt like someone needed to save them, however we were scared that if the United States let them in, terrorists would be able to sneak in pretending to be refugees. In Nicholas Kristof’s article, Anne Frank Today is a Syrian Girl, Kristof makes the connection of the American fear of accepting Syrian refugees and the American fear of letting the Jewish refugees in. He explains, “Jews were widely seen as potential Communists or even Nazis....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Antisemitism]

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The United Nation High Commission For Refugee

- I was born in a little country on the west coast of Africa, Liberia, during a time when war was the order of the day. My family and I were forced to relocate against our will to the neighboring country, Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire); I was only 2 years old at the/this time. Things were difficult for my dad, who was trying his best to provide for a family of four without a job, and for those of us trying to learn a new language (Liberia’s primary language is English and French is primarily spoken in Côte d’Ivoire)....   [tags: United States, Learning, United Nations]

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Impact Of The Refugee Crisis On The Middle East

- “Like my status,” “like my photo,” and “like my tweet” are all common phrases that can be overhead in any conversation, whether it is on the street or in your own home. Sharing a post on any social media can result in an explosion of awareness for all those who utilize these platforms. People have started to use social media to raise awareness for serious issues like Black Lives Matter or for simply sharing a video of a dog standing on its hind legs. Many social media platforms, specifically Facebook, have a reputation of posting photos that say, “1 like = 1 prayer.” Even though everyone knows these posts are anything but reliable, many users still tend to share the post and expose it to fri...   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Social media]

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The United Nations High Commissioner Refugees

- The United Nations High Commissioner Refugees (UNHCR) is an international organization that works to protect and assist refugees anywhere in the world, by providing shelter, health, safeguarding individuals, assessing global needs and advocating for those populations (UNHCR, 2016). In fact, the 5 groups the UNHCR helps are refugees in Eastern of Turkey, The diaspora from Africa, refugees in South America, refugees in the Middle East and refugees from Syria (Salopek, 2015). Generally, refugees are those who flee from inevitable, often long-term violence and other difficult living conditions brought on by the war....   [tags: Refugee, Internally displaced person]

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The Conflict Within The United Nations High Commission For Refugees

- As a concept that is becoming commonplace in mainstream society the concept or status or refugee is a concept of high importance in the anthropological study of conflict within and across borders as well as the impact this has on host societies. Refugee is officially defined by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) as a person “who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war, or violence. A refugee has a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group.” (UNHCR, 2016)....   [tags: Refugee, Internally displaced person]

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Effects of War and Organized Violence on Refugees

- In the literature about refugees and the effects of displacement upon them, certain themes are unmistakably persistent. Some of those themes could be found in Satrapi’s, Persepolis, and others could not. When Perry-Jenkins, a psychology professor, gave the Dean’s Reader class a supplementary presentation on the psychology of adolescence, she mentioned that psychological studies predominantly take place in the U.S. She also noted that cross-cultural and longitudinal studies are a more recent phenomenon in the psychology field....   [tags: Refugee Children]

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Refugees In Salva's A Long Walk To Water

- A refugee is a person who is being persecuted for their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion; refugees are everywhere around us and we don’t even know it. Salva, in A Long Walk to Water, was a refugee, and still is. He, along with many others, was a victim of the War in Sudan. He was fearful for his life so he had to flee his home and wound up in America, fulfilling his purpose by giving back to all of the people in Sudan, where he once was victimized....   [tags: Linda Sue Park, Immigration, Refugee]

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The Ugly Side Of The European Union And The Migration / Refugee Crises

- The Ugly Side of the European Union and the Migration/Refugee Crises The domestic issue that the Middle East is facing today is a very complex mind game for Europe and the rest of the world. Countries such as Syria, Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan are encountering religious wars and genocides. Additionally, since the beginning of the Syrian war (2011) and the war happening in Libya, thousands of people in these countries have fled into European borders seeking asylum. With the influx of migrants and refugees crossing Mediterranean boards, European countries are now facing a greater and more complex issue that they have not dealt with since the 1940’s — a migrant and refugee crisis....   [tags: Europe, European Union, France, Immigration]

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The Positive Effects Of After School Programs On Refugee Teenagers

- This article talks about the positive effect of after-school programs on refugee teenagers in Burnaby. It specifically focuses on an after-school program called “Body Worlds and the Brain”, that helps teenage refugee students deal with trauma while giving them a safe environment to gain self-confidence, self-awareness and self-acceptance (Brach 2016). “Body Worlds and the Brain” is a federally funded program that was designed by psychologist Sarina Kot (Brach 2016). It uses activities such as Kung Fu and rope climbing classes to build the confidence of refugee children (Brach 2016)....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Social capital]

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The Arab Refugees

- accumulated wealth). According to the UNCHR (2012), the Qur’an provides (1) instructions for refugees and migrant situations, (2) praises those who assist others in distress, (3) requires the faithful to protect refugees (Surah 9: 100 and 117), (4) qualifies refugees and internally displaced persons to rights and to humane treatment (Surah 8: 72-75, 16: 41), (5) condemns people whose actions prompt mass migration, viewing them as lacking faith in God’s words (2: 84-86), and (5) outlines methods of additional support to those considered more vulnerable women, children and the elderly (4: 2, 9, 36, 75, 98, 127, 17: 34), (UNCHR, 2012, p....   [tags: Refugee, Internally displaced person, Islam]

