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GLB 1010: Introduction to Global Studies: About migrants and refugees

Resources to support independent research projects for this course

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

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Culture profiles


The Cultural Orientation Resource Center has many resources for refugees and people who assist them, including About Refugees.  See Refugee Backgrounders for some refugee groups in the U.S., including Afghans (pdf) and Muslim Refugees (pdf)

U.S government services for refugees

The United States Office of Refugee Resettlement is part of the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services


From the Office of Refugee Resettlement in the Office of Administration for Children and Families, you can read the ORR Guide to Children Entering the United States Unaccompanied, a summary of ORR policies for the placement, release and care of unaccompanied children in ORR custody.

Books

Images

 

CBS News has a photo gallery on child immigrants from Central America

Road to Refuge

BBC Report on refugees includes a slideshow "50 Years of Refugees." Click on the image to open in a new window.

About child refugees/migrants

United Nations High Commission on Refugees->Who We Serve->

Children


Document:  UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Documentary

Between Borders: American Migrant Crisis (24:43)
Documentary video from the New York Times

"From Central America, thousands of children fleeing poverty and danger make multiple attempts to reach the United States despite increased efforts by Mexico to turn them back."

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Immigration and emigration news from the New York Times

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