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    The position for Commissioner of Religious Affairs always stood out to me. Helping others, praising God, and being a good role model to follow is what I love to do. I was Commissioner of Religious Affairs this year and I learned a lot during my term. It’s not a job only about helping the Campus Ministry director. You must help the school be more involved with service and strengthen their christian character. I want to continue that at Providence High School and emphasize on the core values. I believe I am very qualified for this job and I’m prepared to give my best for the position. Being Commissioner of Religious Affairs is rewarding and shows great character. To be the student leader of all religious duties shows that you are devoted and a good example to follow. That’s why I love this position. I really enjoy devoting my time, effort, and work into volunteering and doing what God wants me to do, from helping the elderly to improving the Core Team. I also enjoy being a leader. A leader provides guidance and direction for the best choice. They care about their followers and themselves. It’s a balance between…

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    opinions have been presented by historians as to why the civil war broke out. From the Northern perspective the South was just trying to protect its undiversified economy which relied heavily on slavery. Whereas, the South viewed the war as a result of conflicting interests between the federal government and states rights. In Charles Drew’s writings; Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War, he gives examples which support his claim that…

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    This definition includes “any solid, liquid, gas, odor, hear, sound, vibration, radiation or combination of any of them resulting in directly or indirectly from human activities that causes or may cause an adverse effect”. In this case sand is considered a solid that may cause adverse effects resulting from indirect human activities, as elaborated on below. This is strongly supported in the R. v. Toronto Electric Commissioners case where a contaminant is looked at its capacity to impair. In…

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    Syrian Refugees Analysis

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    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that nearly 4.8 million Syrian civilians have fled their homes to neighboring countries and abroad, while approximately 8.7 are predicted to be displaced within Syrian borders (UNHCR, 2016). While this may arguably be the biggest refugee crisis of our time (United Nations, 2016), the world’s wealthiest countries are slow to accept refugees into their borders. While some countries are unwilling to accept any refugees at all, some…

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    The first step of the process is to address the priority of the specific individual. There are three distinctions of priority currently in use as according to the United States Citizenship and Immigration services: priority one, “cases that are identified and referred to the program by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, a United States Embassy, or a designated non-governmental organization”; priority two, “groups of special humanitarian concern identified by the US refugee…

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    The African Union is unique in having a convention that specifically addresses the protection needs of IDPs, Africa union Convention for the protection and Assistance of internally displaced persons in Africa. Finally, the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) provides protection and humanitarian assistance to IDPs and stateless individuals in addition to 1951 Convention refugees. However, the international human rights law applies to all situations, whether during peacetime or…

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    with adjustments made to the current proceedings and systems, along with the much needed therapy. Host countries have seen some development and benefits from taking in refugees as well (Zetter, Roger, and Ruaudel 6-10). Consumption has increased, therefore more money is being spent and going towards the locals for goods, essentially boosting the economy (Zetter, Roger, and Ruaudel 6-10). Skilled refugees have also helped fill job areas where the countries were previously lacking (Zetter, Roger,…

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    Refugee One

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    The organization works to manage migration, promote international cooperation to deal with migration issues and finds practical solutions to cope with specific crises regarding refugees. The High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has two branches; the Division of Operational Services and the Division of International Protection Services. It determines “refugee status” and advocates and seeks solutions for the refugees. A main piece of legislation is the Refugee Act of 1980, with a main goal of…

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    main question is what is the most effective and reasonable way we can aid this crisis and help the refugees, without serious consequences? Summarize: In “Regulating Human Rights: International Organizations, Flexible Standards, and International Refugee Law” Jill Goldenziel discuss possible solutions in further improving how refugees are currently handled. Currently there are international laws and treaties which enforce numerous details. This includes who can qualify as a refugee, how they can…

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    need to be taken by the world leaders to provide aid to the refugees who flee their home country in hopes of being able to obtain peace and live in freedom. Thus, all Syrian refugees who pass the required background and security screenings, should be granted asylum in the United States of America. An ideology that until recent events many Americans shared, but since the attacks on Paris and an increase of islamophobia in the media, many have been misconstrued to believe that resettling Syrian…

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