The United Nations defines a refugee as any person who is outside any country of such person's nationality or, in the case of a person having no nationality, is outside any country in which such person last habitually resided, and who is unable or unwilling to return to, and is unable or unwilling to avail himself or herself or the protection of that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
American Refugee Committee International
A group committed to meeting the needs of refugees around the world.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
An article that provides a historical look at global refugee trends and their relationship with U.S. policy.
Ethiopian Community Development Council
The sponsors of the Refugee and Immigrant Relief Center. They provide a national perspective of a resettlement agency.
International Rescue Committee
A humanitarian crisis-response committee.
The Guardian's Data Blog
A blog that uses data from the UN to create a visualization chart for for worldwide refugee data from 2010.
Migration Information Source
Worldwide data and analyses of migration and refugee trends.
Thai Freedom House
A description of the Burmese refugee crisis from the perspective of a Thai refugee resource and language center.
The official website of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees e-Centre
An aggregation of articles about initiatives by the UN across the globe.
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