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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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5 million over two and a half years to deliver both settlement and integration supports to refugees, as well as to help organizations and groups that are privately sponsoring refugees.
District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton claims the federal government and the International Rescue Committee - one of about 20 private nonprofits that have a state contract to resettle refugees in Texas - are violating federal law by moving forward with the planned resettlement of two Syrian families.
In the last few days, more than half of US governors have said they do not want future Syrian refugees resettled in their states.
This is a huge cause for celebration and plays well into our main agenda; to create safe routes for refugees into the EU.
Refugee mothers had for years been campaigning for these perks for their children and although they had the support of all the political parties, governments refused to change the law, claiming it would turn 80 per cent of the population into refugees and put an additional strain on public funds.
This was the first time refugees were recognized in the title of legislation.
The region is more than ever before concerned since it hosts at present about 5 000 refugees in the camps of Ras Jedir and Shucha in addition to the thousands of Libyans housed by Tunisian families.
Hosts said that this was particularly important given that women and children constitute the vast majority of refugees in Yemen.
More than half of the asylum seekers and refugees interviewed said they either strongly agreed or tended to agree that the average British person welcomes refugees to the UK.
UN launches regional plan for Iraqi refugees in Syria
The number of Somali refugees who reached Yemeni coastlines during the first half of October jumped to 2116 refugees, including 416 women and 24 children, Information Center of Interior Ministry reported on Saturday.
Bymaram Mamaseitova, Chairperson of the Migration Committee of the Kyrgyz Parliament, reaffirmed refugees of parliamentary support.
Case studies are then presented of Palestinian refugees, Somali refugees, Sudanese refugees in Uganda and Kenya, Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, Burmese refugees in South and Southeast Asia, and Afghan refugees in Iran and Pakistan.
Summary: The High Commissioner for Refugees (HCR) established the number of official refugees in Morocco at 766 in 2008, 193 of whom are children.
BEIRUT, Lebanon--Lebanese authorities arrest Iraqi refugees without valid visas and detain them indefinitely to coerce them to return to Iraq, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.