Famous refugees:  Albert Einstein, prominent German scientist, was accused of treason by the Third Reich in 1933.  He sought refuge in the United States.

Famous refugees: Albert Einstein, prominent German scientist, was accused of treason by the Third Reich in 1933. He sought refuge in the United States.

Gloria Estefan - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Gloria Estefan - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Well , lets compare Steve Job's achievements with the ones of Donald Trump!  #refugees#syrianrefugees

Well , lets compare Steve Job's achievements with the ones of Donald Trump! #refugees#syrianrefugees

Sigmund Freud - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Sigmund Freud - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Famous refugees:  Madeleine Albright's family fled Czechoslovakia from the Nazis.  She became the 64th US Secretary of State.

Famous refugees: Madeleine Albright's family fled Czechoslovakia from the Nazis. She became the 64th US Secretary of State.

A Diplomat, shrewd politician who has his mark in contemporary politics. A scholar who is one of the few to know the history of China and Middle East.

A Diplomat, shrewd politician who has his mark in contemporary politics. A scholar who is one of the few to know the history of China and Middle East.

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History  Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

Entertainment 							16 Famous Refugees Who Changed The World - http://www.sqba.co/entertainment/entertainment-16-famous-refugees-who-changed-the-world/

Entertainment 16 Famous Refugees Who Changed The World - http://www.sqba.co/entertainment/entertainment-16-famous-refugees-who-changed-the-world/

Refugees like Albert Einstein, Marlene Dietrich, Sigmund Freud and Gloria Estefan have loomed large in the fields of science, cinema, psychology and music.

Refugees like Albert Einstein, Marlene Dietrich, Sigmund Freud and Gloria Estefan have loomed large in the fields of science, cinema, psychology and music.

The sobering truth of the matter is that Canada's refugee policy is not generous at all, neither compared to other countries today, nor compared to that most famous refugee destination historically, the Canada of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

The sobering truth of the matter is that Canada's refugee policy is not generous at all, neither compared to other countries today, nor compared to that most famous refugee destination historically, the Canada of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

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