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ref yooh jee

  • n  an exile who flees for safety

  • The number of global refugees has grown dramatically, and that crisis has now become entangled with the worldwide dilemma over illegal labor migration.
  • The plight of the refugees has improved, thanks to a massive infusion of aid from the alliance.
  • An Iraqi refugee waits to receive food rations at a United Nations center in Douma, Syria.
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  • World Refugee Day celebrated early in Burlington
    World Refugee Day isn't until June 20th, but hundreds gathered Saturday to celebrate.
    June 16, 2013 - WCAX-TV Vermont
  • Celebrities Shine Light on Refugee Dilemma
    One week ahead of World Refugee Day (June 20), the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR is kicking off a campaign to highlight the impact of war on families. International celebrities are lining up in support of the millions of refugees who have been forced to flee their homes, but harbor dreams of resuming the lives they left behind. The campaign runs until the end of the year. Several ...
    June 13, 2013 - Voice of America
  • Refugee students struggle to pass state exams; help bill dies in legislative session
    Representative Susan King had been pushing her refugee bill at the legislative session that just ended for refugee students who need to learn English and have never been in a formal school setting, to be granted more time to pass the state tests.
    June 12, 2013 - KTXS Abilene

  • Angelina Jolie in
    I was saddened to meet a 21-year-old woman who was born in a refugee camp, who has never even been out of the camp and is now raising her own child in a camp,Jolie said.
  • Sydney Schanberg in 940 News
    That was the phrase he used from the very first day, during our wondrous reunion in the refugee camp,Schanberg said later.
  • Marc Garlasco in FOXNews
    What we're saying is the use of white phosphorus in densely populated areas like a refugee camp is showing that the Israelis are not taking all feasible precautions,said Marc Garlasco, a senior military analyst for the rights group. "It's...

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