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Title Refugees [electronic resource] / Margaret Haerens, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 226 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How serious is the refugee problem? There is a serious refugee problem worldwide / Lavinia Limón ; The boundaries between the refugee and migrant problems are often blurred / José Riera ; Climate refugees are a growing problem / Teresita Perez ; The climate refugee problem is exaggerated / Mike Hulme ; The Iraqi refugee problem is a crisis / Stephen Glain ; The Iraqi refugee problem has been exaggerated / Amir Taheri ; Refugees are a significant national security threat / Thomas Allen ; Refugees are not a serious national security threat / Anna Husarska -- Who is responsible for aiding refugees? The international community should help alleviate the refugee problem / António Guterres ; National governments have an obligation to refugees / David Anthony Denny ; Non-governmental organizations have an obligation to refugees / Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop ; The UN High Commissioner for Refugees should be responsible for the refugee problem / Thomas Albrecht ; The UN High Commissioner for Refugees should have less responsibility for the refugee problem / Mauro De Lorenzo ; The United States should do more for Iraqi refugees / Brian Katulis and Peter Juul ; The United States has done a great deal for Iraqi refugees / Ellen R. Sauerbrey -- What U.S. policies can help alleviate the refugee problem? U.S. immigration policy is working correctly / Ellen R. Sauerbrey ; U.S. immigration policy has made it too difficult for refugees to enter the country / Kerry Howley ; The United States should limit the number of refugees entering the country / Thomas Allen ; Increasing development assistance can help solve the refugee problem / Merrill Smith ; The United States should help refugees wrongly accused of supporting terrorists / Human Rights First ; The United States should be cautious admitting refugees accused of supporting terrorists / Paul Rosenzweig -- What international policies can alleviate the refugee problem? Safe repatriation can alleviate the refugee problem / The Economist ; Resettlement can help solve the refugee problem / United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ; Integration can alleviate the refugee problem / Sarah J. Feldman ; Supporting refugee rights can help the refugee problem / Barbara Harrell-Bond and Mike Kagan ; Refugee camps are a necessary evil / Voice of America.
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Summary Collects essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to refugees, discussing the seriousness of the problem, who is responsible for aiding refugees, and U.S. and international policies.
Subject Refugees.
Refugees -- Government policy.
Added Author Haerens, Margaret.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737742244 (hbk.)
0737742240 (hbk.)
9780737742251 (pbk.)
0737742259 (pbk.)
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