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    Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Australia: 1970’s and 21st Century

    The terms refugee and asylum seeker are different; according to the UNHCR “ an asylum-seeker is someone who says he or she is a refugee, but whose claim has not yet been definitively evaluated.”1 The definition of a Refugee is different it reads: “Someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their country of […] More

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    Asylum seeker

    Only a person who can claim that they have a well-founded fear of persecution can claim asylum. The majority of asylum seekers come to the UK from four main countries. These are Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Sri Lanka. Different people see the asylum seekers in different situations. Some see them and immediately give them sympathy […] More

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    Prison and Asylum Reform in the 19th Century

    In early American society, criminals that were held by our government we executed, whipped, and held in a dark cell for a short amount of time. The insane wandered around as a danger to themselves and people around them; and the churches caer took the poor. In the 1820s and 1830s there was a growing […] More