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AllAfrica.com
East Africa Refugee Crisis - We Need More Action, Less Rhetoric On Responsibility Sharingthe longer-term development needs of both refugees and hosting communities. In
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the longer-term development needs of both refugees and hosting communities. In June, the Government of Uganda and the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, convened the Uganda Solidarity Summit in Kampala with the goal of raising USD 2 billion to support... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Migrants in Yemen Beaten, Starved, Sexually Violated, Chainedthe number of Somali refugees and Ethiopian migrants estimated to have come to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
the number of Somali refugees and Ethiopian migrants estimated to have come to Yemen was over 117,000, according to the UN Refugee agency UNHCR. "IOM thinks that the trend of Ethiopian migrants coming to Yemen in 2017, most likely to transit... Read more
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The China Post
UN seeks funds as South Sudanese refugees in Uganda surpass 1 millionin more than 1 million people who have fled the conflict in South Sudan, but fu
The China Post / Posted 17 hours ago
in more than 1 million people who have fled the conflict in South Sudan, but funds to aid the refugees are running low, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday. Over the past year, 1,800 South Sudanese have been crossing the border to Uganda... Read more
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Gulf News
Rights groups slam ‘outrageous’ Indian plan to deport Rohingyadirected state authorities to identify and deport all illegal immigrants includ
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
directed state authorities to identify and deport all illegal immigrants including Rohingya, even those registered with the UN refugee agency.“Indian authorities are well aware of the human rights violations Rohingya Muslims have had to face in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Visits East Darfur CampSuleiman, Minister of International Cooperation of the new National Reconciliat
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Suleiman, Minister of International Cooperation of the new National Reconciliation Government of Sudan, met with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for Sudan, Noriko Yoshida on Monday. During the meeting the Sudanese minister... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
1 million South Sudanese refugees now in Ugandarefugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of peop
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
refugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan's civil war and the UN refugee agency urges the international community to donate more for humanitarian assistance. An average of 1,800 South... Read more
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International Business Times
One million South Sudanese refugees have found safety in Uganda - but resources are running low $674m is needed for South Sudanese refugees this year, but so far only a fifth
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
$674m is needed for South Sudanese refugees this year, but so far only a fifth of this amount has been received," the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said in a statement. "Recent arrivals continue to speak of barbaric violence, with armed groups... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, says UNrefugee crisis. Ugandan officials said they are overwhelmed by the flow of peo
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
refugee crisis. Ugandan officials said they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan's civil war and the UN refugee agency urged the international community to donate more for humanitarian assistance. An average of 1,800 South... Read more
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Gulf News
Kitchen gardens cultivate bond between refugees, Kenyan hostsboth for them and their host community.But some refugee farmers have complained
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
both for them and their host community.But some refugee farmers have complained about water rationing introduced by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) after it discovered they were irrigating their gardens with fresh water from their daily... Read more
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The Hindu
UN says 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Ugandarefugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of peop
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
refugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan’s civil war and the UN refugee agency urges the international community to donate more for humanitarian assistance. An average of 1,800 South... Read more
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dna
1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN saysrefugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of peop
dna / Posted yesterday
refugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan's civil war and the UN refugee agency urges the international community to donate more for humanitarian assistance. An average of 1,800 South... Read more
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CTV News
One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN saysrefugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of peop
CTV News / Posted yesterday
refugee crisis. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan's civil war and the UN refugee agency urges the international community to donate more for humanitarian assistance. An average of 1,800 South... Read more
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BBC News
South Sudan conflict: Poet Emi Mahmoud on Uganda refugee landmarklandmark More than one million South Sudanese refugees have now fled into Ugan
BBC News / Posted yesterday
landmark More than one million South Sudanese refugees have now fled into Uganda to escape the conflict, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Slam poet Emi Mahmoud, whose family were forced to leave Sudan when she was a child, performs a... Read more
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BBC News
Eritrean priest in Italy denies 'people smuggling'life' Almost 1,000 people are thought to have drowned in waters between Libya
BBC News / Posted yesterday
life' Almost 1,000 people are thought to have drowned in waters between Libya and Italy this year, according to the UN refugee agency. Mr Zerai believes the key to tackling the crisis is better leadership across Africa. "It's not easy to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Starbucks lends a hand to East Bay nonprofit that trains refugees for jobsIt has pledged to hire 10,000 refugees by 2022 and said it has partnered with t
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
It has pledged to hire 10,000 refugees by 2022 and said it has partnered with the International Rescue Committee and the UN Refugee Agency to train and employ refugees. “Refugees possess exceptional qualities and determination in creating a new... Read more
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Breitbart
