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Refugees in America in the 1990s

a reference handbook

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Refugees -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by David W. Haines.
      ContributionsHaines, David W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV640.4.U54 R425 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 467 p. ;
      Number of Pages467
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL813624M
      ISBN 100313293449
      LC Control Number95050902

      China was the largest source nation of refugees for the U.S. with , in , followed by El Salvador, Mexico and Guatemala. However, because the scale of the total refugee migration to the U.S. is relatively small, contribution of any source nation is correspondingly minor. Civil wars, violence and tyrannical regimes will keep displacing.   In the s, New York resettled more than three times the number of refugees of any other metropolitan area (15 percent of the total), but by the s, the proportion had dropped to 5 percent of the total (although this was still a larger share than any other metro area).

      The total number of South Sudanese refugees has now passed 2 million, it is the largest refugee crisis in Africa, and the third largest in the world, after Syria and Afghanistan. Sadly, 63 percent of South Sudanese refugees are under the age of The majority of those fleeing South Sudan are women and children. The Haitian refugee crisis that began in , saw the US Coast Guard collect Haitian refugees and take them to a refugee camp at Guantanamo Bay. They were fleeing by boat after Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the democratically elected president of Haiti, was overthrown and the military government was persecuting his followers. The first camp reached a maximum of 12, people.

        MEDITERRANEAN is the first book from the editors of Warscapes!. Order now! The Mediterranean Sea has become a harrowing gauntlet for hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants each year. Through the intimacy and immediacy of fiction, poetry, photography and reportage, MEDITERRANEAN explores these turbulent journeys. Featuring Edwidge Danticat, . While the U.S. began taking in large numbers of Iraqi refugees in , it did relatively little to address the Gulf War's refugee crisis. In , Iraqi refugees totalled million. Liberia. The civil war in Liberia resulted in , refugees.


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Two overview chapters introduce the U.S. refugee program and the general patterns in resettlement and adaptation. The chapters cover the origins of the program, its development through successive waves of Refugees in America in the 1990s book and layers of legislation, the life experiences that refugees bring with them.

This volume began with the intention simply to update a reference volume on refugees published by Greenwood Press in However, the sharp changes in the situation of refugees over the last decade, the expansion in the quantity and quality of research on refugees, and the need to recognize a broader range of refugee groups have resulted in an entirely new book--two thirds.

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Refugees in America in the s A Reference Handbook. by David W. Haines. The best, most up-to-date introduction to refugees in late 20th-century America. Refugees in America in the s: a reference handbook. in the United States by Philip A. Holman Patterns in Refugee Resettlement and Adaptation by David W.

Haines The Refugees Afghans by Juliene G. Lipson and Patricia A. Omidian Chinese from Southeast Asia by John K. Whitmore Cubans by Joseph Coleman Eastern Europeans by Elzbieta M.

Refugees in America The Pulitzer Prize-winning Viet Thanh Nguyen tells stories about people poised between their devastated homeland and their affluent adopted country.

By. Haitian refugees at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba, Sept. 7, AP Photo/Doug Mills US turned away thousands of Haitian. Mrs. Ogata talked about her book The Turbulent Decade: Confronting the Refugee Crises of the s, published by W.

Norton and the book. From the author of The Sympathizer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Refugees is the second piece of fiction from a powerful voice in American letters, praised as “beautiful and heartrending” (Joyce Carol Oates, New Yorker), “terrific” (Chicago Tribune), and “an important and incisive book” (Washington Post).

Published in hardcover to astounding /5(3). This statistic shows the number of refugees admitted to the U.S. from the fiscal year of to the fiscal year of During the fiscal year of30, refugees were admitted to the.

Looking at the challenges of the s, the book examines the population shifts in the former Soviet region; the Kurdish exodus from northern Iraq following the Gulf War; the increasingly restrictive asylum policies in Europe and North America; and the recent crises in the Balkans, the Great Lakes region of Africa, East Timor and the Caucasus.

The Refugees is by Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, a book that won many awards. This collection is a very fine group of short stories, which are tender and moving.

In the first story, a woman who is a ghost writer for other authors is haunted by her own ghost-her dead brother who has returned, lost, to seek out answers/5.

This book tells the core of Madeleine’s story. She didn’t know her own Jewish background until the s. She fled from Czechoslovakia in the s and the s with her family. So it’s a human story. “Albert Einstein, who founded the IRC, was a refugee to the US.

Andy Grove, who founded Intel, was a refugee to the US. As many as refugees annually have been arriving here in recent years — from Syria, Iraq, Bhutan, Congo, among other countries.

In fact, the Mayor’s office says refugees make up some 18% of. This particular community has been the site of resettlement of more t refugees from many countries between andincluding about 4, Bosnian refugees between and The book tells the story of the psychological, socio-cultural and economic adaptations of the Bosnian refugees to this community.

Every story in The Refugees succeeds on its own terms, but the most affecting one, perhaps, is "The Other Man," about an year-old man named Liem who seeks refuge in America inafter the. The historical novel Refugee weaves the stories of three refugee families fleeing their homes in different parts of the world and during different time periods: Germany in the s, Cuba in the s and Syria just a few years ago.

The book is a nominee for the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award and was written by Alan Gratz — who actually won the award last year and has a second book. In Philadelphia, for example, what began with 15 refugees aboard a ship called the Charming Sally in turned into a flood of more than 3, refugees by As events on Saint-Domingue Author: Nicholas Foreman.

Again, we need recognition, understanding, and to listen to the voices of others in order to create a more accepting world. So to that end, below please find ten novels (plus a bonus) about the immigrant experience in America, all published in the last ten years.

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