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refugee dilemma in Europe and Asia and the United States response

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Operations.

refugee dilemma in Europe and Asia and the United States response

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, June 20, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Operations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Asia.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Refugees -- Europe.,
    • Refugees -- Asia.,
    • Refugees -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .F647 1990b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1987335M
      LC Control Number90602732

      According to the United Nations, developing countries, mostly in Africa, are taking in a disproportionate number of refugees — currently 80% of the world’s refugee population. Europe faced its worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, with more than 1 million people applying for asylum in and again in As the systems that were designed to manage these flows are under intense pressure—not least the Common European Asylum System (CEAS)—the international community needs new ideas to manage mixed.

      Throughout history, war, communal violence and persecution have uprooted people. The last fifty years have been no exception. With over a million people recently forced from their homes in places like Kosovo, East Timor and Chechnya, it is clear that the problem of forced human displacementwill remain a major concern of the international community in the next . Europe Direct is a service to help you find answers A comprehensive policy response and a long-term view are essential to turn the perceived threat in the public debate into an opportunity. The degree to which refugees are integrated, in particular into An economic take on the refugee crisis). (((( The (() (File Size: KB.

      4 The Refugee Crisis in Europe and the Middle East much harder for refugees to seek safety in Europe and, in some cases, deprives refugees of the protections they should be afforded under international law. In addition, countries along the Balkan transit route—including Serbia, Macedonia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria—have closed theirFile Size: 3MB. Europe and Central Asia are among the most important regions in terms of migratory flows – with Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and France hosting the highest numbers of the estimated million non-European Union (EU) nationals residing in Europe. The two sub-regions combined host million migrants, representing per cent of the.


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