UN Fears for Thousands Trapped on Syria-Jordan Border2011 with anti-government protests. Jordan shares a desert border of more than
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
2011 with anti-government protests. Jordan shares a desert border of more than 370 kilometers (230 miles) with Syria. The UN refugee agency says it has registered more than 650,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan since the conflict began. Amman says it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Demands Additional UN Funds for RefugeesSuleiman, Minister of International Cooperation of the new National Reconciliat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Suleiman, Minister of International Cooperation of the new National Reconciliation Government of Sudan, met with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for Sudan, Noriko Yoshida on Monday. During the meeting the Sudanese minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
70 Burundian Refugees Return in Pilot Project of Repatriationtrucks carrying 70 refugees crossed the border to Burundi in Gatumba accompanie
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
trucks carrying 70 refugees crossed the border to Burundi in Gatumba accompanied by CNR (Norwegian Council of Refugee), UN Refugee agency and Congolese authorities. Congolese authorities handed them to the Burundian ones at Gatumba border. They... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India to deport all Rohingya Muslims, flood situation worsens in Bihar, Pakistan govt websites hacked: Top stories to bring you up to dateGovt All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal i
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
Govt All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters. Junior interior... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India aims to deport all Rohingya Muslims, even those with UN registrationAll of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigra
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters. Junior interior minister Kiren... Read more
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Aljazeera
India plans to deport thousands of Rohingya refugeesgovernment is looking to deport an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims back to My
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
government is looking to deport an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar, including those registered with the UN refugee agency, a senior official has said. Deputy Interior Minister Kiren Rijiju told Reuters news agency over the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Debunking Israel's UN-bias claimsoccupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as "ugly". The same month, Netanyahu
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as "ugly". The same month, Netanyahu called for the dismantling of UNRWA, the UN refugee agency. Such attacks have led some to question Haley's claims that Israel is a victim of bullying, rather than... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslimsinto Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya l
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
India in talks to deport 40,000 'illegal' Rohingyainto Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya l
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingyainto Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya l
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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EuroNews
India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingyaborder into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohi
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
border into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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The Star
India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingyainto Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya l
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
German Foreign Minister Visits South Sudan Refugees in Ugandaschools, children are taught under trees. At this school, Minister Gabriel giv
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
schools, children are taught under trees. At this school, Minister Gabriel gives footballs to some of the children. The UN refugee agency would probably have preferred money. The UN needs 624 million euros ($731 million) to support the South... Read more
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Reuters
India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingyainto Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya l
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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dna
India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingyainto Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya l
dna / Posted 7 days ago
into Hindu-majority India. New Delhi says only around 14,000 of the Rohingya living in India are registered with the UN refugee agency, making the rest illegal and liable to be sent back. India is not a signatory to UN conventions on refugees... Read more
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Canberra Times
Angry Labor MPs confront shadow minister in secret meeting over 'silence' on refugee deathMurray Watt, Jenny McAllister and Sue Lines - visited Mr Neumann in his parliam
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Murray Watt, Jenny McAllister and Sue Lines - visited Mr Neumann in his parliamentary office to voice their concerns. The UN Refugee Agency says the Australian government is not honouring an agreement to allow some asylum seekers on Manus Island... Read more
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The Age
Angry Labor MPs confront shadow minister in secret meeting over 'silence' on refugee deathMurray Watt, Jenny McAllister and Sue Lines - visited Mr Neumann in his parliam
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Murray Watt, Jenny McAllister and Sue Lines - visited Mr Neumann in his parliamentary office to voice their concerns. The UN Refugee Agency says the Australian government is not honouring an agreement to allow some asylum seekers on Manus Island... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Angry Labor MPs confront shadow minister in secret meeting over 'silence' on refugee deathMurray Watt, Jenny McAllister and Sue Lines - visited Mr Neumann in his parliam
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Murray Watt, Jenny McAllister and Sue Lines - visited Mr Neumann in his parliamentary office to voice their concerns. The UN Refugee Agency says the Australian government is not honouring an agreement to allow some asylum seekers on Manus Island... Read more
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DW
German foreign minister visits South Sudan refugees in Uganda |schools, children are taught under trees. At this school, Minister Gabriel giv
DW / Posted 8 days ago
schools, children are taught under trees. At this school, Minister Gabriel gives footballs to some of the children. The UN refugee agency would probably have preferred money. The UN needs 624 million euros ($731 million) to support the South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦under the Emergency Law. Last... UNHCR concerned about incidents in White Nile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
