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    Syrian Refugees Analysis

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    Spring, which quickly lead to bloody civil war. Since the war in Syria began, an estimated 13.5 million Syrians have sought refuge in neighboring countries and further (UNHCR, 2016). The United States has welcomed only a small percentage of these migrants, and recent terror attacks has stirred fear of these refugees to the American people. Current political elections have focused heavily on Syrian refugees and some states have even gone as far as vocalizing their anti-refugee and anti-Muslim policies, refusing to allow refugees to settle in their borders. Refugees currently on American soil face racism, isolation, and a lack of resources. A large number of refugees…

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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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    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 refugees…

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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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    opposition of accepting refugees is the evidence that host countries are suffering from the bombardment of the refugees and as a result, their livelihood has taken a toll. In the article “Development and Protection Challenges of the Syrian Refugee Crisis,” Zetter, Roger, and Ruaudel focus primarily on the negative effects the Syrian refugee crisis has had on the neighboring countries to Syria. Jordan and Lebanon already are filled with Iraqi and Palestinian refugees, and with thousands of Syrian…

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    Refugee One

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    Refugees have existed ever since there has been conflict in the world; both World Wars, displacement of Jews and Palestinians, the India and Pakistan border conflict, and even the aftermath of Japanese imperialism. Although refugees have been a huge issue throughout history, the recent crisis has brought over one million refugees into Europe in just 2015. Today, more than 65 million people are forced out of their home country as a result of persecution, violence or natural disasters. The…

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    Topic and Main Question: My topic for this paper will be the Syrian refugee crisis. My 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…

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    Out of the 2.45 million refugees that were recognised or resettled, Australia gave assistance to 0.48% (11,756) of the majority. This may be seen as only a small portion, but this has significantly changed each of those individual’s lives. Based on UNHCR also known as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Australia takes greatly more refugees than the others per capita basis. But bear in mind that the UNHCR only manages less than 1% of the refugees globally. The contributions from each…

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    2004, Canada and the United States implemented the Safe Third Country Agreement – a bilateral agreement modeled after the (then) Dublin Convention of the European Union (Macklin, 2005; Arbel, 2013). As a vital bilateral agreement between Canada and the United States, has the Safe Third Country Agreement caused more harmful implications surrounding refugee claimants than beneficial? Indeed, the Safe Third Country Agreement has caused adverse implications for refugee claimants, as a multitude of…

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    Refugees: debunking the myths of the European Refugee Crisis. In 2015 Europe received as many as 1 Million refugees escaped war-torn nations by sea to reach Europe and this is only those that came across the Mediterranean Sea. Germany took in 1.1 million refugees in 2015, in one year Germanys population increased my 1.1 million people. This means millions more people in need of a home, food, water and access to their basic rights. This means that European countries are trying to accommodate for…

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