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EU Refugee Policies: Part. 1- Hot Spots & Resettlement Programs

One year after the EU-Turkey agreement was brought into effect, there are conflicting reports regarding the success of the program, as well as the feasibility of multilateral European refugee programs.  835 more words

Social Issues

Standing Committee on Legal and Social Issues: Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria.

The Parliamentary Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria held its first public hearing on Friday 17 March, 2017.

I was honoured to be invited to give evidence. 43 more words

Claire Seppings

Avoiding risky sea journey, Syrian refugees head to Italy 'pronto' | AFP

Beirut (AFP) – Just before midnight in a sleepy district of Beirut, dozens of Syrian refugees huddle in small groups around bulging suitcases, clutching their pinging cellphones and one-way tickets to Italy. 783 more words


Ashley Community Housing

On 14th March, I visited Ashley Community Housing to discuss their impressive work in the resettlement of refugees. Ashley Community Housing is a thriving social enterprise that puts people before profits. 120 more words


Long Term Implications of the President's Executive Order

In last week’s blog we addressed the short term implication’s of the President’s new executive order on both refugees and residents here and abroad. Today, the executive Order would have officially taken. 587 more words


The Refugee Challenge: Syrians in America

NEW YORK, 20 Sep. – Feroz Adnan, who arrived in the U.S. this past June, fidgeted with her cell phone and tried to hide the tears in her eyes when she talked about the problems she is facing as a refugee. 1,012 more words


The Refugee Stories Captivating the UK Twittersphere

Karissa Singh

It is a reality of human behavior that people usually relate better to stories than to facts and reasoned analysis. Stories have the power to motivate, compel, and persuade – to create a movement or call people to action. 2,106 more words