under the Emergency Law. Last... UNHCR concerned about incidents in White Nile refugee camp August 6 - 2017 KHARTOUM The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised serious concerns about disturbances in the El Waral camp for South Sudanese refugees in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A French farmer who helped migrants crossing from Italy has been sentencedinto Europe from North Africa — more than 96,000 of them arriving in Italy. Al
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
into Europe from North Africa — more than 96,000 of them arriving in Italy. Already this year, 2,417 have died attempting the crossing, according to figures from the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). Agence France-Presse reporting was used in this s... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Refugee Olympic Team: Where are they now?to compete as a marathon runner at Tokyo 2020, says. “I was not aware that my l
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
to compete as a marathon runner at Tokyo 2020, says. “I was not aware that my life could be changed so I am grateful to the UN Refugee Agency and the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation. “Most people hear about refugees but they have not met any person... Read more
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BBC News
French migrant helper Cédric Herrou gets suspended jail termhave suffered violence, including rape, but they do not qualify for asylum if t
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
have suffered violence, including rape, but they do not qualify for asylum if they are not victims of persecution. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says nearly 118,000 have reached southern Europe by sea so far this year, more than 96,500 of whom... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Says It Is Processing Tanzanian Refugees' Repatriationrepatriation of refugees from the Nduta camp in Tanzania. This reaction comes a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
repatriation of refugees from the Nduta camp in Tanzania. This reaction comes after refugees staged a protest in front of UN refugee Agency's offices in Nduta, Tanzania on Monday. They wanted to be repatriated to Burundi immediately and are... Read more
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Rappler
'Escalating crisis' as Pacific refugee camp closure looms – UNhanging from a tree by children near their school, "highlights the precarious s
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
hanging from a tree by children near their school, "highlights the precarious situation for vulnerable people" there, the UN Refugee Agency said in a statement. It added that it was "gravely concerned" by the deteriorating conditions and warned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Concerned About Incidents in White Nile Refugee CampKhartoum — The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised serious concerns about dist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Khartoum — The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised serious concerns about disturbances in the El Waral camp for South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state last week. El Waral camp, with more than 50,000 South Sudanese, is the largest refugee camp... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aid to South Sudan Through Sudan Extendeddisplaced to Kalma camp. In Jebel Marra, aid organisations are working together
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
displaced to Kalma camp. In Jebel Marra, aid organisations are working together to respond to the needs of the people. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) received €3.1 million from the EU to assist new South Sudanese arrivals in the country. On 17... Read more
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heraldscotland
The one-time Hollywood 'wild child' turned humanitarian at the centre of row over the treatment of poor children– from, respectively, Cambodia, Vietnam and Ethiopia. In recent years Jolie ha
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
– from, respectively, Cambodia, Vietnam and Ethiopia. In recent years Jolie has worked tirelessly on behalf of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. She became a Goodwill Ambassador in 2001, travelling to more than 50 countries and meeting refugee... Read more
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Gulf News
Refugee athlete makes big strides since Riolife-changing experience for her.“I never thought that I would be able to go an
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
life-changing experience for her.“I never thought that I would be able to go and compete somewhere like Rio,” she said in a UN Refugee Agency interview after the Games. “It has really made my heart to be open because before I participated in sports,... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Can Japan survive without immigrants?million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 days ago
million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though Japan is the fourth-largest donor to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2016, it accepted just 28 refugees from a total of 10,901 applicants. Graying population Japan... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Can Japan survive without immigrants?million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 days ago
million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though Japan is the fourth-largest donor to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2016, it accepted just 28 refugees from a total of 10,901 applicants. Graying population Japan... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Can Japan survive without immigrants?million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 days ago
million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though Japan is the fourth-largest donor to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2016, it accepted just 28 refugees from a total of 10,901 applicants. Graying population Japan... Read more
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News 8000
Can Japan survive without immigrants?million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though
News 8000 / Posted 16 days ago
million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though Japan is the fourth-largest donor to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2016, it accepted just 28 refugees from a total of 10,901 applicants. Graying population Japan... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Can Japan survive without immigrants?million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though Japan is the fourth-largest donor to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2016, it accepted just 28 refugees from a total of 10,901 applicants. Graying population Japan... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Can Japan survive without immigrants?million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
million legal immigrants, Yucel considers himself one of the lucky ones. Though Japan is the fourth-largest donor to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2016, it accepted just 28 refugees from a total of 10,901 applicants. Graying population Japan... Read more
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