An Explanatory Synthesis On Refugees Entering The United States Of America

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An Explanatory Synthesis on the Sources “How to Know When Migrant Gravy Train Arrives in Your Town” by Leo Hohmann and Attitudes toward Refugees Entering the United States of America by Sarah M. Bullard

According to The United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) there were more than forty-five million refugees seeking asylum in the world in 2012 (UNHCR 2012). With this large number, the question of whether the U.S. people want these refugees immigrating into their country is a large topic of issue. In the article “How to Know When Migrant Gravy Train Arrives in Your Town” by Leo Hohmann and in the essay Attitudes toward Refugees Entering the United States of America by Sarah M. Bullard, each of these authors discuss the attitudes towards the issue of refugees entering the United States. The following will provide information about these sources positions on, the definition of a refugee, the variables that affect people’s views on refugees entering the U.S., and the tone in which each of the authors deliver their positions. In the article “How to Know When a Migrant Gravy Train Arrives in Your Town”, Leo Hohmann defines refugees as a type of tool for government official’s to use to grow the government. He describes a plan, from a White House report, in which several government agencies are involved in the welcoming of refugees. Hohmann also states that some state governments have already started implementing new programs to meet refugee’s needs. He also mentions…

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