Let me be a refugee / Why do decision-makers in similar liberal democracies interpret the same legal definition in very different ways? International law provides states with a common definition of a "refugee" as well as guidelines outlining how asylum claims should be decided. Yet, the processes by which countries determine who should be granted refugee status look strikingly different, even across nations with many political, cultural, geographical, and institutional commonalities.

Let me be a refugee / Why do decision-makers in similar liberal democracies interpret the same legal definition in very different ways? International law provides states with a common definition of a "refugee" as well as guidelines outlining how asylum claims should be decided. Yet, the processes by which countries determine who should be granted refugee status look strikingly different, even across nations with many political, cultural, geographical, and institutional commonalities.

What is the definition of a refugee? How many refugees are there around the world? What causes people to become refugees? Here are 9 facts about refugees: 1. Refugees have fled persecution or war In order to officially be considered a refugee, a person must have suffered persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political…

What is the definition of a refugee? How many refugees are there around the world? What causes people to become refugees? Here are 9 facts about refugees: 1. Refugees have fled persecution or war In order to officially be considered a refugee, a person must have suffered persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political…

"Pienso que un héroe es un individuo extraordinario que encuentra la fuerza de perseverar y resistir a pesar de los obstáculos." Christopher Reeve

An Ordinary Hero

"Pienso que un héroe es un individuo extraordinario que encuentra la fuerza de perseverar y resistir a pesar de los obstáculos." Christopher Reeve

There are a nice variety of lessons for young students to older students. They cover a variety of Human Rights topics.

There are a nice variety of lessons for young students to older students. They cover a variety of Human Rights topics.

ESL-Kids.com - ESL stuff for kids including flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and children's song lyrics.  A great resource for teachers of ESL kids.

ESL-Kids.com - ESL stuff for kids including flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and children's song lyrics. A great resource for teachers of ESL kids.

I thought this was "duh", but then I remembered who the president is...

I thought this was "duh", but then I remembered who the president is...

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