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Written in English


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Pagination484 leaves.
Number of Pages484
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Open LibraryOL14724688M

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  Refugees and immigrants have long been the backbone of societies around the world, and their struggles have been rich fodder for books long before their plight (once again) occupied center stage in geopolitics. Proof that the concept of safe harbor is a luxury for most refugees. Review, "beyond the book article" and reading guide: Zeitoun. Immigration to Canada is the process by which people migrate to Canada for the purpose of residing there—and where a majority go on to become Canadian citizens. [citation needed] Following , Canadian domestic immigration law and policy went through significant changes, most notably with the Immigration Act, , and the current Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) from The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. (shelved 1 time as refugees-and-migration) avg rating — 7 ratings — published Throughout the book, Auger shows numerous examples of Canada scrupulously following the Geneva Convention that regulated conditions for interned enemy armed forces, and extending the same protections to civilian internees and merchant seamen, although their position was not defined or protected under international law.

The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s -- when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well -- the number of clients needing social work services rose dramatically.5/5(2). The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada's largest independent administrative tribunal. It is responsible for making well-reasoned decisions on immigration and refugee matters, efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law. The IRB decides, among other responsibilities, who needs refugee protection among the thousands of claimants who come to Canada annually.   Some point to Canada's immigration system as a model for U.S. reform. Canada is nearly a quarter foreign-born, yet it doesn't seem to wrestle with . Canada admits between more than , immigrants every year. National policy emphasizes rigorous selection to ensure that Canada admits healthy : Morton Beiser.

Refugees Are Not Immigrants I have had the amazing opportunity to work with Burmese refugees for the past three years. The military junta inflicted violence and torture on various ethnic groups in Burma, and an unidentified percentage of the local Burmese community were political prisoners in their home country, victims of human trafficking. TABLES OF CONTENTS [return to top] Volume 1 Number 1 April 1. Sefton, Victor. “And You Shall Tell it to Your Children.” 1, 1: 2. Rome, David. “The Political Consequences of the Jewish School Question, Montreal, ” 1, 1: Foremost among the non-sectarian organizations was the Canadian National Committee on Refugees and Victims of Political Persecution, later shortened to the Canadian National Committee on Refugees (CNCR). It was founded 80 years ago, in , by the League of Nations Society in Canada, then headed by Cairine Wilson, Canada’s first woman senator. Photo: Standing in front of a row of plastic tents a young boy flashes the V-sign in a refugee camp on the border between Syria and Turkey near the northern city of Azaz on December 5, ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images Like our Facebook Page Regardless of their status in a country, both regular and irregular migrants have human rights, including the right to freedom from slavery and.