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The Settlement And Social Inclusion Process Of Immigrant And Refugee Youth

- In this paper we examined how schools shape the settlement and social inclusion process of immigrant and refugee youth. We employed a case study of the education and schooling experiences of immigrant and refugee youth living in a mid-sized immigrant-receiving city in Ontario, Canada. We opened the paper with a discussion the institutional architecture of support for immigrant and refugee youth in the city and then considered how, within these supports, young immigrants and refugees experience education and schooling....   [tags: Sociology, Education, High school, School]

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Impact Of The Health Of Refugee On Australia From Overseas

- 1.0 Introduction A refugee is an individual who has escaped their country of origin and is incompetent to return due to fear of being victimized because of their religion, race and for political or social view (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2006).This essay illustrates some of the main impacts that affect the health of refugee in Australia from overseas. Language is a significant barrier to health, these refugee come from non-English speaking countries and find it hard to access health services....   [tags: Medicine, Health, Health care, Australia]

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Refugee By Milan Dragicevich, With Music By Tim Eriksen

- Over the last two weekends, UMass’ theater department put on their original show, Refugee, written by Milan Dragicevich, with music by Tim Eriksen. The department’s new play dealt with issues surrounding generations of a family, starting with two sisters from a refugee camp during WWII. This production featured multiple types of sound effects along with lots of musical underscores which were played live each night. Additionally, characters all had a relationship with music and used song to communicate with others....   [tags: Performance, Music, Sound, Family]

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Rwanda: Genocide and Refugee Crisis

- "How can I ever forget the scene where my husband was massacred right in my presence. It was a nightmare. It was a nightmare. I live through it every day and it is engraved forever in my memory.” During one April, not so long ago, the world sat back and watched as a turbulent political situation in central Africa turned into something the world will never be able to forget. 800,000 people murdered in just 100 days, 800,000 people needlessly slaughtered at the hands of extremists, 800,000 men, women, and children gone because of a more serious problem rooted in social prejudice and inequality, 800,000 killed in a genocide that the world could do nothing about until it was too late....   [tags: History Genocide Murder Historical Essays]

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Disabled by Wilfred Owens and Refugee Blues by WH Auden

- The poems “Disabled” by Wilfred Owens and “Refugee Blues” by WH Auden both address events that happened during war in Europe, collectively exploring the theme of discrimination, particularly the sense of exclusion and isolation initiated by War. In “Disabled” Owens examines the intricacies of a more interior, personal and psychological torment felt by a veteran from WWI, whereas in “Refugee Blues” Auden stresses the plight and desperation of a group of people and their exteriorly imposed repression....   [tags: war in europe, exclusion, veterans]

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The Portrayal of Journey in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Happiest Refugee

- A journey is the act of travelling from one place to another. Physical journeys in particular involve this simple process, though a physical journey includes more than just movement. Also involved are the challenges and obstacles which face the traveller emotionally. The adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, and Ahn Do’s memoir, The Happiest Refugee, both exhibit this concept of an underlying journey that lays the fundamental bulding blocks of characters. These two texts offer an insight of the emotional side of a journey....   [tags: mark twain, literary analysis]

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Japanese Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act

- In the 1980’s, when Japan’s economy began to grow, the problem that became an issue was that there were not enough workers to keep up with the growth. People were growing older, the younger generation did not like the idea of manual labor and the birth rate had gone down (Asakura, 2008). To help the businesses get the workforce that they needed, the Japanese government amended the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act. While allowing immigrants to come back to Japan they wanted to preserve the racial homogeneity and Japanese cultural heritage and because of their Japanese lineage the Japanese Brazilians were given a special residence status without job restrictions....   [tags: economy, cultural heritage, homeland]

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A Long Walk To Water Analysis

- A Long Walk To Water Crossing unknown territories, going through brutal desert conditions, starving, losing everything that means the most to you, battling everyday for your life, and nearly dieing over ten times; all achieved by Salva Dut. In the book A Long Walk To Water, Linda Sue Park tells the story of who started off as a young boy, that turned into a man before he knew it, struggling everyday in the harsh wilderness. Salva is a true survivor; he lost all his loved ones, overcame dangerous and life-threatening obstacles, and adapted to a new culture, all things an average person wouldn’t be able to handle....   [tags: Refugee, Refugee camp]

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Refugee Displacement and Identity: Finding Home

- Refugee Displacement and Identity: Finding Home When fleeing persecution, winning trust and welcome in a foreign land depends on the meaning of the label of displacement. According to Daniel, the making of modern refugee identity hinges on the right language affixed to your desperation, and right interpretation of this desperation by powerful authorities; proving modern identity can be a deadly game. Modern identity often takes shape in the blending of lines that weren’t supposed to blend. No matter how coded or enforced, labels never hold all of one’s identity in place....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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