Refugees Could Pose a Threat to the U.S.

Refugees Could Pose a Threat to the U.S.

Taking on staggering numbers of refugees demonstrates compassion, but could it also pose a threat to the U.S.? According to Odyssey, there seems to be opposing views on the subject. Immigration author and journalist Roy Beck compares immigrants to candy. He questions that if only three out of 100 candies are poisoned, is it worth the […]

Refugees and the Difficulties They Face

Refugees and the Difficulties They Face

There are more refugees, internally displaced people and asylum seekers worldwide today than there has been since World War II.  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  (UNHCR) conducted research and collected data from different governmental and non-governmental organizations at the end of 2013 and found that the number of forcibly displaced people was 51.2 million. […]

Refugees: Thousands Left Displaced by Heavy-Handed Kenyan Policies

Refugees: Thousands Left Displaced by Heavy-Handed Kenyan Policies

Refugees by the thousands are left displaced by heavy-handed Kenyan policies. For two years, refugees from all over Kenya have been migrating near Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. Many of the refugees now displaced in Kenya are Somalis, who were previously displaced from Somalia in 2007. On July 5, many lives were lost due to […]