“It was the last time I would see them for 14 years.” Uong, who is a Vietnamese refugee, fled his home at the age of 10—being separated from his family for 14 years (Uong). Being a refugee is rough as it requires one to leave his home country and to start a new life in a completely different world. According to Yen Le Espiritu, a "refugee" is described as a person who harbors "a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion" (Espiritu 209). There are many variations of refugee groups as countless minority groups have left their homeland due to reasons such as persecution. Cambodian Refugees and Vietnamese Refugees are both minority groups in the United States today whom have fled their homeland to escape communism and persecution. These groups have suffered many conflicts and overcome many obstacles in order to rid themselves of persecution and in order to gain the freedom that all humans should possess. Although Cambodian Refugees and Vietnamese Refugees are two different groups, they possess both similarities and differences. Cambodian Refugees and Vietnamese Refugees share differences when it pertains to the topic of war, when it pertains to the topic of hardships faced while fleeing one’s homeland and to the topic of adjusting to life in America—while also sharing similarities when it pertains to adjusting to life in America.
One of the world's most persecuted group of people in this world are the Rohingya they are a muslim group that haven't found a place to seattle and live there lives in peace.Can you imagine your life you had to be constantly running for your life and even have to take chances with your life, That is a everyday experience for the Rohingya.
Refugees started because of war and economic problems in their countries that force them out of their homes, and rob their children of having an educated life. Refugees tend to stay in refugee camps, but while staying in camps, they don’t have any job opportunities which makes it extremely hard to care for a family with zero income. In order to leave the camps for jobs, an education, and housing, their relatives have to get them and bring them to their country. All refugees that would like to leave the camp must have a visa.
The refugees have found themselves resettled in new countries while some of them are in UN refugee camps. Those in refugee camps are left to worry about their situation while lamenting the civil wars and hoping that one day one time they will go back to their homes are re-establish themselves. Their dreams were shuttered by this epidemic since the young who had not completed their studies were forced to terminate their studies unexpectedly. Those who had businesses to run had no mote chance of the same since they were forced to flee for the fear of their lives, (UNICEF, 2014). Some reported the Asian interpreter that they could not have fled if not for the fear of their lives, they said they valued their country and that it was very precious to them. The families further urged the media house not to use their last name or the fear that their relatives in the host countries would be punished if it was discovered that they did the interviews. Others have always found asylum in host countries. Most of the destination-countries are Arabic speaking thus the immigrants definitely find it easier to fit in the population added to the fact that they speak both Arabic and Turkish. They have resettled and joined the rest of the population in daily
A refugee is defined as a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war or persecution. Since the communist victory in Vietnam in 1975, Australia has become a desirable location for hundreds of thousands of refugees as a result of the pleasant lifestyle and an abundance of employment opportunities. The experiences of Indochinese refugees in the 1970’s and present day refugees contain both similar and contrasting elements. Refugees no longer flee from countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos instead they arrive to Australia from war-ravaged nations in the Middle East such as Iraq and Syria. Nevertheless, these countries are all victims of war and people continue to seek refuge as a consequence of conflict and fear
Belonging in society is challenging for specific groups of people and they can be demoralised by this greatly and that can have a huge effect on their working life or social life but after being accepted or being resilient, their life can become much better. In The Happiest Refugee Anh Do overcomes exclusion is various ways after he has fled from his own country to Australia. Sometimes Anh is affected by the ostracisation by some people in the new community that he has become a part of in Australia.
Today immigration is one of the issues central to international affairs/economies of states. Currently many people are inhabited out side their home/birth country. According to UNHCR statistics, more than 100 million people are internally displaced/ living in refugee camps and/or are stateless (UNHCR statistics,2016). In
Although most immigrants are Hispanic, at least 11% of the newcomers are from India, Vietnam and China. Immigrants from all over the world come for the same three things: economic, religious, and political freedom. The countries the people have escaped from are riddled with thousands of obstacles ranging from political unrest, religious persecution to poverty and oppression. Hoping for a better life for themselves and their loved ones, immigrants experience multiple trials and unthinkable horrors on their journey towards
The Rohingya Muslims have tried many things to cope with these attacks, resulting in both good and bad outcomes. For most of the Rohingyas, they were either kicked
Many refugees have a hard time adjusting to their new culture because they are not accepted by their peers and community. First of all, in the article “Children of War”, the author states, “Sometimes I wished I’d stayed there, watching the war, rather than being here, safe, but without
Everyday, people all over the world are removed from their homes and forced to leave. You could be pushed out of your house from a foreclosure, or pushed out of your country from an extremist. In society today, thousands upon thousands of people are fleeing to a new country they can call “home” and where they can feel safe. Among these people, a big majority are the Syrian people. The Syrian Refugee Crisis has been relevant for about four years since the start of the Syrian civil war that began in March 2011, and is comparable to the Native Americans being pushed from their home lands. The Syrian Refugee Crisis equates to the Trail of Tears because both Syrians and refugees alike were pushed out of their homes, they were both forced to find
According to UNHCR, a refugee is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war, or violence. A refugee has a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group. Most likely, they cannot return home or are afraid to do so. War and ethnic, tribal and religious violence are leading causes of refugees fleeing their countries. When people flee their own country, and seek sanctuary in another country, they apply for asylum – the right to be recognized as a refugee and receive legal protection and material assistance. An asylum seeker must demonstrate that his or her fear of persecution in his or her home country is
Many refugees have a hard time living in a different country because it is often very different from where they’re from. Gurung states, “But here in the United States my community continues to
This article was not just written for those who agree that Australians should accept refugees but also those who do not. It was written so that the people who disagree with the acceptance of refugees could get an idea of the struggles that millions of people go through. It was written to provide information as to why we don’t accept refugees, but also why we should. This article is not intended for a particular age, if you are able to read and understand politics then it is suitable for you. It wasn’t a particular age i was catering for but a certain audience, mainly those who do not agree with the acceptance of refugees. I wrote to my audience by using examples of well known, respected and loved refugees such as Anh Do and Munjed Al Muderis. Those who
The article that I selected is called Education of young Burmese refugees. The topics that are addressed in the article are the growing population of Burmese refugees in America, the education of Burmese refugees and the hardships of being a refugee. The article begins with the high population of Burmese refugees in American. I agree with this topic because at my field placement there are hundreds of refugees from Burmese and the number continues to grow monthly. As a refugee education can be very hard to obtain because nothing is ever certain. The article describes the hardship of receiving an education as a refugee. Some hardships include financial hardships, language barriers and lack of resources. When refugees