refugee

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Synonyms for refugee

one who flees, as from home, confinement, captivity, or justice

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an exile who flees for safety

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This is about Syrian refugee families and NOT economic migrants.
Merkel's idea of quotas on refugees should be applied to economic migrants, too.
CentreForum's National Insurance proposal would see PS2,000 paid upon entry to the UK by non-EU economic migrants only and refunded once they had made suf-ficient tax contributions, or left the country without claiming welfare.
Professor Sami Bislimi explains that economic migrants inject into the country some 1-1.
00pm) Evan Davis presents a Panorama investigation into economic migrants who illegally enter Britain, asking how difficult it is and why they risk so much to achieve their goals.
The book depicts the hardship of the economic migrants, their nostalgia and the generation gap.
Washington, Sep 01 (ANI): A new study by a sociologist has suggested that economic migrants seeking a 'better life' might end up being less happy.
Ms May pledged there would be consultation on how best to implement an annual limit on economic migrants from outside the EU.
The Queen's Speech con-firmed that the Government will introduce a cap on the number of non-European Union economic migrants entering the UK.
Labour's Colin Burgon (Elmet) called for tighter restrictions on economic migrants and urged the Government to renegotiate EUrules to preventuncontrolled migration from within the member states.
Economic migrants who plan to work in Britain for only a short time will have to pay fees for English courses.
ALMOST 7,500 economic migrants moved to Merseyside last year.
In fact, the UK could not do without its influx of economic migrants.
According to Kim Kwang-tae, an analyst with the South Korean news agency Yonhap, Beijing calls the North Koreans economic migrants who are not protected by international agreements for asylum-seekers.
MB: It is a fallacy that the majority of asylum-seekers are economic migrants, that they have no fear of persecution--that is simply not true.